Program DescriptionThe Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program provides free tax assistance to individuals who are age 60 and older. Trained with IRS materials and certified by an IRS examination, a network of volunteers provides free tax counseling and assistance to elderly individuals in the preparation of their Federal income tax returns at community locations across the nation. Many of these community locations also offer free electronic filing services. The IRS enters into agreements with private or non-governmental public non-profit agencies and organizations, which will provide training and technical assistance to volunteers who provide free tax counseling services.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a senior citizen age 60 and older who need basic Federal income tax assistance, either counseling or return preparation services.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessNo application is necessary to utilize this program. To obtain tax assistance, visit http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action or call 1-888-227-7669 to find the location nearest you.
Program Contact Information
Or contact your local Taxpayer Assistance Center:
You may also call us at:
For written inquiries, please write to us at:
Internal Revenue Service
TCE Grant Program Office
401 W. Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30308