Tax Credit Alliance of Nebraska


Free tax preparation for qualified families and individuals

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Tax Credit Alliance of Nebraska (TCAN) is a network of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs in Nebraska that offers FREE tax preparation and wrap around services. VITA and TCE are an Internal Revenue Service initiative that supports “free” tax preparation services for the underserved through various partner organizations. TCE in Nebraska is offered through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Nebraska, with a focus on taxpayers who are 50 or older and have low to moderate income. VITA and TCE volunteers are trained and IRS certified every year ensuring preparers are knowledgeable of the latest changes and additions to the US tax code.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is a volunteer-based and provides free tax preparation for individuals and families with low-to-moderate income, individuals with disabilities, non-filing families with children, individuals who speak English as an additional language, students, and older adults.

Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) is an IRS program that offers “free” tax preparation to individual who are 60 or older. In Nebraska, TCE sites are organized by the AARP Foundation Tax Aide. Tax-Aide Nebraska provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone, free of charge, with a focus on taxpayers who are 50 and have low to moderate income.

Eligibility Instructions Required Documents
Eligibility, Instructions, & Required Documents

Everything you need to know in how to complete a timely and accurate tax return.


Types of Appointments
Types of Appointments

There are several ways you can have your taxes prepared. Find the method that best fits your needs.

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Sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and a member of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center on Children, Families, and the Law.
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