Free Tax Help
Start with IRS.gov for all your tax preparation needs. Contact the IRS by phone if your issue cannot be resolved online.
Interactive Tax Assistant
The Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) is a tool that provides answers to various tax law questions.
Face-to-face tax help
IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) are your source for personal tax help
when you believe your tax issue can only be handled face-to-face. Appointments are required.
Find a local office near you.
For individuals or families with a combined income under $66,000 in 2017. Provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance online and in-person for qualified individuals.
AARP Tax-Aide Program
For adults age 50 and older, this program offers free personal income tax form preparation assistance from volunteer tax counselors.
Find assistance near you.
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
Provides free tax preparation assistance for seniors, people with disabilities and people with low incomes. There are a number of locations throughout the Valley.
Learn more and find the site nearest you.
Find a Tax Pro Now
The e-File Provider Search Tool allows you to find an e-file provider in your area.
Do a "Paycheck Checkup"
The IRS encourages employees to use the Withholding Calculator to perform a quick "paycheck checkup." An employee checking their withholding can help protect against having too little tax withheld and facing an unexpected tax bill or penalty at tax time in 2019 or having too much withheld, leading to a larger refund.
How do I check the status of my refund?
Get up-to-date refund information using Where's My Refund?
How do I get a copy of my return?
Always remember to print your return after you successfully e-file. If you forget to print your return, order a free transcript from IRS. Depending on the type of transcript you request, you'll get more or less of the information from your return.
What is Direct Pay?
Use Direct Pay to pay your individual tax bill or estimated tax payment directly from your checking or savings account at no cost to you.
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