Tax resources for seniors and their families

Tax time for most Americans is as exciting as getting ready to see the dentist. Fortunately for Central Texans, there are a number of FREE resources available to help out seniors, families, and even students with their taxes and FAFSA forms.

Travis County: Foundation Communities
Call 2-1-1 for more information or check our their website.

Our friends over at Foundation Communities run the Community Tax centers, a FREE resources that offers free income tax preparation to low-income individuals and families at various locations in and around Austin, Texas. This service is free of charge to individuals with no dependents earning up to $25,000 annually and families earning up to $50,000. Income eligibility limits increase for families with more than four members.

Click here to see their full list of convenient tax centers across Central Texas.

Williamson County: Williamson County Financial Stability Coalition
To find a location click here or call 512-255-6799.

Dedicated to serving Round Rock, Taylor, Cedar Park, Georgetown, and more, these specially trained, IRS-certified volunteers are here to help.

Free Tax Help Requirements: There are two kinds of free tax preparation sites in Williamson County. Both sites file returns electronically and will assist filers of any age.

• Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites – only accept people whose income does not exceed the EITC’s maximum income ceiling (about $50,000).
• AARP’s Tax-Aide (TCE) sites – do not have any restrictions on income.

If you have more questions or problems finding a resource, feel free to call the Caregiver Resource Center at AGE! We’re here to help connect you to the information you need: 512-451-4611.

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