Free Tax Assistance at the Main Library

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The Oakland Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are partnering to offer free tax assistance to residents at select libraries during the 2020 tax season.

Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between Feb 5, 2020 – April 15, 2020.

Be sure to bring copies of federal and state tax returns for last year, all materials pertaining to your 2019 income, a picture ID and your Social Security card.  Come with your spouse if filing jointly. 

Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10am - 3pm

Oakland Main Library, Bradley Walters Community Room, 125 14th Street, 238-3134

No advance appointments; arrive early to sign up for a time slot


Monday, February 24, 2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm


Main Library

Bradley Walters Community Room
125 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134