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Published: Sunday, 3/10/2013

Free help preparing tax returns offered

Dozens of sites throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan offer help preparing returns. Some offer walk-up service while some are by appointment only. Appointments could be limited.

Preparers providing free help are trained to do relatively simple returns; people with businesses or rental properties are excluded. The average return takes about 45 minutes and includes state filings.

It is recommended that you call first to see if appointments are still available. The IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the AARP’s Tax Counseling for the Elderly run the programs.

The sites are:

OHIO

Allen County

■ Superior Federal Credit Union, 4230 Elida Rd., Lima, 419-879-4865.

■ Bluffton Senior Citizen Association, 132 North Main St., Bluffton, 419-358-8971.

■ Allen County Council on Aging, 215 North Central Ave., Lima, 419-228-5135.

■ Hefner Building, 221 North Main St., Lima, 419-225-9405.

■ Senior Citizens Services Inc., 3400 West Elm St., Lima, 419-991-8811.

■ Delphos Senior Citizens Inc., 301 East Suthoff St., Delphos, 419-692-1331.

Defiance County

■ Defiance County Senior Services, 140 E. Broadway St., Defiance, 419-782-3233

Erie County

■ Erie County Senior Center, 620 East Water St., Sandusky, 419-626-3670.

■ Goodwill Industries of Erie, Huron, Ottawa, and Sandusky Counties, 419 W. Market St., 419-625-4744.

■ Sandusky Library, 114 West Adams St., Sandusky, 419-625-3834.

■ Erie Multi-Purpose Center, 620 E. Water St., Sandusky.

Hancock County

■Hancock County Agency on Aging, 423 Trenton Ave., Findlay, 419-423-8496.

■Findlay-Hancock Public Library, 206 Broadway St., Findlay, 419-422-1712.

Henry County

■ St. Paul United Methodist Church, 232 W. Washington St., Napoleon, 419-599-5515.

Huron County

■ Senior Enrichment Services, 315 East Tiffin St., Willard, 419-933-4701.

■ Bellevue Senior Center, 690 Flat Rock Rd., Bellevue, 419-483-6600.

■ Bellevue Library, 224 East Main St., Bellevue, 419-483-4769

■ Services for Aging Inc., 130 Shady Lane Dr., Norwalk, 419-668-6245

Lucas County

■ University of Toledo - Enactus (formerly SIFE) program, 2801 Bancroft St., Toledo.

■ Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St., Toledo, 419-259-5320.

■ Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union, 1339 Dorr St., Toledo, 419-255-8876.

■ United North, 2860 Lagrange St., Toledo, 419-255-8406.

■ Providence Center, 1949 Broadway, Toledo, 419-244-0666.

■ Adelante Inc., 520 Broadway, Toledo, 419-244-8440.

■ United Way of Greater Toledo, 424 Jackson St., Toledo, 419-254-4675

■Lourdes University - FSA, 6832 Convent Rd., Sylvania.

■ East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave., Toledo, 419-691-1429.

■ Owens Community College, Founders Building, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg.

■ Sanger Branch Library, 3030 West Central Ave., Toledo, 419-259-5370.

■ Washington Branch Library, 5560 Harvest Ln., Toledo, 419-259-5330.

■ Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, 419-885-3913.

Ottawa County

■ Ottawa County Transitional Housing, 1854 E. Perry St., Port Clinton, 419-734-2652

■ Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., Genoa, 419-855-4491.

■ Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 West Witty Rd., Elmore, 419-862-3874.

■ Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton, 419-732-3221.

■ Port Clinton Senior Center, 320 East Third St., Port Clinton, 419-734-1481.

Putnam County

■ Ottawa Senior Citizens Service, 1035 East Third St., Ottawa, 419-523-5593.

Sandusky County

■ Terra Community College, 2830 Napoleon Rd., Fremont.

■ Fort Stephenson Senior Center, 600 West State St., Fremont, 419-334-8181.

■ Clyde Senior Center, 900 N. Woodland Ave., Clyde, 419-547-8052.

Seneca County

■ Temp Building Commission on Aging, 10 Riverside Dr., Tiffin.

■ Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., Tiffin, 419-447-1841.

■ Fostoria Public Library, 205 Perry St., Fostoria, 419-435-4357.

Williams County

■ Bryan Senior Center, 1201 S. Portland St., Bryan, 419-636-4047.

Wood County

■ Wood County United Way, 1616 E. Wooster St., 1-800-650-4357

■ Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, 419-874-3135.

■ Wood County Senior Center, 305 North Main St., Bowling Green, 419-353-5661.


MICHIGAN

Hillsdale County

■ Community Action Agency Hillsdale, 23 Care Drive, Hillsdale, 517-437-3346.

Lenawee County

■ Lenawee County Department on Aging, 1040 South Winter St., Suite 3003, Adrian, 517-264-5280.

■ Community Action Agency Lenawee, 400 West South St., Adrian, 517-263-7861.

Monroe County

■ Monroe County Opportunity Program, 1140 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, 734-241-2775.



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