11 Cheap or Free Ways to File Your Taxes
Preparing and filing taxes can be expensive, but free or cheap options are available to most Americans. Low- to middle-income earners may even qualify for free in-person assistance from volunteers trained by the Internal Revenue Service. Here are 11 tax preparation and filing services for frugal taxpayers.
The TCE program is similar to the VITA program but designed specifically for older taxpayers. Americans 60 or older can get assistance from TCE volunteers, who are often retirees. The volunteers receive special training on issues particular to older taxpayers, such as dealing with pension- or retirement-related tax forms.