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2014 Tax Help at San Jose Public Libraries

Tax help from VITA and AARP is available again this year at several of our libraries.  See our events calendar 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 $52,000. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese at most locations. All locations provide e-File.  Volunteers are trained to prepare basic 2013 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, 1098, or all other tax forms you received.
  • A copy of last year's federal and state tax return, if available.
  • A check with your account number for direct deposit.

VITA Library Sites:

VITA volunteers are also available at many other Santa Clara County locations.  For questions, call  1-800-906-9887.


AARP Foundation Tax Aide

Residents 60 years and older with low and moderate income can register for free assistance on their personal tax preparation. e-File is available.


AARP Library Sites

The AARP Tax Aide program is available at other locations throughout the country. For questions, call 1-888-227-7669.


Where to Get Tax Forms

Our Libraries have not carried tax forms for several years now.  You are encouraged to get the forms online:

You can also get them at the following San Jose locations:

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