Income Tax Help

Income Tax Help

Beginning Feb. 1, 2020, the library will host income tax return preparation for qualified residents at multiple library locations. Trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation will provide assistance with federal and DC income tax returns. The library partners with AARP to provide service to seven of our neighborhood locations:

Due to the MLK Library modernization, tax preparation services provided by Community Tax Aid (CTA) will continue at another downtown location by appointment. Starting Jan. 15, visit to make an appointment online or by phone at 202-830-1480. Click here to see a list of all 17 CTA tax sites

Please contact your local branch or check the branch calendar for up-to-date schedules.


  • All locations, excluding Petworth, will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 in honor of Presidents Day.
  • Last day of all tax preparation services is April 15.