Free, Local Tax Assistance

January 27, 2022: The Beaufort County Library is pleased to continue the long-standing tradition of hosting free tax preparation assistance to Beaufort County citizens provided by Lowcountry Area VITA and AARP Tax Aide Foundation. 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

In collaboration with the Beaufort County Human Services Alliance, United Way of the Lowcountry, Inc., the Lowcountry Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers FREE tax help to people who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns in Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton, and Bamberg counties, including:

  • People who generally make $57,000 or less

  • Persons with disabilities

  • Limited English-speaking taxpayers

  • Those who are 60 years of age and older, specializing in questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors​

Visit for further details about VITA services and tax help locations.

VITA Sites Flyer (English & Spanish)

What to Bring (English & Spanish)

AARP Tax Aide

Volunteers with the AARP Tax Aide Foundation program are providing tax preparation and e-filing service to local residents at the Bluffton Branch Library (120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton) on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (starting February 2nd).  Due to their efforts to minimize contact, appointments are required and no “walk-ins” will be accepted. All appointments are to be scheduled online. Registration for appointments opens on January 24, 2022. For more information about AARP volunteer tax service and tax return limitations, call 843-603-1632 or email

Visit AARP Tax Aide for further details.

Tax Help
Find times, dates, and locations for free, local tax help.