Tax Help

Tax Help

Civic Center Library

The filing deadline to submit 2017 tax returns was Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

During tax season, we offer free tax help at the Civic Center LibrarySpecially-trained AARP volunteers are on-site from February through April. Please check back in January for more information.

If you need more time to file your taxes, please check the following links for more information:
Filing a Federal Tax Extension
Filing a California State Tax Extension 

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
925-974-3898

1301 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
510-907-5000

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)