Tax Help

Tax Help

Free Income Tax Help

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program offers free tax preparation help to anyone. There is no fee and AARP membership is not required. Use the Tax-Aide Locator to find a location nearby.

MyFreeTaxes is an online collaboration of the United Way and H&R Block. It is free and open to anyone with a simple tax return.

IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is a federal grant program staffed by IRS-certified volunteers aimed at people who generally have income of $56,000 or less, as well as at people with disabilities and people with limited English language skills. VITA volunteers assist with the free preparation and electronic filing of basic returns. Use this IRS locator tool to find a location, or call 800-906-9887.
 

Internal Revenue Service

IRS Free File lets you prepare and file your federal income tax online for free.

Forms, Instructions and Publications from the IRS

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)