Free 2018 Tax Help at San José Public Libraries

Tax help from VITA is available again this year at several of our libraries. See below for a complete list of opportunities.

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

VITA offers free tax help to hard working individuals and families whose income is less than $54,000. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese at most locations. All locations provide e-File. Volunteers are trained to prepare basic 2017 Forms 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040 with Schedule A, B, limited Schedule CEZ, C and California Income Tax Returns ONLY! You also CANNOT be filing as "Married, Filing Separate returns".

What to Bring:

  • Photo ID and Social Security card or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) for each family member.

  • W-2 forms and all 1099, or all other tax forms you received.

  • A copy of last year's federal and state tax return, if available.

  • Bank account number and routing number for direct deposit.

  • Health coverage information (1095-A,B,C) if bought through Covered CA.

VITA Library Sites:

  • Alum Rock Branch - Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 3:30 - 6:30 PM, Jan. 30 - Apr. 11

  • East San José Carnegie Branch - Saturdays, 10:15 AM - 1:15 PM, Feb. 3 - Apr. 7

  • Hillview Branch - Saturdays, 2:00 - 5:00 PM, Feb. 10 - Apr. 14

  • Seven Trees Branch - Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Feb. 3 - Apr. 14

  • West Valley Branch - Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Feb. 3 - Apr. 7

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