Free Tax Prep Help

Here's how to get help in advance of Tax Day

Both AARP and Foundation Communities are offering help with tax preparation in advance of the filing deadline on April 18. For in-person help with your taxes, bring the following documents to one of these locations: photo ID, Social Security card, records from this year, and last year's return. Visit to download forms in advance.


Yarborough Library, 2200 Hancock. Mon., 10am-2pm (through 4/18)

Ruiz Library, 1600 Grove. Mon., noon-4pm; Wed., noon-4pm (through 4/18)

South Austin Senior Activity Center, 3911 Manchaca Rd. Mon., 8:30am-12:30pm; Tue., 8:30am-12:30pm (through 4/18)

Howson Library, 2500 Exposition. Fri., 1-5pm (through 4/15)

University Hills Library, 4721 Loyola. Tue., 10am-1:30pm; Thu., 10am-1:30pm (through 4/14)

Rosewood/Zaragosa Center, 2800 Webberville. Tue., 12:30-4:30pm; Thu., 12:30-4:30pm (through 4/14)

North Village Library, 2505 Steck. Tue., noon-4pm (through 4/12)

Little Walnut Creek Library, 835 W. Rundberg. Tue., noon-5:30pm (through 4/12)

Foundation Communities; all locations through 4/18

Community Financial Center - South, 2600 W. Stassney. Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 1-5pm; Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm

IDEA Allan, 1701 Vargas. Mon.-Thu., 4-8pm; Sat., 10am-5pm

LifeWorks East Office, 835 N. Pleasant Valley. Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 1-5pm; Sat., 9am-4pm

Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. Mon.-Thu., 4:30-8pm; Sat., 9:30am-5pm

Community Financial Center - North, 5900 Airport. Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 1-5pm; Sat., 9-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron. Mon.-Tue., 10am-4pm; Wed.-Thu., 10am-8pm; Sat., 10am-4pm

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