2018 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)
10:00AM - 4:00PM
February 16, 17
March 9 - April 14, CLOSED March 30-31
Fridays & Saturdays only

Additional Evening Event:
Thursday, April 12, 1:00PM - 7:30PM

R.F. Meador Library
February 5 - April 9
Mondays 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Thursdays 2:00PM - 7:00PM

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
February 6 - April 17
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:00AM - 2:00PM

South Regional Library
February 6 - April 17
Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays*
9:00AM - 1:00PM
*Except Feb 8, Mar 20, Mar 30

Malcolm Purvis Library
February 6 - April 17
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Other Location Dates (AARP)

Lonestar College - Conroe Center
February 1 - April 17
Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:000PM - 4:00PM
Saturdays 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Lonestar College - Montgomery (Building F)
February 3 - April 17
Wednesdays 12:00PM - 7:00PM
Saturdays 9:00AM - 1:00PM

HCPL Tomball Library
February 3 - April 16
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Saturdays
10:00AM - 2:00PM

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.

The following branches will have a limited number of certain tax forms available:
Central Library (Conroe)
South Regional Library (The Woodlands)
R.B. Tullis Branch Library (New Caney)
Stewart-West Branch (Montgomery)

*The IRS will only provide the following products to these locations:

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).