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Arizona Individual Income Taxpayers have Free Tax Preparation Options

February 25, 2020

Taxpayers Encouraged to E-file

Individual income tax filers needing additional assistance this tax filing season can take advantage of the following free tax filing services that are available in the state:

  • Free File Alliance – Is a public-private partnership between ADOR and a consortium of tax preparation software companies. The free file program offers a free file program to Arizona taxpayers who meet certain criteria. Please visit for more information. 
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) – Offers free tax help to people who generally make $56,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their tax returns. For more information, visit
  • AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program – Offers free assistance to individuals 50 and older who cannot afford a tax preparation service to file federal and Arizona returns. Details on the program can be found at


The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) also has electronic filing services available to taxpayers:

  • E-File - Visit the Arizona Department of Revenue’s E-Services page to view the list of software providers certified to submit electronically filed returns with ADOR. The department is encouraging tax filers to e-file their individual income taxes.
  • Online Forms - Arizona offers fillable tax forms designed for taxpayers who prefer to prepare their returns. Arizona forms and instructions are available to print at


Check out ADOR’s website at for additional information on tax filing requirements, instructions and important tax filing tips.


Tuesday, February 25, 2020