Any Ridgefield taxpayer who meets income and simple tax return criteria may receive free assistance in filling out federal and state tax forms through the seasonal AARP Tax-Aide Program. The program begins in February and continues through mid-April. Call Peter Massagli at 203-438-2755. The Internal Revenue Service has various help lines: federal tax information, 800-829-1040; Tele-Tax (recorded tax info), 800-829-4477; Problem Resolution Office, 800-829-1040; or the Hearing Impaired TV/Tele-TTY, 800-829-4059.