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.

Central Library (Conroe)
10am - 3pm
February 1, 15, 16, 23
March 8, 9, 15, 16, 23, 29, 30
April 5, 6, 12, 13

Additional Evening Events:
Thursday, April 11, 1:30pm - 7:30pm
Monday, April 15, 10:00am - 7:30pm

R.F. Meador Library
Feb 4 - Apr 4 (except Feb 18th)
Mondays 9:30am-12:30pm
Thursdays 2pm-7pm

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.

R.B. Tullis Branch Library
Beginning Jan 29 – Apr 11
Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:00am – 2:00pm

Malcolm Purvis Library
Beginning Feb 5 - Apr 9
Tuesdays 9:30am – 12:30pm

George & Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
Beginning Feb 6 – Feb 27
Wednesdays/Fridays 9:30am-1:30pm 

South Regional Library
Beginning March 1 - April 12
Thursdays/Fridays 9:30am-1:30pm
Lobby Meeting Room

Other Location Dates (AARP)

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

Lonestar College - Montgomery (Building F)
Beginning Feb 1 - Apr 15
Wednesdays 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
* Closed Mar 12 - 18 for Spring Break

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).