Federal Income Tax Preparation Assistance

Income Tax Assistance-VITA

Trained volunteers, sponsored by various community based organizations, receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country for low to moderate income individuals. Electronic filing is available at most sites located in community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls and other convenient locations.


Low to moderate income individuals ages 18 and above who need assistance in completing their state or federal income tax.

Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE)

Trained volunteers from non-profit organizations provide free tax counseling and basic income tax return preparation for people age 60 and over. Volunteers who provide tax counseling are often retirees associated with non-profit organizations that receive grants from the Internal Revenue Service.


People age 60 and over.

AARP Tax-Aide

With special attention to those age 60 and older, trained volunteer counselors assist low and middle income individuals in preparing their taxes. To learn more about becoming an AARP Tax-Aide volunteer, click here or call 1-888-227-7669.

Learn More

For more information about VITA or TCE visit your local IRS office Web site .

For more information on the location of local AARP counseling sites visit AARP's Web site.


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: 1-800-829-1040

Tax Counseling for the Elderly: 1-800-829-1040

AARP: 1-888-227-7669