Tax Preparation

​​​​​​​​​​​AARP Tax Aides provide free tax preparation help at Central Library. Help is provided on a first come, first-served basis. 

What to Bring

For each person listed on the return, you'll need to bring: 
- a Social Security Card (or copy), or a letter from the Social Security Administration (for children and other dependents, too)
- 2016 W-2s for each person
- 2015 tax returns
-  Photo ID for the taxpayer(s)

​AARP Tax Aide Service Hours

Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library (Feb. 1 - Apr. 15, 2016)
Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone: 431-3060

Tax Forms

Federal tax forms are available at most Virginia Beach Public Library locations while supplies last. The IRS is providing the following forms to public libraries in 2016. Instruction booklets are not provided.

  • 1040

  • 1040 EZ

  • 1040 A

  • Publication 4604

Please call before visiting to make sure the forms you need are available. Other forms, schedules and instructions may be obtained on the IRS website​. If you require print instructions, they can be ordered online​​ or by calling 1-800-829-3676.​

You can find the Federal and State forms and instructions you need on one of these tax form websites.

Contact Information