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Top 5 Tax Resources for People with Disabilities

Tax season is here! You may be wondering, “Where can I find a tax form that is accessible to me?” or “How do I report my earnings?” The IRS has prepared useful resources for people with disabilities and we want to share them with you.

Here Are Five Tax Resources for People with Disabilities:

  1. Accessible tax forms and publications: Download these IRS tax forms in Braille, text format and accessible PDFs.The site also features publications and instructions in large print formats.
  2. IRS Accessibility video: This video highlights how to find accessible tax information, products and services.

  3. IRS Tax Assistance Center: If you are unable to complete your tax return because of your disability, you may get assistance from a local IRS Tax Assistance Center. To find a Tax Assistance Center near you, click on “Contact IRS” on http://www.irs.gov/ and then select “Contact your local IRS office."

  4. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA): If you make $50,000 a year or less, a VITA volunteer may also be able to help you complete your tax return. Find a local VITA site or call 1-800-906-9887.

  5. Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) If you are age 60 or older, a TCE volunteer may provide tax-counseling services to you.  Find a local TCE site or call 1-800-906-9887.

If you would like to read more about the tax implications of certain disability benefits and other issues, read Publication 907, Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities, found on http://www.irs.gov/.

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