Free tax preparation is an important boost for individuals and families in Anchorage working to improve their financial stability. These services are made possible by a collaboration among United Way of Anchorage, the Internal Revenue Service, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), the National Disability Institute, the faith-based community, individual volunteers, nonprofits and government service providers.

About United Way of Anchorage: United Way of Anchorage fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our communities. The goal is to create lasting change that prevents problems from happening in the first place. United Way unites individuals, nonprofits, businesses and partners to be part of the change. LIVE UNITED.

About AARP Foundation Tax-Aide: AARP Foundation Tax-Aide helps low-to-moderate-income taxpayers have more income for everyday essentials, like food and housing, by assisting them with tax services and ensuring they receive applicable tax credits and deductions. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offered in cooperation with the IRS.

Additional Free Tax Preparation Program partners include: Assistance Resources of Alaska; Internal Revenue Service; Volunteer Income Tax Assistance; and MyFreeTaxes.