Senator Boxer: IRS Offers Free Help with Preparing and Filing Taxes

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
2013-02-26 21:16:24
News from Barbara Boxer, United States Senator from California Dear Friend: Seniors and millions of other taxpayers can now get free assistance preparing and filing their income tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced improvements to the Free File program, which offers free brand-name tax software to people who earned $57,000 or less last year� � 70 percent of all taxpayers.� To learn more about Free File, please go to: www.irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/Do-Your-Taxes-and-EFile-for-Free-with-Free-File. The IRS-sponsored Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program offers free tax help to taxpayers who are 60 and older.� And the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help to anyone who earned $51,000 or less in 2012.� To learn more about this free assistance for qualifying taxpayers, go to: www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers. Taxpayers also can get free assistance at the 400 IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers nationwide.� To find your nearest IRS office, please go to: www.irs.gov/uac/Contact-Your-Local-IRS-Office-1. Finally, please note that the IRS is no longer mailing tax forms to every taxpayer.� However, you can obtain the tax forms you need by calling 1-800-TAX-FORMS (1-800-829-3676) or by going to: www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs. Sincerely, Barbara Boxer United States Senator


February 26, 2013

Dear Friend:

Seniors and millions of other taxpayers can now get free assistance preparing and filing their income tax returns.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced improvements to the Free File program, which offers free brand-name tax software to people who earned $57,000 or less last year  � 70 percent of all taxpayers.  To learn more about Free File, please click
The IRS-sponsored Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program offers free tax help to taxpayers who are 60 and older.  And the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help to anyone who earned $51,000 or less in 2012.  To learn more about this free assistance for qualifying taxpayers, click
Taxpayers also can get free assistance at the 400 IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers nationwide.  To find your nearest IRS office, click Finally, please note that the IRS is no longer mailing tax forms to every taxpayer.  However, you can obtain the tax forms you need by calling 1-800-TAX-FORMS (1-800-829-3676) or by clicking

 


To respond to this message, please click here.  This link will take you to a webpage where you can reply to messages that you receive from Senator Boxer�s office.

 

Visit my Website

If you would like to learn more about my work in the U.S. Senate,


to visit my website

E-MAIL UPDATES

Yes, please periodically send me e-mail updates.*

Click Here

*By subscribing to my
e-mail updates, you are authorizing me to send regular e-mail updates from my office to your e-mail account.

Tell a Friend