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
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
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.
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 2441 (Child and Dependent Care Credit)
Form 5329 (Part 1)
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 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)