Virtual Tax Help: E-File Your Taxes for Free!

Filing your taxes can be complex and confusing.

Join us and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance on February 15 and March 15 at 6PM for virtual information sessions where you can learn about all the free options available for filing your federal and state tax returns.

Queens Public Library has also compiled a resource list of partner organizations who can provide you with virtual tax help this year.

Get our complete list of organizations here that can help you e-file your taxes for free. Contact them directly for more information about the services they provide.

You can also pick up a copy of our 2022 Tax Help Brochure at your local library, or download the brochure here.

Please note that Queens Public Library does not operate these programs, does not vouch for the accuracy of information disseminated during such programs, and assumes no responsibility for any statements made.

The following standard documents are required to prepare your taxes:

  • Photo ID – driver license, state-issued non-driver ID, NYC ID or passport (for you and your spouse, if filing jointly)
  • Social Security card for you, your spouse, and your dependents
  • Proof of income (wages, interest and dividend statements): Forms W-2, 1099, 1098, and any other documents showing additional income
  • Documents from the IRS: the amount of 2021 Stimulus payment and amount of Advanced Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments received between July and December (see IRS letter 6419)
  • Forms 1095-A, B, or C, Affordable Healthcare Statement
  • Information related to any credits you’re claiming
  • Your banking information (the account number and the routing number for your bank, which you can find on a blank check)