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Tax Preparation Resources

Mountain View Public Library does not carry paper tax forms, but the information below can assist you in completing your taxes.

Tax Events at Mountain View Public Library

Saturdays, February 11 - April 15, 2017, 10:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Walk-In Tax Preparation Assistance Events - Services provided by IRS-certified VITA Volunteers to help you prepare and file your Federal and State income tax returns for households with a 2016 income of $54,000 or less.

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 2:00-7:00 p.m. One Day Free Tax Preparation Assistance Event - Expert help in preparing your Federal and State income tax returns if you earned $33,000 or less or qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).


Nearby Public Libraries that Carry Tax Forms

Los Altos Library (San Antonio Branch only)
13 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
(650) 948-7683
Hours:  Mon-Th  10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri-Sun 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
**Basic forms; no schedules

Sunnyvale Public Library
665 W. Olive Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
(408) 730-7300
Hours:  Mon-Th 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m. to  6 p.m. Sun noon-6 p.m.
**Binders of basic tax forms and some tax schedules to photocopy (for a fee)

PLEASE NOTE: The Mountain View Post Office on Hope and Villa no longer carries tax forms.



Federal Assistance

Live telephone assistance: (800) 829-1040

Closest IRS Office
San Jose
55 S. Market Street, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 283-1569

State Assistance

Live telephone assistance: (800) 852-5711
Automated telephone assistance: (800) 338-0505

Closest California State Franchise Tax Board Office
121 Spear Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94105-1584
Phone: (800) 852-5711

PLEASE NOTE: Our librarians can help you locate information, but we cannot provide tax advice, assistance with filling out forms, or help to determine which forms are right for you.  

If you have any further questions, contact us at (650) 903-6337 or by emailing

Last Updated January 31, 2017.