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Virtual Tax Services from Tax-Aid

Submitted by Tim Reif on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 4:30 PM
1040 tax form with calculator, glasses, and fountain pen

Tax-Aid – originally scheduled to provide tax services at King Library earlier this season – is now offering free virtual tax services to people who earn less than $55,000 a year. If you have not yet filed your taxes for 2019, their expert volunteers are ready to help with several options available through the Tax-Aid website:

  • Have Tax-Aid help prepare your return – Fill out a questionnaire on their website, then email copies of your tax documents to Tax-Aid. You can take pictures of the documents if you do not have access to a scanner.
  • Have a TurboTax coach review your TurboTax return – When you've prepared and saved your return, email Tax-Aid with your availability.
  • Prepare your own return – If you earned less than $36,000, you can use the IRS Free File Program delivered by TurboTax.


To contact Tax-Aid, email or call 1-415-229-9240.

Tax-Aid also provides a useful FAQ on the Economic Stimulus and Economic Impact Payments.


Submitted by Penelope Tupou on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 3:08 PM


Your Comment
How do I find out where to get curbside drop off locations for San Jose?
Also where is the questionnaire on this website please?

Your Comment
Are you referring to the current pop-up on the Tax-Aid site which mentions a June 20 drop off event for San Rafael? It's not clear if they are planning other such events elsewhere. I'd suggest contacting Tax-Aid directly to enquire: or 415-229-9240

Your Comment
Tax-Aid's questionnaire can be found at the page linked in the blog above (green button). Look to the right-side column and the red links under "How Can We Help You?" There are PDF questionnaire files in English/Chinese and English/Spanish.

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