Financial Stability

Austin Tax Preparation

Community Tax Centers

This year year we filed nearly 20,000 tax returns for hard working, low-income families and individuals – for free – and generated $33 million in local tax refunds.


Year-Round Tax Center Locations & Schedules

Open June 14 – October 13

Click here to download our 2016 Year-Round flyer for locations and schedules. » 

Community Financial Center – South (2600 West Stassney Lane, 78745)

Community Financial Center – North (5900 Airport Blvd., 78752)

Map of Community Tax Centers

Contact the Community Tax Centers:


Phone: 2-1-1


We prepare taxes for free for individuals and families who make less than $50,000 annually. If there are more than four people in your household, then your income eligibility increases by $5,000 for each additional family member.


Schedule an Appointment

Please click here to schedule an appointment. » We always accept walk-ins.


What to Bring

Download this easy checklist to make sure you bring everything
you need to have your taxes prepared at one of our Community Tax Centers.


Ready to file on your own?

If you are comfortable using a computer and would like to prepare your own taxes without paying for the software, we recommend a self-prep software available through this website. It’s fast, easy and free if you make under $62,000 annually. Click here to get started! »


Frequently Asked Questions

Question about taxes you filed with us?

Email or call 512-610-7374.
We will return your phone call as soon as possible.


Where’s my refund?

If you haven’t received your refund yet, go to and use their “Where’s my refund?” tool on the right hand side of the page.
You’ll need your tax return handy.


Where can I get a copy of my tax return transcript or tax account transcript?

Click here for an easy-to-use guide on tax transcripts.


Are you experiencing issues with the IRS?

The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) may be able to help. TAP is a Federal Advisory Committee made up of volunteers. Based on feedback from the public, TAP members are dedicated to helping taxpayers improve IRS customer service and responsiveness to taxpayer needs.

Click here for more information or call 1-888-912-1227.


Do you only prepare taxes in Austin?

During filing season, we have four locations in Austin and one location at the Round Rock Public Library.

Our year-round services are only available at our Community Financial Center.

Other organizations offer free tax-prep in Williamson County.
Click here for a list of those sites. »

We also prepare taxes in the Dallas/Fort Worth.
Click here for information about those sites. »

For a list of all free tax prep sites nationally, click here. »


 How can I volunteer at a Community Tax Center?

Our tax centers rely upon hundreds of volunteers who serve as tax preparers, client liaisons and translators. Click here for more information.



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