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Due dates will be extended until we reopen.
Door-side service is now available at selected branches by appointment only.

Tax Preparation Assistance @ SDCL

Get a jumpstart on tax season with free tax assistance programs at the library! Certified volunteers will answer questions and help prepare your income tax returns.

Appointments are encouraged; drop-ins may be accepted.
Please call for additional information.

Branch Dates/Times
Descanso Library Wednesday, April 8
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Call (619) 445-5279 to make an appointment.
El Cajon Library Thursdays (afternoons and evenings) and Fridays (all day) from February 6-April 10 By appointment only; call (619) 588-3718.
Encinitas Library Wednesdays from February 5-April 15
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Email or call (760) 706-0540 to make an appointment. Please include your name, phone, email, and preferred date/time.
Jacumba Library TBD Call (619) 766-4608 to make an appointment.
Poway Library Wednesdays (12-7 p.m.), Thursdays (12-4 p.m.) and Fridays (12-4 p.m.) from February 5-April 10 Visit or call (858) 375-6541 to make an appointment.
Ramona Library February 8 & 22, March 14 & 28, and April 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call (760) 788-5270 ext. 3 to make an appt.
Rancho San Diego Library Thursdays from February 6-April 9
9:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Call (619) 660-5370 to make an appointment.
Valley Center Library TBD Call (760) 749-1305 to make 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: - to view and download - to order tax products to be delivered by mail

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

• If you earned less than $55,000 in 2019, call 2-1-1 to schedule a no-cost tax assistance appointment at your local volunteer tax preparation center.