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Tax Preparation Resources

Mountain View Public Library does not carry paper tax forms, but the information below can assist you in completing your taxes.

Online Tax Assistance

Prepare and file your taxes online for free with assistance from an IRS-certified VITA tax specialist at

Tax Events at Mountain View Public Library

Free tax preparation help will be available at the Library every Tuesday and Saturday starting Saturday, February 4 through Saturday, April 15. Saturday sessions will run from 10:10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with walk-ins welcome until 1:30 p.m. or capacity and Tuesday sessions will run from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. with walk-ins welcome until 2 p.m. or capacity.

Walk-ins only, no appointments are required. 

For more information about financial requirements and required documents, visit the Library calendar.

Tax Preparation Forms

PLEASE NOTE: The Mountain View Post Office on Hope and Villa no longer carries tax forms.

Find other free tax preparation assistance for qualifying taxpayers through the IRS Free Tax Prep page.

For additional tax assistance information, visit Earn it Keep it Save it, powered by United Way Bay Area.

 Where to File Returns

Get Help

Federal Assistance

Live telephone assistance: 800-829-1040.

Closest IRS Office
San Jose
55 S. Market Street, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408-283-1569

State Assistance

Live telephone assistance: 800-852-5711
Automated telephone assistance: 800-338-0505

Closest California State Franchise Tax Board Office
1515 Clay St., Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612-1445
Phone: 510-622-4693

PLEASE NOTE: Our librarians can help you locate information, but we cannot provide tax advice, assistance with filling out forms or help to determine which forms are right for you.  

If you have any further questions, contact us at 650-903-6887 or by using the Contact the Library page

Last Updated January 19, 2022.