IRS Certified Volunteers Providing FREE TAX PREPARATION

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less per year. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

In addition to VITA, the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program offers free tax help for all taxpayers, particularly those who are 60 years of age and older, specializing in questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors. The IRS-certified volunteers who provide tax counseling are often retired individuals associated with non-profit organizations that receive grants from the IRS.

Free Income Tax Prep Locator Tool

Search Tool – Free Income Tax Prep for Seniors

You will need to bring all W-2 and/or 1099 Forms for the 2018 tax year. Most locations require an appointment so be sure to call ahead.

In addition, check out the services they offer and what documents you need to bring .


Other Free Options

If you have an annual income of $66,000 or less and feel comfortable filing your own taxes, you can use free tax filing software to get the job done.