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Free assistance with income tax preparation is available to residents until April 6. In a program sponsored by the Council on Aging, volunteers certified under the AARP Tax Aide Program can help to prepare federal and Massachusetts personal income tax returns or answer tax questions, particularly those faced by low- and middle-income taxpayers. Call the Council on Aging at 781-275-6825 to schedule a weekday appointment; call the Bedford Free Public Library at 781-275-9440 for a Saturday appointment.