Tax help

Use these resources for the 2020 tax year. Check out laptops and WiFi hotspots, access DIY tax preparation software, and find free, local tax help.

Laptops and WiFi hotspots

Need a computer or internet access to do your taxes online? Check out laptops and WiFi hotspots through the Library of Things.

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Laptops

These laptops come equipped with Microsoft Office 365 and multiple browsers. Check out a hotspot as well to connect to the Internet.

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WiFi hotspots

Connect any WiFi enabled device--including library laptops--to the Internet with these hotspots.

Printing services

Email documents to info@josephinelibrary.org to be printed and picked up from any of our four library branches. There is no charge for this service, but please limit to 10 pages a week.

Local tax help from AARP

Tax-Aide helps low- to moderate-income taxpayers have more discretionary income for everyday essentials, such as food and housing, by assisting with tax services and ensuring they receive applicable tax credits and deductions.

The Josephine County OR Tax-Aide program is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. We are trained volunteers certified by the IRS to assist taxpayers in preparing Federal and Oregon tax returns.

Call 541-223-9597 to arrange a phone appointment and get started.

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

What is it?

The EITC helps give low- to moderate-income families a tax break.

Who qualifies?

Low- to moderate-income families may qualify for the EITC on their 2020 taxes.

Am I eligible?

Use this calculator to determine if you are eligible for the EITC.

Other ways to file

MyFreeTaxes through United Way
If you have an email address, United Way can connect you with free, do-it-yourself, tax software, available through their partnership with the IRS. Limited online assistance is available for simple returns. MyFreeTaxes
GetYourRefund
GetYourRefund.org is a non-profit service built by Code for America in partnership with IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites nationally. Spanish website and assistance available. GetYourRefund
Cash Oregon
Get tax help in English or Spanish by IRS-certified volunteers. Cash Oregon

Oregon-approved tax preparation software

Check this list from the Oregon Department of Revenue for links to free tax preparation software.