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Tax Preparation Assistance @ SDCL

Get a jumpstart on tax season with free tax assistance programs at the library!
(Appointments are required at most locations; please call for additional information.)


Encinitas Library: Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (February 7 through April 11)
Certified AARP volunteers will answer questions and prepare your income tax returns. Appointments are strongly recommended, but walk-ins will be accommodated as time permits. Email your request to aarptax.encinitas@gmail.com or call (760) 706-0540.


Ramona Library: Saturdays, March 3, March 24 & April 7
AARP tax preparation. Sign-ups begin on February 15 by calling the library at (760) 788-5270.


Rancho San Diego Library
All available appointments have been filled. Please contact the library or another participating SDCL branch for assistance.


San Marcos Library: Thursdays from 3-7:30 p.m. (February 1 through April 12)
Visit myfreetaxes.org for requirements and to set up an appointment with a VITA volunteer.


Valley Center Library: Fridays, March 9, 16 & 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Free tax help with AARP. Appointments are recommended (drop-ins okay); please call (760) 749-1305 to schedule an appointment.


Vista Library: Mondays from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (March 12 through April 9)
AARP will offer free tax services by IRS-certified volunteers. All ages and income levels. Appointments are recommended; please call (760) 643-5130 beginning February 15 to schedule an appointment.

Accessing Tax Forms
& Instruction Booklets

Limited tax forms are currently available in library branches. Please contact your local SDCL branch for availability.

To access forms and instructions:

IRS.gov/Forms - to view and download

IRS.gov/orderforms - to order tax products to be delivered by mail

• 1-800-829-3676 - to order tax products to be delivered by mail