Free Income Tax Preparation for Elderly and Low Income Families


​The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE), and AARP Tax-Aide programs offers free tax help to elderly and low income families who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Free tax preparation sites are generally located at community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls and other convenient locations across Illinois.  Click here to locate the site nearest you.