VITA will have extended hours on the last two days of Tax Prep at Ives Main Library: Mon, 4/17 from 3 pm – 7:30 pm and Tues, 4/18 from 12 pm – 7:30 pm.

NHFPL offers free annual tax preparation assistance through partnership with Yale’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). Our tax preparation site will be operating online and in person this year.

Click Here for the VITA pamphlet with more information

(Forms, locations, income eligibility, contact information)

Tax Preparation Forms and Booklets

Federal paper forms and booklets from the IRS for the 2022 tax year are not yet available in person at the library. However, federal tax forms are available virtually via the IRS website HERE.

CT state tax forms for the 2022 tax year are available on the CT Department of Revenue’s website HERE.

Current NHFPL policy is that printing tax forms is free of charge at the library; we cannot provide instructional booklets at this time. For more information, call the Ives Reference Desk at 203-946-8130 ext. 101 or contact your nearest branch.

In-Person Preparation Services at NHFPL

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Ives Main Library

Our VITA site at our Ives downtown location will start on Monday, February 6, 2023 and run through Tuesday, April 18, 2023. There will be VITA hours six days per week at Ives, staffed by the Yale VITA team.

This branch does not accept appointments. The VITA services at Ives will operate on a first come-first serve basis through the entire tax season.

Ives VITA Hours

Monday 4 pm – 7:30 pm

Tuesday 4 pm – 7:30 pm

Wednesday 4 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday 4 pm – 7:30 pm

Friday 11 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday 11 am – 2:30 pm

EXTENDED VITA HOURS ( 2 days only):

Monday, April 17 from 3 pm – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, April 18 from 12 pm – 7:30 pm

Wilson Branch

Wilson is no longer preparing taxes at their location for the remainder of the 2022 tax season.

The Mitchell branch continues to accept appointments by calling 211.

The Ives Main branch will continue tax preparation until April 18th.

Mitchell Branch

VITA will be closed on library holidays.

The City of New Haven’s Financial Empowerment Center will be providing VITA tax preparation services onsite at the Mitchell Branch beginning Monday February 6, 2023.

Mitchell Tax Prep Hours

Mondays, 1 pm – 4 pm

Appointments required at the Mitchell branch. Call 2-1-1 to make an appointment for VITA services at the Mitchell branch.

Additional Information

United Way’s Listing of Free Tax Prep (In-person & Online):

IRS Listing of Free Tax Prep (In person & Online): Listing of Free Tax Prep (In person & Online):

Please note that these link to outside organizations. Some information might be out of date, and the NHFPL has no control over that information.