Tax Help

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Tax Help

If you need more time to file your taxes, please see the links below for details.

Filing a federal tax extension
Filing a California tax extension

Civic Center Library

We offer free income tax help during tax season. Specially-trained AARP volunteers are on-site from February until mid-April. Please check back in January 2017 for more information.

To find an AARP Tax-Aide site near you, go to or call toll-free 888-AARP-NOW.

Internal Revenue Service

Phone Numbers
1-800-829-3676   Forms
1-800-829-1040   Help
1-800-829-4059   TDD

Local Offices
185 Lennon Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

1301 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Forms and Publications from the IRS

California Franchise Tax Board

Phone Numbers
1-800-338-0505   Forms
1-800-852-5711   Help
1-800-822-6268   TDD

Local Office
1515 Clay Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
 (no phone service)

Forms and Publications