Free Tax Assistance

Photo of a 1040 tax form

In partnership with the AARP Tax-Aide program, the Oakland Public Library will be offering free tax assistance to patrons from Friday, February 1st through Monday, April 15, 2013. Trained volunteers will be available to help residents fill out their tax forms at five library locations.

Tax Help at the Dimond Branch

Assistance will be available at Dimond Branch on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 4:30pm and Thursdays from 10:30am to 2:30pm.

Please make an appointment in advance by calling the branch at (510) 482-7844. If you are looking for walk-in tax help, assistance is available at the Main Library and at Eastmont Branch.

What to Bring

Participants need to bring copies of last year’s federal and state tax returns and all materials pertaining to their 2012 tax forms for themselves and their spouse (if filing jointly).


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Dimond Branch

3565 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602
Phone: (510) 482-7844