Topic 102 - Tax Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities

Special assistance is available for persons with disabilities. If you are unable to complete your return because of a disability, you can get help through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) program sponsored by the IRS. For more information on available IRS services, refer to Topic 101, Publication 5136 (PDF), IRS Services Guide, or Disability Information for Individuals, Businesses, and Partners Providing Services on our website,

Telephone assistance for the deaf and hard of hearing is available for individuals with TTY equipment. The toll-free number for this service is 800-829-4059 and the hours of operation are M - F, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (caller's local time); Alaska and Hawaii follow Pacific time. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and who do not have this equipment may be able to obtain access through the federal or state relay services.

Visit the Accessibility page for a current list of accessible tax products available by download. If you prefer hardcopy Braille or large print, please call the IRS at 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).

For additional information on these subjects and other areas that may affect persons with disabilities, refer to Publication 907, Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities, and Publication 3966 (PDF), Living and Working with Disabilities.

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