You can pick up IRS Form 1040 and instruction booklets at any Tacoma Public Library location. Other tax forms are available for printing on-demand. Your library card gives you $5 in free prints per week. The IRS started accepting tax returns on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.
For local tax assistance resources, check out this flyer on free tax services in Pierce County, or contact one of the organizations listed below.
AARP Tax Aide
Website: Free Tax Preparation from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
, opens a new windowFlyer: Free Tax Prep - Pierce County 2022-taxpayer.pdf (piercecountylibrary.org)
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and remote tax assistance free of charge to anyone, with a special focus on taxpayers who are 50 or older or who have low to moderate income. They are providing appointment-based assistance at six locations in Pierce County this year. Call the listed phone number for details.
VITA Tax Help
There are two tax options through the VITA program:
- The online only option serves moderate- and low-income households up to $66,000 per year. VITA’s program for households earning $66,000 and above is online-only at this time. Website: www.getyourrefund.org/gworr-site, opens a new window
- The in-person options start Feb. 1st. Free for households with an annual income under $57,000, with some exceptions. To find your nearest VITA site visit this website: https://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep/., opens a new window To make an appointment call: 253-573-6750
To speak with someone from the IRS, contact the Tacoma office at (253) 428-3518 or (844) 545-5640. Visit their website to make an appointment: https://www.irs.gov/help/contact-my-local-office-in-washington, opens a new window