Tax Help, Forms, & Information

Every year volunteers from the AARP assist people (by appointment, no charge) in preparing and filing their taxes.

  1. Tax Help
  2. Forms & Instructions
  3. IRS & State Offices

AARP tax help at Lafayette Public Library 2022

Wednesdays & Saturdays, February 5-April 9

  • Appointments required; spaces fill quickly.

Ways to sign up

Before your appointment

  • Before you appointment, you must pick up a packet from the Library to fill out at home (available from the Lobby service desk on the main level).

When you arrive

1. You must wear a face covering to enter the Library for your appointment.

2. Do not come to the Library if you are showing any symptoms of COVID-19. Please call to cancel. 

3. Tax returns will not be prepared onsite. 

4. Bring the packet of information you picked up before your appointment to fill out at home.

5. At your appointment, you will drop off your completed forms and supporting documents. 

  • All income statements (W2, 1099s, SSAs, Brokerage Statements, etc.)
  • Medical information including insurance information. Information for deductions (mortgage interest, property tax, gifts to charities, etc.)
  • Photo ID (required) Social Security Cards for anyone listed on the tax return (required)

6. Your documents will stay with the AARP until you pick up your tax return one week after dropoff. 

7. You will receive a phone call or email if AARP has questions or needs more information.

8. You (and your spouse) will need to return to the Library one week later at the same time as your original appointment to sign and pick up your returns. Your returns cannot be e-filed until you (and your spouse) have signed Form 8879 (IRS e-file signature authorization).

Other locations


More information on specific locations will be added soon.
AARP Tax Aide Locator tool (call locations to confirm as dates may change or show last year's dates)

Alternate Resources or Providers

VITA Free Tax Help Locator (call locations to confirm as dates may change or show last year's dates)

Tax Help Colorado (Piton - call locations to confirm as dates may change or show last year's dates)