Sen. Hansen offers free 2011 tax preparation guides

LANSING — Residents of the 34th Senate District looking for a free tax preparation reference can obtain a copy of the latest Michigan Taxpayer’s Guide through Sen. Goeff Hansen’s website.

The guide, which is a reference for the 2011 tax year, is designed to help residents prepare their tax forms.

“Every year, the tax laws change,” said Hansen, R-Hart. “That is why I strongly encourage residents of Mason, Oceana, Newaygo and Muskegon counties to use this handy guide when preparing and filing their taxes. I’m glad to make the tax preparation guide available to all of my constituents.”

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 34th Senate District on Hansen’s Web site at: Anyone without Internet access can obtain a free copy by contacting Hansen’s office toll free at 1-866-305-2134.