There are several resources that provide free tax return prep in Houston for low income taxpayers.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offers free tax help to individuals that make below $54,000, persons with limited disabilities, and those with very limited English speaking abilities. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation.
There are two VITA sites in Houston and surrounding areas:
4500 BISSONNET, SUITE 200
BELLAIRE, TX 77401
|5.4 MI||01 APR 2016 –|
01 NOV 2016
|BEYOND CAREERS VITA|
12231 SANDPIPER DR.
HOUSTON, TX 77035
|10.8 MI||13 FEB 2016 –|
15 OCT 2016
For more information see VITA Houston – What to Bring.
Neighborhood Tax Centers
Neighborhood Tax Centers provide free tax preparation to families and individuals earning less than $58,000 from January 1 through April 15. No appointments; walk-ins only.
More information about Neighborhood Tax Centers in Houston can be found here: Neighborhood Tax Center Info.
AARP Tax-Aid centers provide free tax return preparation for low income taxpayers and free tax consultations to all seniors over the age of 60 regarding pensions and retirement planning. Tax-Aid center locations are open from late January/early February to April 15 and locations/hours change every year. Check the AARP webpage during that time to locate a site near you.