Tax Preparation

The town of Alexandria presents free tax preparation to certified residents

February 12, 2021 at 3:31 pm

The city of Alexandria offers free tax preparation to qualified residents

For immediate release: February 12, 2021

Alexandria City offers free tax preparation services to qualified residents by appointment only. This year, taxpayers are eligible if their income for individuals and families is less than $ 55,000. Experienced volunteers from
Community Tax Aid, Inc. ensures that taxpayers claim all applicable credits and deductions, including the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit. Electronic submission is provided.

Church services are available on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. from February 13 to April 10 at the Department of Community and Human Services, 2525 Mount Vernon Ave. Temperature checks through forehead scan and use of masks are required. Call 703.831.2918 to make an appointment.

The following documents are required upon appointment: a social security or tax ID for each family member; Photo ID for the taxpayer (and spouse, if filing together); W-2 forms and other proof of income, receipts, or records for expenses such as childcare and education; and, if possible, a copy of the previous year’s tax return.

The location is a 20 minute walk from the Braddock Road Metrorail station and is served by DASH transit. For information on the DASH schedule, please contact 703.370.DASH (3274) or For information on the Metrobus schedule, please call 202.637.7000 or

Appointments are canceled when Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) are closed or when school activities are canceled, as reported on the ACPS hotline (703.866.5300) and on local radio and television broadcasts. If an appointment is canceled due to bad weather, residents are advised to reschedule the appointment at 703.831.2918.

Visit for more information or view the flyer in English and Spanish.

For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at or 703.746.3959.

Contact or 571.384.5244, Virginia Relay 711. Call two business days.

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