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Income Tax Assistance and E-Filing
with AARP

Due to COVID-19, AARP tax assistance for 2021 will be limited and subject to change.


Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
 at the Redding Library.

AARP volunteers will assist seniors, disabled, and low and middle-income folks in preparing their Federal and California State income tax returns for no charge.

AARP will be at the Redding Library, Sat., February 1st through Tues., April 14, 2020.

To see alternate locations and times click here.

All returns will be E-filed

Please bring:

  • Your spouse (if possible)
  • W-2s
  • 1099s
  • Picture IDs
  • Last year's return
  • Social Security cards (required for each person on the return)
  • and any other pertinent documents.

All library programs are free and open to the public.
Tax advice is provided by AARP. The Redding Library and the City of Redding
are not responsible for advice given by tax consultants.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program


The United Way of Northern California's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program provides FREE income tax assistance to individuals and families with a household income of less than $66,000 a year. A safe and easy way to file your taxes.

Appointments available. Call 530-241-7521, to set up a free appointment.

Download the flyer.

Get ready for tax season at

The IRS is able to provide us only a limited number of hard copy instructions for forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ. Please consider digital copies.

Copies of the instructions and forms can be downloaded at the following links.

Tax Forms

California State Tax Forms

Federal Tax Forms (IRS)

Offices and Phone Numbers

California Franchise Tax Board   

800-338-0505 (automated)
800-852-5711 or 916-845-6500 (outside U.S.)
TTY/TDD 800-822-8268

I.R.S. (Redding Office):

850 Industrial St.,
Redding, CA 96002