You are able to use this program if you are an individual age 60 or older who is in need of either counseling or return preparation services.
No application is needed to use this program. To locate the nearest TCE site for services or volunteering, use the VITA/TCE Locator Tool located on the Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers page or call 800-906-9887. Majority of the TCE sites are operated by the AARP Foundation's Tax Aide program. To locate the nearest AARP TCE Tax-Aide site between January and April use the AARP Site Locator Tool or call 888-227-7669.
For more information, visit the Tax Counseling for the Elderly page and the Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers pages.
Or contact the help line at 1-800-906-9887.
Or send an email to TCE.Grant.Office@irs.gov.