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Tax Help

IRS tax forms and instructions may be obtained online at

Need help preparing your taxes?

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation help to anyone. Services are aimed at those who are 50 and older and/or can’t afford a tax preparation service. There’s no fee and no sales pitch for other services. AARP membership is not required.

Tax preparation will be done only by appointment this year due to COVID. Masks are required for service.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will be at select West Florida Public Libraries on various dates to help. The IRS filing deadline is Monday, April 18, 2022. All library locations will be closed Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 in observance of the holiday.

AARP Tax-Aide 2022 Tax Schedule

Pensacola Library
Tuesdays and Saturdays from February 1 through April 12
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For further details or to make an appointment, please call (850) 207-8878. This number will be available beginning Monday, January 24.

An Intake booklet and scanning consent form must be completed and signed before your appointment.  The forms are available at the Pensacola Library Circulation desk beginning Monday, January 24.

Molino Library
Wednesdays from February 2 through April 13
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For further details or to make an appointment, please call (850) 435-1760.

Southwest Library
Mondays and Wednesdays from February 2 through April 13
10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Information packets for making appointments are available at the Southwest Library service desk. 

Items to bring:

  • Photo I.D. for each filer
  • Social Security cards or other official documentation for everyone on the return
  • Copy of last year’s tax return
  • Tax forms and information for this tax year
  • A schedule of deductions if numerous receipts are involved
  • Government stimulus payments received in 2020/2021
  • Intake booklet and scanning consent form

Tax Counseling for the Elderly offers free tax help for all taxpayers, particularly those who are 60 years of age and older, specializing in questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors. Find a location.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. Volunteers are trained and certified by the IRS to prepare tax returns. Find a location.