IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) & Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs
What is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program?
VITA is a program supported by the IRS that provides people who make roughly $57,000 or less a year with free assistance in preparing their tax returns. offers free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals.
What is Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program?
TCE is a program that offers free help, particularly for those who are age 60 or older, specializing in questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors.
Who is eligible for VITA?
- People who generally make $57,000 or less a year
- Persons with disabilities; and
- Limited English-speaking taxpayers
How to find a VITA or TCE site near you?
The following tools can help you to locate an open site near you: