Offers free state and federal tax preparation services. Customers can choose between in-person and remote tax assistance depending on site availability.
Eligibility: Anyone with low to moderate income, with a special focus on taxpayers who are 50 or older may qualify.
Contact: Call 1-888-AARP-NOW (1-888-227-7669) or go online to the AARP Foundation Tax Locator. The caller has to call in, go through the menu options, type in their zip code and they will get forwarded to a specialist.
Offers free state and federal tax preparation services.
Eligibility: Individuals/families who made less than $58,000 in 2021, specifically Spanish speakers. May also be able to assist persons who speak other languages, call for information.
Contact: Call 1-866-765-2272 to schedule an appointment. Someone picked up within a minute. They take down your information and have someone reach out to you from your area.
Offers free state and federal tax preparation services. Customers can choose between virtual appointments or drop-off tax preparation.
Eligibility: If you live in the Baltimore area and made $58,000 or less in 2021 you may qualify for free tax preparation. You must have an appointmentto receive services.
Contact: Call 410-234-8008 Mon-Fri, 9AM-2PM. Appointments are filled for now, but they open up slots with time.
Offers free state and federal tax preparation services. Customers can choose between virtual appointments or drop-off tax preparation depending on site availability.
Eligibility: If you made $58,000 or less in 2021 you may qualify for free tax preparation services.
Contact: Call 1-800-492-0618 or check out the list of tax partners offering free tax preparation services. See the attachment for a full list of sites.
Offers free state and federal tax preparation services for 60+.
Eligibility: The filer made less than $58,000 in 2021.
Contact: Call 1-800-906-9887 and ask to find a location or go online to the IRS VITA locator. They will need their area code, and the specialist will provide them with a location near them and help them set up an appointment. Someone picked up within minutes.
Offers free federal (sometimes state) tax preparation services. Online services only or independent filing.
Eligibility: The filer must have made under $73,000 in 2021 to qualify for free online filing services. If the person made over $73,000 they offer free fillable tax forms for the filer to complete independently.
Contact: Go online to choose an online free filing service.
Offers free state tax preparation services. Virtual appointments available.
Contact: For general information and free Maryland income tax assistance call Taxpayer Services at 410-260-7980 from Central Maryland, or 1-800-MD-TAXES (1-800-638-2937). Assistance is available Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-4:30PM. You can also schedule an appointment online.