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Free Tax Help for NM residents

Get help from IRS-qualified tax preparers

Funding free tax prep to low-income individuals & families

THE FINANCIAL RESOURCES PEOPLE NEED

If you require assistance with scheduling an appointment, please call the Tax Help Information Line at 505-750-3885 and leave a brief message with your name, a callback number, and the reason for your call. Someone will return your call if there is an available appointment to offer. Messages are generally returned Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm. Please do not leave multiple messages as it will delay callbacks.

If you are unable to get an appointment for our first event, we will be releasing the date of the next event in July.

For our off-season availability, please check back on Monday, June 3rd.

Tax Help New Mexico is a free tax-filing resource for people whose household income is $65,000 or less or those who are 65 years or older.

How to get Tax Help in new mexico

The 2024 Tax Help New Mexico season is February 5th to April 11th.

United Way Free Tax Services

For those that would like to file their taxes today, MyFreeTaxes helps people file their federal and state taxes online for free, and it’s brought to you by United Way. Click the image below for more information.

Become a Tax Help New Mexico Volunteer

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Click the links below for more details

Tax Help New Mexico cannot file the following taxes as it is outside our scope of service:

  • Bankruptcies
  • Income from rental properties
  • Married filing separately
  • Farming income
  • Mortgage Assistance payments

Outside of Albuquerque? Use the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) link to find a site near you.

TAX HELP CHECKLIST OF NEEDED ITEMS TO BRING

Proof of Identification

Tax payer(s) must have a valid photo ID (Driver license, state issued ID, passport, military ID, tribal ID)

SOCIAL SECURITY CARD(S)

Social Security card(s) or ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number) documents for yourself, your spouse, your dependents or anyone else on your return

BIRTH DATES

For you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

INCOME FORMS

Wage and earnings statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

Interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099)

EXPENSE FORMS

All 1098 Forms, child or dependent care expenses (Daycare provider tax id # required), property tax payments

BANK INFORMATION

Bring your bank routing & account number for direct deposit (e.g.: blank check). If you do not have a bank account, please visit the Bank On Burque website for information on where to access safe, affordable, and functioning checking accounts.

PROOF OF HEALTHCARE

Form 1095-A, B and C, Health Coverage Statements or Health Insurance Exemption Certificate (if received)

MARRIED FILING JOINTLY

Both spouses must be present with proper documentation to complete tax return

OTHER DOCUMENTS

A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available, and all other tax-related documents 

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