Legal & Tax Assistance

Tax Assistance Income Tax - AARP provides the Council On Aging with trained volunteers to help residents fill out their state and federal tax forms. The tax volunteers are available by appointment from February through mid April. This free service is offered to tax filers of low-moderate income.

Property Tax Assistance - Programs providing property tax exemptions and abatements for older citizens and surviving spouses are set forth in the General Laws of Massachusetts. Contact the Newburyport Assessor's Office and the Council On Aging for more information.

City of Newburyport Assessor's Office
Mass. State Department of Revenue

Financial Planning Seminars - The Council On Aging hosts quarterly presentations that address issues such as: Financial Strategies you can use today.

Money Management:

  • Investment Basics
  • Advanced Investment Strategies
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Charitable Giving

Legal Assistance

Attorneys from Elder Law Solutions are provide free consultations at the Senior/Community Center on the 1st Monday of each month. Call 978 -465-5407 to schedule an appointment.