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Free Tax Filing Help at the Washoe County Library

Get Free Tax Season Assistance from AARP and the IRS

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Free tax filing assistance is available at Washoe County Library branches during tax season. Tax filing help is provided by volunteers through AARP Tax-Aide and the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs.

Library branches and times for the 2014 tax season are listed below. Note that some locations either require or recommend appointments.

IRS Certified AARP Tax-Aide Volunteer Preparers

This program assists low to moderate income taxpayers of any age with special attention to those 60 years of age and older.

  • Northwest Reno Library: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 30 through April 10, 2014. Appointments required - call (775) 856-9591. 2325 Robb Drive, Reno, NV.
  • Downtown Reno Library: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. February 4 through April 10, 2014. Walk - ins only. First come, first served. 301 S. Center Street, Reno, NV. (775) 327-8300.
  • Spanish Springs Library: Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. February 6 to April 10, 2014. Appointments in person or by calling (775) 424-1800. Walk - ins assisted as time allows. 7100A Pyramid Lake Highway, Sparks, NV.
  • Washoe County Senior Center: Mondays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Starting February 3, 2014. Walk - ins welcome. 1155 E. 9th Street, Reno, NV. (775) 328-2586.
  • Dayton Senior Center: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Appointment required, call (775) 246-6210. 320 Old Dayton Valley Road, Dayton, NV 89403 (Lyon County).

IRS Certified VITA/TCE Volunteer Preparers

  • North Valleys Library: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. January 30 through April 12, 2014. Appointments in person or by calling (775) 972-0281. 1075 North Hills Boulevard #340, Reno, NV.
  • Sparks Library: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 1 through April 12, 2014. Appointments in person or by calling (775) 352-3200. 1125 12th Street, Sparks, NV.
  • South Valleys Library: Wednesdays*, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. February 1 through April 12, 2014. Appointments in person or by calling (775) 851-5190. Walk-ins will be assisted as time allows. (*No tax assistance available on Wednesday, March 5.) 15650A Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV.
  • Sierra View Library: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. February 4 through April 15, 2014. Appointments in person. Walk-ins will be assisted as time allows. 4001 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV.

Local Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Offices

For more information and tax help, contact the Reno IRS office at 200 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89501. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The information number is (775) 824-2218.

Sources: Washoe County Library, AARP, IRS.

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