Income tax prep is free, if you qualify

Free income tax preparation is being offered to qualified taxpayers at senior citizens centers in Milford and West Haven.

• Milford: AARP volunteers will be providing free income tax preparation at the Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive. Sessions are 9 a.m.-noon p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, through April 13. RSVP: 203-877-5131.

• Milford: The VITA Program offers free income tax preparation for all ages and low-income families with earnings of $54,000. The program, associated with the Internal Revenue Service, will be offered by TEAM Inc., at the VITA Clinic at the Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive. It will run Sunday, noon-3 p.m. and Mondays, 5-7 p.m. through April 17. RSVP:, 203-736- 5420 ext. 206.

• In West Haven, the Senior Center is offering a free tax preparation service to help low- to middle-income taxpayers. The AARP Tax-Aide program is available by appointment 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Johnson Community Center, 201 Noble St. Special attention is given to help those 60 and older fill out federal tax forms. The service, which includes tax counseling, is offered by trained volunteer tax preparers from AARP, in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service. RSVP: 203-937-3507.