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Tax Information

Tax forms, tax preparation help and more.

Free Tax Preparation Help

Free Tax Preparation Options

  • AARP Foundation
    • Online Tax Assistance
      A year-round service for people with specific tax law questions:
      • Explore lists of frequently asked questions and answers.
      • Submit a request for information.
    • AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Service
      Provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone free of charge with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 or have low to moderate income. Program is cosponsored by the IRS.
      • NOTE: AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program services are generally available from late January/early February through April 15 of each year. During that time, you can enter your zip code to find a Tax-Aide location near you.
      • For more information about the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program, call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277), TTY 877-434-7598.
  • MilTax: Tax Services for the Military
    Free tax services for active military, veterans and their families. Services include tax preparation and e-filing software, and one-on-one help from military tax experts. Provided by Military OneSource and the Department of Defense.
    • NOTE: MilTax e-filing software is available mid-January until Oct. 15.
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
    VITA offers free income tax preparation and filing services to families and individuals who earned $58,000 or less in 2021. IRS-certified volunteers will ensure you receive the maximum tax refund and help determine if you are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Organized by Fairfax County Department of Family Services.
    • NOTE: VITA services are available between late January and April 15 each year. Check back in early 2023 for a complete list of locations, dates and times near you.
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