Serving  DeSoto • Hillsborough • Pinellas • Sarasota


Official 2016 Free Tax Preparation Locations

Did you earn less than $62,000 last year?

Have your federal tax return prepared, e-filed, and direct deposited for FREE. You don’t need to pay $200 or more for simple tax preparation! IRS-certified volunteers will prepare your taxes and ensure you get the largest refund for which you qualify. You may also be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when you file.

Income tax returns are prepared and electronically filed for FREE at 42 different locations in our four county region! Several locations in Hillsborough County offer appointments; all others are walk-in basis only. To schedule an appointment, click here.

See the locations, times and days of operation by clicking one of the county links below.

Let us prepare your taxes for you, or click here to prepare your own taxes using our free online filing option.

What to Bring

  • Last year’s federal income tax return.
  • Social Security cards and correct birth dates for all family members.
  • A photo ID. If married and filing a joint return, both spouses must present a photo ID and be present to sign the return.
  • All W-2 wage and tax statements for current tax year.
  • All 1098 forms (for mortgage, higher education expenses, etc.).
  • All forms 1099 and other income statements.
  • Form 1095-A (ACA Healthcare)
  • Amount of any income not reported on a statement.
  • Records with amounts of deductible and qualified expenses not shown on a statement.
  • A checking and/or savings account number for direct deposit (optional, but you will receive your refund faster than a paper check).
  • Name, address and tax ID or social security number of any child care providers, along with the total amount paid for childcare.


Hillsborough Locations  |  Pinellas Locations   |  Sarasota/Desoto Locations






Local Partners

The following partners help make our free tax preparation possible through funding, training, site availability and support:

  • AARP
  • Bank of America
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • IRS
  • Juvenile Welfare Board
  • Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Foundation
  • Suncoast Credit Union
  • TD Bank
  • United Way Suncoast
  • Walmart Foundation
  • Wells Fargo


Sarasota Area Office

1800 2nd Street, Suite 102, Sarasota, FL 34236

Ph. (941) 366-2686 • Fax (941) 365-4368

Tampa Bay Area Office

5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600, Tampa, FL 33609

Ph. (813) 274-0900 • Fax (813) 228-9549

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