Tax Preparation Assistance – AARP & VITA

Free tax preparation sites are generally open from late January/early February to April 15 annually.  Locations will be posted at that time.

IRS ALERT: Be Aware of Phone & Email Scams this Tax Season 

Need to Find a Tax Form or Instruction Booklet?

If you need a prior year form or cannot locate a product, visit the Forms & Publications page to download products or call 1-800-829-3676 to place your order.

Tools are available for individuals who have questions about their tax filing responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act. General resources can be found at  or

Free Tax Preparation

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Locator

AARP Tax Prep Sites in Nassau County

AARP Tax Prep Sites in Suffolk County

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help for low- to moderate-income (generally $55,000 and below) individuals and families. Bilingual tax assistors are available.

Visit the IRS VITA site locator

Health & Welfare Council of Long Island – About the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Health & Welfare Council VITA Locations and Times

Bethpage Federal Credit Union VITA

Bethpage Federal Credit Union VITA Sites

For more information please contact Community Development at (516) 349-4288 or via email at

*Please remember to bring the following:

  • Photo identification
  • Social security cards for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Current year’s tax package if you received one
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s Federal & State returns if available
  • Bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit
  • Total paid for day care and provider’s tax ID.

For more information please contact Community Development at (516) 349-4288 or via email at

To file taxes electronically on a married filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present.