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    Get the word out! IRS - certified tax preparers help millions of people keep more of their money

    Did you know that many Americans can keep more of their money at tax time by getting free tax preparation from IRS-certified volunteer preparers? The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide programs provide free preparation–without upcharges or hidden fees–and serve taxpayers using rigorous IRS preparation standards and certified tax preparers.

    How to access free tax assistance services
    Free in-person tax preparation sites

    IRS VITA and AARP Tax Aide sites operate nationwide and offer many convenient options for free tax filing, including in-person service, online, mobile, and drop-off options.

    IRS Certified VITA and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide preparers offer free tax help to people who need assistance, including:  

    • People who generally make $60,000 or less
    • Persons with disabilities
    • Limited English-speaking taxpayers
    • People 60 years old or older

    Find a VITA or AARP Tax Aide site in your area

    Online resources for free IRS-certified tax preparation

    There are also additional online resources that provide the same trusted support from IRS-certified preparers.

    GetYourRefund.org

    GetYourRefund.org lets you upload pictures of your W-2s and other tax papers, so an IRS-certified tax preparer can complete your tax return for you and help you to file your taxes. This service is absolutely free, and everything is taken care of over the internet. You never have to travel to a tax site or sit in a waiting room.

    MyFreeTaxes.com

    Consumers can also use MyFreeTaxes.com to prepare and file their own tax returns with assistance from IRS-certified tax preparers.

    Get the word out

    You don’t need to be a tax expert yourself to help people access free filing options. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has prepared resources to help you spread the word, including a flyer in English and Spanish, social media content, video resources and a web-based guide to filing your taxes in 2022.

    Consider supporting your local VITA or Tax-Aide site as a volunteer

    If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tax preparer or assisting in other ways, you can sign up to volunteer through the IRS.gov tax volunteer page or the AARP Foundation's main page for Tax-Aide. You don’t need to be a tax professional; people of all backgrounds are welcome to volunteer. Volunteers receive training to help taxpayers file accurate tax returns.

     

     

     

    Did you know that many Americans can keep more of their money at tax time by getting free tax preparation from IRS-certified volunteer preparers?
    2023-01-12
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    2023-01-13
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the AARP Foundation Tax - Aide programs provide free preparation – without upcharges or hidden fees – and serve taxpayers using rigorous IRS preparation standards and certified tax preparers

Did you know that many Americans can keep more of their money at tax time by getting free tax preparation from IRS-certified volunteer preparers? The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide programs provide free preparation–without upcharges or hidden fees–and serve taxpayers using rigorous IRS preparation standards and certified tax preparers.

How to access free tax assistance services
Free in-person tax preparation sites

IRS VITA and AARP Tax Aide sites operate nationwide and offer many convenient options for free tax filing, including in-person service, online, mobile, and drop-off options.

IRS Certified VITA and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide preparers offer free tax help to people who need assistance, including:  

  • People who generally make $60,000 or less
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Limited English-speaking taxpayers
  • People 60 years old or older

Find a VITA or AARP Tax Aide site in your area

Online resources for free IRS-certified tax preparation

There are also additional online resources that provide the same trusted support from IRS-certified preparers.

GetYourRefund.org

GetYourRefund.org lets you upload pictures of your W-2s and other tax papers, so an IRS-certified tax preparer can complete your tax return for you and help you to file your taxes. This service is absolutely free, and everything is taken care of over the internet. You never have to travel to a tax site or sit in a waiting room.

MyFreeTaxes.com

Consumers can also use MyFreeTaxes.com to prepare and file their own tax returns with assistance from IRS-certified tax preparers.

Get the word out

You don’t need to be a tax expert yourself to help people access free filing options. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has prepared resources to help you spread the word, including a flyer in English and Spanish, social media content, video resources and a web-based guide to filing your taxes in 2022.

Consider supporting your local VITA or Tax-Aide site as a volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tax preparer or assisting in other ways, you can sign up to volunteer through the IRS.gov tax volunteer page or the AARP Foundation's main page for Tax-Aide. You don’t need to be a tax professional; people of all backgrounds are welcome to volunteer. Volunteers receive training to help taxpayers file accurate tax returns.

 

 

 

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