Free income tax preparation assistance is available for senior citizens at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. Seniors can get help from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until April 15.
Returns will be filed electronically, city of Merced spokesman Mike Conway said.
Help is available for Spanish speakers and homebound seniors can call 209 385-8803 for assistance. The tax assistance is available through AARP-Tax-Aide volunteers.