Free Tax Help - More Money In Your Wallet and Why You Should File

Mar. 12, 2024

Free Tax Services and Help for Hawaiʻi Residents

Tax season can be stressful, but in Hawai’i, new laws mean more families will get money back if they file taxes for 2023 - even if not required to!
Here are some free programs to help:

VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program

Open to all households that earn $66,000 or less (or $79,000 if you can file yourself)

Get Your Refund– Code for America

Simple tool for you to start a tax return and see how much money you can get back:
Open to all households that earn $66,000 or less (or $79,000 if you can file yourself)

Tax Counseling for the Elderly

Free tax help, with a focus on those 60 years of age and older, specializing in questions on pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors.

MilTax e-filing

Free software for service members, eligible family members, survivors and recent veterans up to 365 days from their separation or retirement date. 

Goodwill - Free Tax services 

Open to any household that earned $64,000 or less in 2023. In person appointments must be booked. Please do not walk in. 

For more information about tax credits for families, visit Hawaiʻi Children's Action Network

AUW 211 Statewide Helpline -

Dial 2-1-1 to find a VITA or Tax Counseling site near you or to find other tax resources if you are not eligible for VITA help.