Sen. Casperson offers free 2010 tax preparation guides

LANSING — Residents of the 38th Senate District looking for a free tax preparation reference can obtain a copy of the latest Michigan Taxpayer’s Guide through Sen. Tom Casperson’s website.

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

“Filing your taxes can be a complicated process, since the tax laws change every year,” said Casperson, R-Escanaba. “That is why I’m making these free guides available – to help make preparing taxes as trouble-free as possible. I encourage everyone to take advantage of the taxpayer guide.”

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 38th Senate District on Casperson’s website at: Anyone without Internet access can obtain a free copy by contacting Casperson’s office toll free at 1-866-305-2038.