Free Tax Preparation and Assistance Options for Individual Income Taxpayers
Filers Encouraged to E-file
Individuals needing additional support during tax filing season can benefit from the following free tax filing services that are available:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide – Offers free assistance to individuals 50 and older who cannot afford a tax preparation service to file federal and Arizona returns. For more information, go to www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide.
Note: Due to COVID-19, some tax preparation services may not offer in-person assistance but rather drop-off or virtual assistance. Contact the tax preparer for availability.
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) also has electronic filing services available to taxpayers:
E-File - Visit https://azdor.gov/e-services/approved-vendors to view the list of software providers certified to submit electronically filed returns with ADOR. The department encourages filers to e-file their income taxes, which is more accurate, more secure, and delivers refunds several weeks faster.
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 https://www.azdor.gov/Forms.