Taxpayer Assistance Resources

The complex nature of the tax code can make filing taxes a pretty overwhelming process. Fortunately, a number of agencies and organizations offer assistance to taxpayers. If you have questions about how to file, possible exemptions, your filing status, or any other issues related to tax law, a taxpayer assistance program may be able to help. Explore the links below to learn more.

National Taxpayer Assistance

  • IRS Offers Free Tax Help
    IRS News Release providing an overview of free services for taxpayers and links to more information.
  • Taxpayer Advocate Service (
    Free, independent, and confidential tax assistance to taxpayers unable to resolve their IRS tax problems through normal channels or individuals experiencing a hardship. (1-877-777-4778).
  • Intuit/TurboTax Tax Freedom Project
    Offers free online tax preparation and electronic filing to Americans and their families who meet annual eligibility requirements announced at the beginning of each tax season.
  • America Pledge Offer (
    Allows taxpayers who meet certain income or other eligibility requirements (e.g., on active military duty) to file both state and federal tax returns for free via their web-based software.
  • U.S. Armed Forces Tax Information (
    Tax laws provide some special benefits for active members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those serving in combat zones.
  • 60 Plus Association
    A non-partisan seniors advocacy group with a "free enterprise, less government, less taxes" approach to seniors' issues. 60 Plus has set ending the "death" tax and Saving Social Security for the young as its top priorities.
  • AARP Tax-Aide Service
    A volunteer-run, free tax-preparation and assistance service offered to low- and middle-income taxpayers with special attention to those age 60 and older. Our volunteers are trained and IRS-certified to understand individual federal-tax issues (1-888-AARP-NOW)

State Taxpayer Assistance

Next Steps

Contact a qualified tax attorney to help you navigate your federal and/or state tax issues.

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