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Tax season is upon us, but don’t worry, the library is here to help. On this page you will find information on the California Franchise Tax Board, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), MyFreeTaxes.com, and library events that can help you file your taxes.
Where to Get Forms and Instructions for Tax Year 2016
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
California Franchise Tax Board (FTB)
You can also contact your local library to see which tax forms and publications are available to pick up today.
MyFreeTaxes provides easy, free, tax help you can trust. The MyFreeTaxes Partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals or families with a combined income of $64,000 or less in 2016. It's easy, safe, secure and 100 percent free. For more information please visit www.myfreetaxes.com/colapublib.
AARP - Tax Aide
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 60 and older - at more than 5,000 locations nationwide. To find a location near you, please visit http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program generally offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals in local communities. Assistance is generally available from February 1 through April 15th. The VITA program specializes in assisting disabled taxpayers, those with low to limited income, and non-English speaking taxpayers.
Tax Assistance Events In Our Libraries
Click on the Event Title below for more information about the event you are interested in.