Financial Help: Tax Assistance
Earned Income Tax Credit
If you are working but don’t make much money, you may be able to lower your taxes with the Earned Income Tax Credit.
To find out if you can get the credit, use the Internal Revenue Service’s online EITC Assistant.
To learn more about this program, call the IRS toll free at 1-800-TAX-1040 or visit the IRS website.
Tax Assistance Programs
If you have low to moderate income, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program can give you free help with your tax return.
If you are age 60 and older, the Tax Counseling for the Elderly program can give you free help with your tax return.
To find where you can get help in your area, call the Internal Revenue Service toll-free at 1-800-906-9887, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.