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Free, Local Tax Assistance

January 2023: 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 $60,000 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​

View local VITA Tax Help (English & Spanish)

What to Bring (English & Spanish)

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

AARP Tax-Aide

Volunteers with the AARP Tax-Aide Foundation program are providing tax preparation and e-filing service to local Beaufort County residents.


  • Bluffton Branch Library

    • Appointments are required and must be scheduled online

    • For dates, times, and other questions, contact 843-580-6321

  • Hilton Head Branch Library

    • Walk-ins are welcome - visit AARP Tax-Aide for current dates/times

    • For questions, contact 843-564-8449

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

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