Free Tax Preparation Assistance

Below is a list of free tax preparation options available in 2024.

MyFreeTaxes helps people file their federal and state taxes for free, and it’s brought to you by United Way. Visit MyFreeTaxes by United Way | MyFreeTaxes for more information. 

MyFreeTaxes by United Way

IRS Free File lets qualified taxpayers prepare and file federal income tax returns online using guided tax preparation software. It’s safe, easy and no cost to you. Those who don’t qualify can still use Free File Fillable Forms. Learn more by visiting Free File: Do your Federal Taxes for Free | Internal Revenue Service (irs.gov) 

IRS Free File

The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. To find a VITA or TCE provider, visit Get Free Tax Prep Help (treasury.gov)

Free Tax Prep

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax assistance free of charge with a focus on taxpayers who are over 50 or have low-to-moderate income. Tax-Aide volunteers are located nationwide and are trained and IRS-certified every year. Visit the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Locator to find a location.

AARP Tax Locator

Please reach out directly to these sites for additional information. Appointments may be required. 

University of Wisconsin Green Bay

VITA - UWGB

Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin

VITA - Goodwill of South
Central Wisconsin

County of Dane, Madison

VITA Tax Counseling
for the Elderly (TCE)

Richard Dilley Tax Center (VITA), Madison

VITA - Richard Dilley
Tax Center

Madison Central Library (VITA), Madison

  • Phone: 608‑266‑6350

Goodwill Industries of SCWI (VITA) - Career Center, Fitchburg

  • Phone: 608‑852‑8355

Stoughton Senior Center (VITA), Stoughton

  • Phone: 608‑873‑8585

Community Relation - Social Development Commission

VITA Social
Development Commission

SDC North Avenue (VITA), Milwaukee

VITA Social
Development Commission

SDC Northwest Milwaukee (VITA), Milwaukee

VITA Social
Development Commission

SDC South Chase Ave (VITA), Milwaukee

VITA Social
Development Commission

Riverworks Development Corporation, Milwaukee

VITA | Riverworks

SDC Lincoln Ave (VITA), Milwaukee

VITA Social
Development Commission

Kenosha Senior Center (TCE)

  • Phone: 262‑671‑0848

Kenosha County Job Center (VITA), Kenosha

  • Phone: 262‑658‑4104

United Way of Kenosha County, Kenosha

VITA | United Way of
Kenosha County

Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency

VITA - Northwest CSA