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  • AARP Tax-Aide - Find a Site

    The AARP Tax-Aide program offers free one-on-one counseling, as well as assistance on the telephone and internet to help individuals prepare basic tax forms, including the 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ and other standard schedules. The service is available to taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. This webpage will locate a service site near you. Content Detail

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    American Association of Retired Persons
  • Do-It-Yourself Free Tax Preparation (Video)

    This video from the Internal Revenue Service helps you learn how to electronically file your tax return with a help from certified volunteers. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (Video)

    This educational video from the Legal Aid Network of Kentucky and Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Kentucky provides information on the Earned Income Tax Credit program as well as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. This video also lets you know about some free resources that will help you get the most from your income tax return. Read More

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    Legal Aid Network of Kentucky
  • Erie Free Taxes (United Way of Erie County) - VITA Tax Preparation Sites in Erie County

    Northwestern Legal Services provides information and a list of sites where you can get free tax preparation assistance from trained volunteers participating in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in Erie, Pennsylvania. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • First Time Filing a Tax Return? (Video)

    If this is your first time filing a tax return, learn about important reminders and a free tool to make it easy. Just go to IRS.gov and click on Free File. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Free Help Preparing Your Tax Return (Video)

    This video from the IRS provides information about organizations in your community that can prepare tax returns for free. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Free tax help is available for low-income working people! - Pittsburgh

    Just Harvest provides free tax assistance at five tax sites throughout the Pittsburgh area for low-income workers with simple tax returns. Content Detail

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    Just Harvest
  • Free Tax Preparation Service Available - Lackawanna and Wayne Counties

    In a cooperative partnership, the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties has brought together a number of local organizations to help you complete your tax returns FOR FREE! Content Detail

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    United Way of Lackawanna County
  • Free Tax Preparation Sites in Philadelphia

    The Campaign for Working Families is a partnership that promotes the efforts of working families to move up the economic ladder. The Campaign operates free tax sites throughout Philadelphia (prepare and e-file federal and state income tax returns), and connects individuals to the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), other tax credits, public benefits, and asset-building resources. Content Detail

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    The Campaign for Working Families
  • Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

    Information from the Internal Revenue Service on the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service