The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax-Aide programs help prepare federal and state income tax and property tax refund returns. People with disabilities may qualify for free tax preparation for their returns. Most free tax preparations sites are open from February 1 to April 15. Some sites stay open through October 15. The Minnesota Department of Revenue search tool and interactive map is updated regularly to provide current site availability.
Be aware that many free tax return preparation sites in Minnesota have limited services due to COVID-19. Use the Find a Free Tax Preparation Site tool on the state’s web page — or try an interactive map — to find open sites, hours, and contact information.
Also, check to see if taxes can be filed for free online.
Generally, VITA sites provide help for people ages 60 and older, people with disabilities, people who speak limited or no English and if annual income is less than $58,000
AARP Tax-Aide sites do not have income or age restrictions. All sites only prepare basic returns. For help with complicated returns, consult a professional preparer. FFI: https://www.revenue.state.mn.us/free-tax-preparation-sites