2019 Free Tax Assistance & Forms

VITA and AARP tax assistance is provided by organizations trained to handle income tax filing. Library staff are unable to provide answers to questions related to filing, and the library is not responsible for assistance provided by these organizations.

What to Bring

Proof of ID (Photo ID), Social Security cards for you, your spouse, and dependents, birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents, wage and earning statements (W-2s, 1099’s), interest and dividend statements, copy of last year’s tax returns, proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check.

If applicable: Total paid to daycare provider and provider’s tax ID number, Affordable Health Care statements (1095-A, B, or C), copies of income transcripts from IRS and state.

*Both spouses must be present to sign joint return.

MCMLS Location Dates

VITA Tax Assistance

Free tax preparation is offered at the following locations. Due to limited resources, returns are considered for disabled, elderly, and low-to-moderate incomes (under $54,000). No business returns. First come, first served.

R.F. Meador Library
February 3 - April 2
Mondays 9:30am-12:30pm
Thursdays 2pm-7pm
*Closed February 17

AARP Tax Assistance

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low- to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older. First come, first served.

Malcolm Purvis Library
Beginning February 6 - April 9
Thursdays 9:00am – 12:00pm

South Regional Library
Beginning February 6 - April 9
Thursdays and Fridays 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturdays March 21 & 28 ONLY 9:00am-1:00pm
Lobby Meeting Room
*Closed March 26 & 27 due to Library Book Sale

Other Location Dates (AARP)

Lonestar College - Conroe Center
Beginning February 1 - April 15
Mondays and Wednesdays 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
* Closed March 12 - 18 for Spring Break

Lonestar College - Montgomery (Building F)
Beginning February 1 - April 15
Wednesdays 1:00pm - 7:00 pm
Saturdays 9:00am - 1:00 pm
* Closed March 12 - 18 for Spring Break

Lonestar College - EMCID Center
Beginning February 4 - April 14
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
* Closed March 12 - 18 for Spring Break

Tax help at Central Library will be announced soon.

Forms & Publications

Available at the Library

The IRS will ship products to some of the MCMLS locations as they become available. Not all locations will receive forms, and only certain forms are provided*. Please Call a Location to see what forms they may have available.

Available from IRS

  1. Go online to download and print: www.IRS.gov/forms
  2. Go online to order products to be delivered by mail*: www.IRS.gov/orderforms
  3. Call to order products be delivered by mail*: 1-800-829-3576

*Mail orders may take 7 - 15 days to be delivered (according to www.IRS.gov).