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Free income tax assistance offered

Free income tax assistance is again available for low- to moderate-income and senior citizen taxpayers.

Help is available to file federal and state returns and also file for rent and real estate tax refunds. E-file service is available at all sites. Tax aide sites are in:

• Perham, 805 West Main, ITOW Museum, Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., opens Jan. 26, call (218) 346-7678.

• New York Mills, 109 South Walker, New York Mills, Otter Tail Wadena Community Action, Tuesdays 12:15-6 p.m., opens Jan. 25, (218) 385-2900.

• Wadena Senior Citizen's Center, 220 S. Jefferson St., Wadena, Thursdays 9 a.m. to noon, opens Feb. 3, call (218) 631-4077.

Free tax aide assistance will be open Jan. 25 through April 15. Otter Tail-Wadena Community Action, AARP, IRS, and the Minnesota Department of Revenue sponsor the Tax Aide Program.