Sen. Schuitmaker offers free 2010 tax preparation guides

LANSING — Residents of the 20th Senate District looking for a free tax preparation reference can obtain a copy of the latest Michigan Taxpayer’s Guide through Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker’s website.

The guide, which is a reference for the 2010 tax year, is designed to help residents prepare their tax forms.

“These free tax guides are great resources for preparing your taxes,” said Schuitmaker, R-Antwerp Township. “The changing tax laws can make filing your taxes a chore and these handy guides give you the most current information available. I encourage everyone to make use of this resource.”

The booklet contains information on Michigan’s taxes and tax credits. Included is a year-long taxpayer’s calendar with reference to important tax dates and filing deadlines. Also inside are copies of the most commonly used tax forms, as well as addresses and phone numbers for obtaining state agency tax information assistance.

Free copies of the tax guides are available for residents of the 20th Senate District here and on Schuitmaker’s website at:

Anyone without Internet access can obtain a free copy by contacting Schuitmaker’s office toll free at 1-866-305-2120.