SOURCE: Kendal Northern Ohio

Kendal Northern Ohio

March 15, 2013 09:29 ET

Kendal Northern Ohio Offers Free Guide to Help Older Adults Discover Possible Tax Benefits

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - Mar 15, 2013) - Taxes are on the minds of many older adults as April 15 looms closer, and many are seeking help filing personal taxes. While most federal income tax laws apply equally to all taxpayers regardless of age, there are some provisions that take into account specific situations of older taxpayers.

Discovering all the tax benefits for those 65+ can be tedious, especially for those who prefer filing without the assistance of tax software or trusted accountant. That's why Kendal Northern Ohio created the free download "Tax Relief for Older Adults: A Basic Guide to Benefits."

To get a free copy of "Tax Relief for Older Adults: A Basic Guide to Benefits," visit http://www.kendalnorthernohio.org/tax-relief-for-older-adults.

The guide provides a basic overview of what tax benefits older adults (those 65 and older) should be aware of when filing for the 2013 tax season, as well as tips for protecting themselves from tax scammers and advice on how long to save tax documents.

Possible deductions for older adults included in the guide are:

  • Medical and Dental Expenses
  • Selling Your Main Home
  • Traditional IRA Contributions
  • Investment Income
  • Charitable Contributions

Kendal Northern Ohio is a part of The Kendal Corporation, a national leader in the field of aging, which provides services and communities for older adults in eight states and operates with Quaker principles and practices. Kendal Northern Ohio is a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring a range of choices and lifestyle preferences for older adults. Affiliates include a retirement community in Oberlin, Ohio; a virtual retirement community "without walls" within your own home; and home health care services in Lorain and western Cuyahoga counties.

Click here to download your free copy of "Tax Relief for Older Adults: A Basic Guide to Benefits."

About Kendal Northern Ohio

A part of The Kendal Corporation system, Kendal Northern Ohio strives to enrich the lives of older adults in Northeast Ohio and beyond by offering ongoing programs and services, including lifelong learning. Kendal Northern Ohio operates on Quaker principles and values and welcomes individuals of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background. Kendal Northern Ohio supports the programs and services provided by Kendal at Oberlin, Kendal at Home and Senior Independence. For more information, visit www.kendalnorthernohio.org.