Financial Stability

Arlington Tax Preparation

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Arlington Community Tax Centers

Free tax preparation assistance for individuals and households with an annual income of $60,000 or less.

Shadow Brook VITA
2020 Cooper Street
Arlington, TX 76013

What should I bring?

* Photo ID

* Original social security card or ITIN for everyone listed on the tax return

* Copy of last year’s tax return (Prepared at a VITA location)

* All W-2 wage statements

* 1099 SSA, 1099-R & 1099-G Unemployment Payments

* Cash income amount & work expenses (1099-NEC)

* 1095 Health coverage form

* Direct deposit information

Able to provide tax preparation assistance for tax years

* Tax year 2016

* Tax year 2017

* Tax year 2018

* Tax year 2019

* Tax year 2020

*Amendments of returns prepared at our Shadow Brook tax centers only

Our Location

Shadow Brook Apartments
2020 South Cooper Street
Arlington, Texas 76013

Days and Hours

Monday ~ 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday ~ 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday ~ 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday ~ 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday ~ 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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Contact the Arlington Community Tax Centers:

Phone: 817-461-3936


We prepare taxes for free for individuals and families who make $60,000 or less annually.


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.


Frequently Asked Questions


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 Arlington?

No. For information about our free tax preparation in the Austin area, click here. For Dallas, click here. For all other parts of the country click here.


Interested in volunteering at the Community Tax Centers?

Click here for more information on volunteering.



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