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Individual Income Taxpayer Assistance

The Kentucky Department of Revenue has again partnered with the IRS to provide free tax preparation for taxpayers who have a low to moderate income (generally, $54,000 and below) who cannot prepare their own tax returns for tax year 2017.

The Kentucky Department of Revenue will begin scheduling appointments January 25, 2018 and filing assistance will begin February 6, 2018. Call your local Taxpayer Service Center to schedule an appointment.

Before going to your appointment, visit our What to Bring page to ensure you bring all of the documents and information we'll need to help you complete your tax forms.

Will Prepare

  • Form 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040
  • Schedules A, B, D, EIC, SE
  • Form 1040-V
  • Form 1040-ES
  • Form 2441 (child and dependent care credit)
  • Form 5329 (part 1)
  • Form 5405
  • Form 8863 (education credits)
  • Form 8880 (credit for qualified retirement savings contributions)
  • Form 8812 (additional child tax credit)
  • Form 8888 (direct deposit)
  • Form 8889 (health savings accounts)
  • Schedule C-EZ

Will Not Prepare

  • Schedule C
  • Complicated & advanced Schedule D (capital gains and losses)
  • Schedule E (rental income and loss (will prepare for military only))
  • Schedule F
  • Form SS-5 (request for Social Security number)
  • Form 2106 (employee business expenses)
  • Form 3903 (moving)
  • Form 8606 (non-deductible IRA)
  • Form 8615 (minor’s investment income)
  • Form SS-8 (determination of work status for purposes of federal employment taxes and income tax withholding)

​Call 1 (800) 906-9887 to locate the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program nearest you.

For information on completing your own taxes electronically, please visit our Free Electronic Filing page.

The Kentucky Department of Revenue conducts work
under the authority of the Finance and Administration Cabinet.