Income Tax Debt

If you can’t afford the money you owe money in taxes, either federal or state, there are places you can go to get help. In addition to the resources listed below, you may want to make sure that you are not “leaving money on the table” when you file your taxes. Check out the Pine Tree Legal Assistance Benefit Checklist for a list of Tax Credits & Benefits by clicking here.


IRS Resources for Taxpayers in Maine
If you have a tax problem, you can contact the IRS directly to talk about your options.
To find the local IRS office closest to you, click here.

Pine Tree Legal Assistance’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Pine Tree Legal Assistance provides a taxpayer clinic for low income individuals. If you qualify, their services are free. For more information about this taxpayer clinic, click here.

Maine Revenue Services
You might be able to get free help from a taxpayer advocate. A taxpayer advocate can help you talk to the IRS and can help you figure out the best plan for your situation. For more information on how to contact a taxpayer advocate in the State of Maine, click here to visit the IRS’s website on taxpayer advocate services.

AARP’s Tax Aide Location
Find tax assistance in your area with the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide locator by clicking here.

The National Center on Law and Elder Rights and the National Consumer Law Center have published tax tips for older adults.