Through skilled tax assistance volunteers throughout the Bay Area, Tax-Aid provides year-round, free tax services to strengthen our entire greater San Francisco community.


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Confused about your taxes? How can we help you?

If you made under $55,000 in 2018, Tax-Aid can help you with your Federal and California tax returns.

You can contact our offices via email at at 415-229-9240 with questions. Here is the information we will need to help you:

  1. Tax questionnaire: Here is the tax questionnaire you will need to complete. Click below to download a copy of our questionnaire.

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  1. Documents we need: We’ll tell you which documents are needed so that we may provide you with tax filing assistance.
  2. Appointments: Make an appointment to have your tax documents reviewed. Once your documents have been reviewed, a volunteer will be assigned to prepare your return. Click here to get started. 


Each tax season, we offer our services at various community locations. Here are the locations where we were this year:   Tax-Aid 2019 flyer

Need Information on taxes you already filed?

  • Where’s my Refund?
  Refunds can take up to 3 weeks to arrive. To check on the status of your federal refund, go to and click on “Where’s My Refund?” To check on your California state refund, go to and click on “Refund Status.”
  • Need a copy of your return?
  Do you need a copy of your return or information from your tax return? Tax-Aid does not store copies of your tax return. You can now set up an online account which will allow you to view your tax history, track payments, view amount you owe and much more. Click here to find out more
  • Need to make a payment?
  If you owe, you can make a payment by credit or debit card. Click to find out more.

I want to prepare my own taxes for free online.

  • Prepare your taxes online
  Was your 2018 income below $34,000? File your taxes at no cost using the IRS Free File Program. Tax-Aid has partnered  with Intuit TurboTax to offer a free online option for filing your tax return yourself. If you are comfortable with using a computer and following instructions, this option may be a good fit. Click here to start the process 


More questions?

  • Still have questions?
  Do you have a questions we didn’t answer? Call the Tax-Aid offices at 415-229-0240 or email