Updated for the 2019 tax year
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs are designed to help low and moderate income people file their income taxes. Families who earn less than $56,000 may be eligible to use VITA and TCE services.
Most programs are open from February 1 through April 15. To find the VITA or TCE near you:
- call 800-829-1040 for VITA site locations,
- call 888-227-7669 for TCE site locations, or
- call 211 for local tax assistance sites.
Wisconsin Department of Revenue lists tax assistance sites (VITA and TCE) in Wisconsin.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides information about VITA and TCE programs, what to bring if you plan to use a VITA or TCE program, and a locator tool to find a program near you.
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