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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Tax Tips for Freelancers
"Tax Tips for Freelancers" is Part 2 (of 3) of the Small Business Tax Workshops series at the Science, Industry & Business Library (SIBL). It is designed to inform startups and established freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent contractors, about their tax requirements and recordkeeping responsibilities. Attendees will learn about Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), deductible business expenses, self-employment tax and other tax topics. Come to one or come…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Mon, January 29
@ 1 p.m.
Money Matters
Free E-file Tax Assistance
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. To participate in this free program, you must: Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) Mondays & Wednesdays: 1 PM – 6 PM Fridays & Saturdays: 1 PM – 5 PM Sites are open January 29th through Apr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, January 31
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the 58th Street Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 and end on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, February 1
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
​ Come early! Doors open at 10 AM AARP Tax - AIDE closes at 2 PM Be prepared to stay until your taxes are completed. Bring the following: • Government Issued Photo ID • Original Social Security Cards for you and all dependents • All Income related items • All Deduction related items • Form 1095-A For more information see AARP flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp Every Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 1st through Apr. 17th 10 AM – 2 PM Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, February 1
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 1
@ 11 a.m.
AARP TAX HELP
TAX HELP AARP THURSDAYS 11am-1pm Beginning February 1st 2018 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9:30 DURING DAY OF PROGRAM 1st COME FIRST SERVE MUST BRING: STATE OR FEDERAL PHOTO ID SOCIAL SECURTIY CARD SOCIAL SECURTIY CARDS OF ALL DEPENDANTS LAST YEARS TAX RETURNS (IF YOU HAVE THEM) ALL PROOF OF INCOME
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, February 2
@ 12 noon
Free Income Tax Preparation
Free Income Tax Preparation. This program provides tax counseling for seniors, and individuals with income under $50,000. Tax prep is administered through the VITA/TCE Foundation. Please note that space for tax prep is limited and spaces are given first come first served. *ELECTRONIC FILING ONLY* Bring with you: 1. Copy of last year’s Tax Return 2. W2 form-Wage & Earnings Statement from employer. 3. 1099G Form-Interest, Dividends, SSA,RRB-1 4. Forms ma…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 2
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 3
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Preparation Service at the 58th Street Library
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This program will start on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 and end on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Up to 30 clients will be processed each day on a first come first serve basis.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Sat, February 3
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, February 5
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Tue, February 6
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
​ Come early! Doors open at 10 AM AARP Tax - AIDE closes at 2 PM Be prepared to stay until your taxes are completed. Bring the following: • Government Issued Photo ID • Original Social Security Cards for you and all dependents • All Income related items • All Deduction related items • Form 1095-A For more information see AARP flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp Every Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 1st through Apr. 17th 10 AM – 2 PM Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, February 7
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thu, February 8
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 8
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
​ Come early! Doors open at 10 AM AARP Tax - AIDE closes at 2 PM Be prepared to stay until your taxes are completed. Bring the following: • Government Issued Photo ID • Original Social Security Cards for you and all dependents • All Income related items • All Deduction related items • Form 1095-A For more information see AARP flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp Every Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 1st through Apr. 17th 10 AM – 2 PM Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, February 8
@ 11 a.m.
AARP TAX HELP
TAX HELP AARP THURSDAYS 11am-1pm Beginning February 1st 2018 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9:30 DURING DAY OF PROGRAM 1st COME FIRST SERVE MUST BRING: STATE OR FEDERAL PHOTO ID SS CARD SS CARDS OF ALL DEPENDANTS LAST YEARS TAX RETURNS (IF YOU HAVE THEM) ALL PROOF OF INCOME
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 8
@ 11 a.m.
AARP TAX HELP
TAX HELP AARP THURSDAYS 11am-1pm Beginning February 1st 2018 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9:30 DURING DAY OF PROGRAM 1st COME FIRST SERVE MUST BRING: STATE OR FEDERAL PHOTO ID SOCIAL SECURTIY CARD SOCIAL SECURTIY CARDS OF ALL DEPENDANTS LAST YEARS TAX RETURNS (IF YOU HAVE THEM) ALL PROOF OF INCOME
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 8
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Asset Allocation
Does your portfolio have too many investment positions and seem complicated? Are you holding the right investments in your taxable accounts? How does new tax law affect your investments? Frequent rebalancing creates a tax liability – which account should you rebalance? Are you holding on to annuities only to avoid taxation? Then this is a must attend session for you! Erika Safran, CFP® discusses the difference between asset allocation and diversification, tax treatment of investments, and shar…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, February 8
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Business Legal Structures
"Tax Tips for Freelancers" is Part 3 (of 3) of the Small Business Tax Workshops series at the Science, Industry & Business Library (SIBL). It is designed to inform you about various business structures and to help you determine which type of entity is most suitable for your emerging or existing business. The seminar will benefit established businesses, those getting started and individuals anticipating going into business. You are sure to gain important knowledge and your business will be…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, February 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, February 9
@ 12 noon
Free Income Tax Preparation
Free Income Tax Preparation. Tax Counseling for Seniors and Individuals with Income under 50,000. Administered through the VITA/TCE Foundation. Please note that space for tax prep is limited and spaced are given first come first served.. *ELECTRONIC FILING ONLY* Bring with you: 1. Copy of last year’s Tax Return 2. W2 form-Wage & Earnings Statement from employer. 3. 1099G Form-Interest, Dividends, SSA,RRB-1 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue an…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 9
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 10
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, February 12
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Wed, February 14
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thu, February 15
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 15
@ 11 a.m.
AARP TAX HELP
TAX HELP AARP THURSDAYS 11am-1pm Beginning February 1st 2018 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9:30 DURING DAY OF PROGRAM 1st COME FIRST SERVE MUST BRING: STATE OR FEDERAL PHOTO ID SS CARD SS CARDS OF ALL DEPENDANTS LAST YEARS TAX RETURNS (IF YOU HAVE THEM) ALL PROOF OF INCOME
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, February 16
@ 12 noon
Free Income Tax Preparation
Free Income Tax Preparation. This program provides tax counseling for seniors, and individuals with income under $50,000. Tax prep is administered through the VITA/TCE Foundation. Please note that space for tax prep is limited and spaces are given first come first served. *ELECTRONIC FILING ONLY* Bring with you: 1. Copy of last year’s Tax Return 2. W2 form-Wage & Earnings Statement from employer. 3. 1099G Form-Interest, Dividends, SSA,RRB-1 4. Forms ma…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 16
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 17
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Wed, February 21
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thu, February 22
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 11 a.m.
AARP TAX HELP
TAX HELP AARP THURSDAYS 11am-1pm Beginning February 1st 2018 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9:30 DURING DAY OF PROGRAM 1st COME FIRST SERVE MUST BRING: STATE OR FEDERAL PHOTO ID SS CARD SS CARDS OF ALL DEPENDANTS LAST YEARS TAX RETURNS (IF YOU HAVE THEM) ALL PROOF OF INCOME
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 12 noon
Free Income Tax Preparation
Free Income Tax Preparation. This program provides tax counseling for seniors, and individuals with income under $50,000. Tax prep is administered through the VITA/TCE Foundation. Please note that space for tax prep is limited and spaces are given first come first served. *ELECTRONIC FILING ONLY* Bring with you: 1. Copy of last year’s Tax Return 2. W2 form-Wage & Earnings Statement from employer. 3. 1099G Form-Interest, Dividends, SSA,RRB-1 4. Forms ma…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
Volunteers from AARP will provide assistance to low and middle income taxpayers, with emphasis on Senior Citizens. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring with you: 1. A copy of last year's Tax Return. 2. W-2 Form - Wage and Earnings Statement from your employer. 3. 1099 Form Series 4. Forms mailed to you by the Internal Revenue Service, or New York State Department of Taxation. 5. Any other information concerning your income and expenses. 6. Must pro…
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Retirement Account Distribution Strategies
Most people are familiar with how to reduce taxes by putting savings in tax deferred accounts. Managing taxes during the distribution phase can be just as important. With that in mind, Bonnie Yam, CFA® CFP® discusses the four tax-efficient withdrawal strategies. Ms. Yam graduated from Smith College with a BA in Math and Economics. She received her MBA in finance from University of Chicago. Before starting her own company, she was a financial manager for TIME magazine and a Hedge Fund Ana…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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