Resources for Low Income Taxpayers

There are several resources that provide free tax return prep in Houston for low income taxpayers.

VITA

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:

ProviderDistanceDatesHoursLanguagesAppointment
NTC-NCI
4500 BISSONNET, SUITE 200
BELLAIRE, TX 77401
713-957-4357
5.4 MI01 APR 2016 –
01 NOV 2016
MON10:00AM2:00PM
TUE10:00AM2:00PM
WED10:00AM2:00PM
THU10:00AM2:00PM
FRI10:00AM2:00PM
SAT10:00AM2:00PM
SPANISH
CHINESE
VIETNAMESE
ENGLISH
NOT REQUIRED
BEYOND CAREERS VITA
12231 SANDPIPER DR.
HOUSTON, TX 77035
10.8 MI13 FEB 2016 –
15 OCT 2016
SAT10:00AM2:00PM
ENGLISHNOT REQUIRED

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

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.