Tax Help

Tax Help

Free Income Tax Help

The filing deadline to submit 2018 tax returns was Monday, April 15, 2019.

For information about extensions, please refer to the following:


During tax season, we offer free tax help at the Civic Center Library.  Please check back in early 2020 for information about tax help.

Internal Revenue Service

Forms, Instructions and Publications from the IRS
Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

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

Local Offices
185 Lennon Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

1301 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

California Franchise Tax Board

Forms and Publications from the California FTB

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

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