Office for the Aging


Deadline for Filing Taxes is April 15!

Regardless of your age, the deadline for filing income tax is April 15, 2014. Filing later than that may result in fines. Please consult a tax expert for professional advice about your taxes or extending your personal income tax deadline.

Below, you will find a handy list of links to trusted sources for information and advice for older adults.

Free tax help from the IRS for Americans aged 60+: Link)

Questions about taxes for those 55 years of age and older via AARP's FREE Tax Aide program: Link)

Questions about your retirement plan: Link)

New York State tax forms from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance: Link)

Federal tax forms from the IRS: Link)

Did you Know?
The first, known, written record of taxes dates back to ancient Egypt. At that time, taxes were not given in the form of money, but rather as items such as grain, livestock, or oils. Taxes were such an important part of ancient Egyptian life that many of the surviving hieroglyphic tablets are about taxes. - from's(External Link) "History of Income Tax in the U.S."