Tax Prep Assistance

Taxes are due April 18th! Do you need help filing yours?

Our Information Services Librarian has compiled a list of local organizations that have free tax preparation services through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). This is a list for informational purposes only. It should not be construed as a recommendation of any of these people or organizations.

  • ABCD Mystic Valley Opportunity Center – Malden
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Virtual Interpreter Services

    Description: ABCD has multiple locations in the Boston area, some of which offer free tax prep services. Eligibility is based on certain requirements, including income restrictions. Tax services are available by appointment only; please call your local site to schedule a consultation. NOTE: In addition to their Malden location, this organization can hold appointments at the Connolly Center on Thursdays. For more information, please call the number listed below.

    Address: 239 Commercial St, 2nd Floor, Malden, MA 02148
    Phone: 781-321-2501

  • Community Action Programs Inter-City, INC (CAPIC)
  • Languages: English, Spanish

    Description: No appointments needed, drop off-only, Fridays 6-9 pm and Saturdays 9am-2pm. Must meet eligibility requirements, please call to confirm details.

    Address: 100 Everett Ave, Unit 14, Chelsea MA 02150

    Phone: 617-884-6130, choose 5 for tax prep

  • Community Action Agency of Somerville (CAAS)
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, and more

    Description: CAAS provides appointment based help, though they cannot assist taxpayers on an F, J, Q, or M visa. Call the number below or email to schedule an appointment.

    Address: Community Action Agency of Somerville, 66-70 Union Square, Suite 104, Somerville MA 02143

    Phone: 617-623-7370

  • The Neighborhood Developers
  • Languages: English and Spanish

    Description: This service runs from February 1st through April and is mainly offered over the phone with limited in person capacity. No walk-ins are accepted. Please call the number listed below for more information.

    Phone: 617-712-3487
    For English EXT. 704
    Para Español EXT. 710

  • JVS Boston
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French

    Description: Partnered with the Boston Tax Help Coalition (BTHC) through the Mayor’s Office of Boston, this free service helps people prepare their federal and state tax returns. Appointments required; in person only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-8pm. Call the number below or email for more information.

    Address: 75 Federal St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02110

    Phone: 617-399-3235 (leave a voicemail and your call will be returned during the next business day)