Arizona Individual Income Taxpayers have Free Tax Preparation Options

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

Free File Alliance – Offers a free file program to Arizona taxpayers who meet specific criteria. Visit for more information.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) – Offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their tax returns. For more information, please see

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 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

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