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Internal Revenue Service

AARP needs volunteers for Tax-Aide program

AARP Foundation in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service Tax-Aide Program is seeking volunteers to assist seniors and low- to middle-income residents with preparing annual tax returns in Lake County. Individuals interested in becoming a tax-aide volunteer may register for the free training program, which begins in January. Upon completion of the five-day training, participants can choose to volunteer at one of the sites in Clermont, Leesburg or Mount Dora or Hawthorne. Volunteers are not required to be AARP members or retirees. Previous tax experience is not required, but computer knowledge is necessary. Mileage reimbursement is offered. To register, visit