Tax Preparation Sevices

New Service: Boulder Public Library is partnering with Tax Help Colorado, Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA), and Community Resource Center (CRC) to provide FREE, high-quality tax preparation to households that earned less than $58,000 in 2021.

Boulder and Longmont Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, VITA, and Tax Counseling for the Elderly/AARP, TCE/AARP are closed for 2022. Other area VITA and TCE/AARP programs are operating with social distancing and reduced staffing. Visit Colorado VITA for more information and resources.

Available Preparation Service Locations

Boulder

Main Boulder Public Library

Tax Help Colorado

  • Boulder Creek Meeting Room and The Eldorado Room, 1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder (map)
  • March 15 - April 16, 2022
    • Tuesdays from 3 – 6:30 p.m.
    • Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Spanish assistance: Tuesday, March 29, Tuesday, April 5, and Saturday, April 9
  • Appointments recommended - TaxHelpCO appointment page
  • How to prepare for your appointment.
  • Program Flyer

Children & Youth Family Center

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program

All Appointments Full

  • 2160 Spruce St, Boulder (map)
  • February 3 - April 7, 2022
    • Thursdays 9:00 a.m. - Noon, and 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
  • Appointment Required: call (720) 327- 3363 or book online
  • To minimize contact two brief appointments will be scheduled one week apart and permission will be needed for Tax-Aide Volunteers to retain tax documents between the two appointments. In addition, some communication about tax returns may need to be done by phone or email.
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Sponsored by AARP

Longmont

Longmont Senior Center

TCE/AARP

  • 910 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont (map)
  • Drop Off service
  • February 1 – April 12, 2022
    • Tuesdays 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
    • Thursdays 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m
  • Appointment required: call (303) 774-4429 or book online at Colorado Tax-Aide
  • Sponsored by AARP
  • Languages: English, Spanish

Louisville 

Louisville Recreation and Senior Center

TCE/AARP

Lafayette 

Lafayette Public Library

TCE/AARP

  • 775 W. Baseline Rd., Lafayette (map)
  • Drop Off Service - (at north meeting room door)
  • February 13 – April 14, 2022
    • Wednesdays - 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Saturdays - 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Appointment required: call (303) 665-5200 opt 5 or book online at Colorado Tax-Aide
  • 2 appointments required
  • Languages: English
  • Sponsored by AARP

Erie

Erie High Plains Library

TCE/AARP

Broomfield

Broomfield Senior Center

TCE/AARP

Westminster

Front Range Community College

Westminster VITA

  • 3645 West 112th Ave, Room B 1701, Westminster (map)
  • Use entrance 7, east side of bldg.
  • February 5 - April 9, 2022. Closed for Spring Break March 19 and March 26 
    • Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Appointment Required
  • Front Range Community College appointments: (303) 404-5490
  • Languages: English and Spanish

VITA and TCE

Volunteers in the VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, and TCE, Tax Counseling for the Elderly/AARP programs provide free tax preparation for people with basic tax returns, particularly those with low and limited income, individuals with disabilities, and non-English-speaking and elderly taxpayers.

 

Volunteers WILL Prepare

  • Form 982 (limited)
  • Form 1040 (1040A and 1040EZ no longer used)
  • Schedules A, B, D, C-EZ, EIC, R, SE
  • Schedule C (limited)
  • Schedule E (limited)
  • Form 1040-V
  • Form 1040-ES
  • Form 2441 (Child and Dependent Care Credit)
  • Form 5329 (Part 1)
  • Form 5405
  • Form 5695 (Part 1 only)
  • Form 8863 (education credits)
  • Form 8880 (credit for qualified retirement savings contributions
  • Form 8812 (additional child tax credit)
  • Form 8888 (allocation of refund)
  • Form 8889 (health savings accounts; limited)
  • Form 8917
  • Form 1040-X (limited)

 

Volunteers WILL NOT Prepare

  • Schedule C with losses
  • Complicated & Advanced Schedule D
  • Form SS-5 (request of SSN)
  • Form 8606 (non-deductible IRA)
  • Form 8615 (minor's investment income)
  • Form SS-8 (determination of worker status for purposes of federal employment taxes and income tax withholding)

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