Tax Assistance Services

VITA will be providing Tax-Aide services at the Wolcott Library this year.
Please sign up online or by calling 2-1-1

Federal and State Tax Assistance: Provides free tax counseling and preparation services to middle-and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to people age 60 and older. 
Click on the Tax-Aide Site Locator for information on locations and hours. 
AARP Tax-Aide services are available to help you file over the phone and Online with assistance.
Visit the AARP Tax-Aid Website to get started.

Federal and State Tax Assistance:  The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help for low-to moderate-income (under $60,000) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Volunteers, sponsored by various organizations, receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country. VITA sites are generally located at community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls, and other convenient locations.  Some locations also offer free electronic filing. 

Click Here to search for an appointment with VITA with their Tax Appointment Locator.


The Tax Clinic can help taxpayers who meet income guidelines and are experiencing problems with tax refunds, tax audits, back taxes and United States Tax Court petitions

The Tax Clinic does not help people prepare and file tax returns but can refer clients to free non-profit services that may be able to help them.

The Tax Clinic is independent and separate from the IRS and DRS.
All telephone conversations and in person meetings are confidential.


University of Connecticut School of Law Tax Clinic
65 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: (860) 570-5165
Fax: (860) 570-5195

Department of Revenue Services

Please call or e-mail DRS first for assistance. In many cases, a taxpayer’s question can be answered via phone and/or with information available online.

Phone: 860-297-5962 (from anywhere); 800-382-9463 (within CT, outside Greater Hartford area only); Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or 860-297-4911 (Hearing Impaired, TDD/TT users only).

DRS Business Hours
: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.