The Seattle Public Library offers free tax preparation services through June at the Central Library. Individuals who earn $66,000 a year and under can drop in to get help filing tax returns.

Trained volunteers will answer questions and help prepare personal tax returns. The service is not available for business tax returns. See the list of documents required to receive tax help at No reservations or appointments are accepted; drop-in assistance will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 5, Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber, 206-386-4636

Wednesday, May 2 through Monday, June 4

  • 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays

Due to federal budget cuts, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at Black-and-white prints of the forms may be printed from Library computers for $.15 per page. To request forms by mail, order online at or call 1-800-829-3676.

Tax help at the Central Library is presented in partnership with United Way of King County.