Disability.gov Update: Free Assistance Preparing Your Tax Returns
Free Assistance Preparing Your Tax Returns
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers free tax preparation help through
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA program, is usually limited to
people who make $53,000 or less, individuals with disabilities
s> and the elderly, and people who speak limited English. Trained
volunteers can help you prepare your tax returns and help you find out if
you may be eligible for special credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit
<http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Qualify-for-EITC> or Credit for the Elderly
or the Disabled
for-the-Elderly-or-the-Disabled/Credit-for-the-Elderly-or-the-Disabled> . In
addition, the Tax Counseling for the Elderly
program offers free tax help for all taxpayers, particularly those who are
60 years of age and older. This program specializes in tax issues like
retirement and pensions that are unique to seniors.
For more information be sure to check out this post on Disability.Blog, "
ple-with-disabilities/> Services at the IRS for People with Disabilities."