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Save your hard-earned dollars and see if you qualify for valuable state and federal tax credits by using one of these two FREE tax return filing services before Tuesday, April 17, this year’s tax filing deadline.

  • In person at a Sacramento area tax preparation site (if your household income was $54K or less in 2017). Schedule appointments online at www.freetaxhelp.us or call 2-1-1 (for Sacramento County residents) or 916-498-1000. Appointments take place from Jan. 27 through Apr. 17 unless otherwise noted. See tax preparation site locations and dates listed below.
  • Online at MyFreeTaxes.com (if your household income was $66K or less in 2017). The website sponsored by United Way and powered by H&R Block software saves users an average of $200 in tax preparation fees. All you need is a valid email address, your adjusted gross income (AGI) from the previous year, and your income forms such as a W2, 1099, 1098, etc.

*Call 2-1-1 (for Sacramento county residents only) or (916) 498-1000 or visit www.freetaxhelp.us to schedule your appointment for a weekday or weekend.  The appointment line is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. If there is a specific phone number listed with a site below, please call that number directly to schedule an appointment.

Date/Time

Location

SATURDAYS
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Call 916-286-3691 X 12334 for appointment
American River College
4700 College Oak Dr. • Sacramento
95841

SATURDAYS
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
SUNDAYS
1:30 – 5 p.m.
Walk-in only

Arthur F Turner Community Library
1212 Merkley Ave. •
West Sacramento
95691
FRIDAYS
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
CLOSED Feb. 19
Call 916-324-6202 for appointment
Asian Resources, Inc.
2411 Alhambra Blvd., Suite 110 • Sacramento
95817
WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Call 916-745-4313 for appointment
Asian Resources, Inc.
7640 Greenback Lane •
Citrus Heights
95610
MONDAYS – FRIDAYS
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
CLOSED Feb. 19 & 22
Call 916-454-1892 for appointment
Asian Resources, Inc.
5100 El Pariaso • Sacramento
95824

MONDAYS – THURSDAYS
Drop-offs | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
1 – 4 p.m.
Walk-in only
FRIDAYS
Appointment only | 9 – 11 a.m.
1 – 3 p.m.
SUPER SATURDAY
April 14
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

ATCAA – Jackson
935 S Hwy 49 •
Jackson
95642
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
5 – 7 p.m.
SATURDAYS
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Closed Feb. 10 & 17, March 31
Department of Human Assistance
2450 Florin Rd. • Sacramento
95822
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
5 – 7 p.m.
SATURDAYS
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
* Preparers fluent in Russian available Feb. 10 & Mar. 3
Closed after March 31
Department of Human Assistance
2700 Fulton Ave. • Sacramento 95821
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS 
5 – 7 p.m.
Closed Feb. 12 & 19
Closed after March 31
Department of Human Assistance
10013 Folsom Blvd. • Sacramento 95827
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS 
5 – 7 p.m.
Closed Feb. 12 & 19
Closed after March 31
Department of Human Assistance
5747 Watt Ave. •
North Highlands
95660
MONDAYS – FRIDAYS
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Call 530-406-7221 for appointment
Empower Yolo Inc. 
175 Walnut St. •
Woodland
95695
TUESDAY
Apr. 17
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E-Bus | Asian Resources Inc.
5100 El Pariaso • Sacramento
95824
THURSDAY
Feb. 15
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
E-Bus | CalEITC Kick-Off
California State Capitol
1315 10th St. •
Sacramento
95814
MONDAY
Mar. 5
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
E-Bus | Hagginwood Community Center
3271 Marysville Blvd. • Sacramento
95815
SUPER SATURDAY
Feb. 10
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
E-Bus | La Familia Maplewood Community Center
3301 37th Ave. • Sacramento
95824
TUESDAY
Feb. 13
WEDNESDAYS
Feb. 14
3 – 6 p.m.
E-Bus | Oak Park Community Center
3425 Martin Luther King Blvd. •
Sacramento
95817
TUESDAY – THURSDAY
Feb. 20 – 22
3 – 5 p.m.
E-Bus | Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
3308 3rd Ave. • Sacramento
95817
MONDAYS – FRIDAYS
8 a.m. -  4 p.m.
Call 916-572-0560 for appointment
Family Resource Center – YCCA
637 Todhunter Ave., 21B •
West Sacramento
95605
SATURDAYS
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Closed March 31
Folsom Cordova Community Partnership
10665 Coloma Rd., Ste. 200 • Rancho Cordova
95670
SUPER SATURDAY
Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Walk-in available
Grant Union High School
1400 Grand Ave. • Sacramento 95838
SUPER SATURDAY
Feb. 3 & Mar. 3
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Walk-in available

Hiram Johnson High School
6879 14th Ave. • Sacramento
95820

SUPER SATURDAY
Feb. 17 & Mar. 17
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Walk-in available

TUESDAY
Feb. 20
1 – 4 p.m.

International Rescue Committee
2020 Hurley Ave. • Sacramento
95825
SUPER SATURDAY
Feb. 10
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
* Preparers fluent in Spanish available
Walk-in available
La Familia Maplewood Counseling Center
3301 37th Ave. • Sacramento
95824
MONDAYS – WEDNESDAYS
6 – 8 p.m.
Walk-in only
Closed Feb. 19
Las Casitas Public Housing
685 Lighthouse Dr. •
West Sacramento
95605
SATURDAYS
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Schedule an appointment online at http://www.sivdavis.org/appointment/
Mary Stephens Library
315 E 14th St. • Davis
95616
SUPER SATURDAY
Mar. 17
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
* Preparers fluent in Spanish available
Walk-in available
Mexican Consulate
2093 Arena Blvd. • Sacramento
95834

MONDAYS & FRIDAYS
5 – 8 p.m.
Schedule an appointment online at http://www.sivdavis.org/appointment/
Closed Feb. 19

New Harmony Community Center
3030 Cowell Blvd. • Davis
95616
MONDAYS
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Placer County Department of 
Health & Human Services
1919 Grass Valley Hwy, Suite 190 •
Auburn
95603

MONDAYS – THURSDAYS
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPER SATURDAY
Feb. 3 & 24 and Mar. 10 & 24
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Walk-in available

Placer County Department of 
Health & Human Services
1000 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100 • Rocklin
95765
MONDAYS – FRIDAYS
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 – 4 p.m.
SATURDAYS
Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Call 530-787-4110 for appointment
RISE Inc. – Esparto
17317 Fremont St. •
Esparto
95627
SUPER SATURDAY
Feb. 17
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
* Preparers fluent in Spanish available
Walk-in available
Robla Elementary School
5200 Marysville Blvd. • Sacramento
95838
SUPER SATURDAY
Sponsored by California State University Sacramento with student volunteers
Feb. 10 & Mar. 10
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sacramento Food Bank &
Family Services
3308 3rd Ave. • Sacramento
95817
SUPER SATURDAY
Apr. 14
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPER SUNDAY
Apr. 15
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sacramento Food Bank &
Family Services
3308 3rd Ave. • Sacramento
95817
FRIDAYS
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Walk-in available
Sam Pannell Community Center
2450 Meadowview Rd. • Sacramento
95832
SUPER SATURDAY
Feb. 3, Mar. 3, Apr. 7
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Walk-in available
SEIU Local 1000
1325 S St. •
Sacramento
95811
TUESDAYS – THURSDAYS
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Walk-in available
South Natomas Community Center
2921 Truxel Rd. • Sacramento
95833
SUPER SATUDAY
Mar. 10 & Apr. 7
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Valley High School
6300 Ehrhardt Ave. • Sacramento
95823

You could earn up to $6,500 through the state and federal Earned Income Tax Credits. California now offers its own Earned Income Tax Credit (Cal EITC) starting with calendar year 2018 tax returns. If you owe taxes, the EITC reduces the amount of taxes you might owe and may allow you a refund when you file your taxes. If you do not owe taxes, the EITC tax credit will provide you with a tax refund when you file your taxes.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is a national program that offers free help for those who make a limited income and need help preparing their tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic tax return preparation with electronic filing. VITA volunteers inform taxpayers about special tax credits for which they may qualify such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled.