March 5, 2019 The IRS sponsors two free tax preparation programs to people with lower and moderate incomes: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: VITA offers free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers who generally earn $55,000 or less. Tax Counseling for the Elderly: TCE Offers service to all taxpayers but, focuses on tax issues unique to seniors. Some additional details about these programs: Most sites around the country are open now. VITA and TCE provide free electronic filing. Certified volunteers help you get all your eligible the tax benefits. Some sites provide bilingual assistance. Volunteers can help with military tax topics. You may be able to prepare your own tax returns. Find the nearest VITA site using the VITA Locator, through the IRS2Go app, or by calling 800-906-9887.