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​​​​​Tax preparation assistance

Free tax preparation services are available for low- to moderate-income taxpayers through AARP and CASH Oregon. Contact them to see if you qualify or to find a location near you. Not all locations offer free e-filing, and most services pause until tax filing season begins. Check back for more information.

  • AARP
    Phone: (888) 227-7669
  • CASH Oregon
    Phone: 2-1-1
  • United Way, MyFreeTaxes program. Phone: (866 ) MY-TX-HELP (698-9435), send an email or chat through their website.​

Free tax preparation software offers

View our list of approved software products to find a software solution that suits you. Read about the free options listed to see if you are eligible. You can also visit the product's website for details about security, pricing, and features.

​Learn more

Read about how e-filing works.

Earned Income Tax Credit

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low- to moderate-income workers and families get a tax break. If you qualify, you can use the credit to reduce the taxes you owe – and maybe increase your refund.

If you qualify for the federal EITC, Oregon can also help with the state Earned Income Credit (EITC). Look here for more information:

The Oregon EITC is a percentage of the federal credit.