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

Tax Help New Mexico is a free tax-filing resource for people whose household income is $60,000 or less or those who are 65 years or older.

How to get Tax Help in new mexico

The 2023 tax season will be taking appointments beginning January 31st through April 15th. Use the scheduling portal below to book an available spot. Review the checklist of needed items to bring to your appointment below.

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

Albuquerque Locations:

CNM Main Campus — Appointment-only site

Address: 525 Buena Vista Dr. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

S (South) Building Room 103 (located on the northwest corner of Coal Avenue and Buena Vista Drive)

Parking passes will be provided when you arrive for your appointment. Parking is available in the dirt lot on the Northeast Corner of Coal Ave and Buena Vista. 

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CNM Montoya Campus — Site offers appointments and walk-in service on a limited first-come, first served basis. Appointments will be given priority.

 

Address: 4700 Morris St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
H Building Room #127

Parking passes will be provided when you arrive for your appointment.

United Way of North Central New Mexico —
Appointment-only site

 

Address: 2340 Alamo Ave Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

For security purposes, building doors are locked 24/7. A Tax Help staff member will let you into the building. Please use the main entrance facing the Village Inn.

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 number or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) 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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