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2020 Tax Assistance

Information for seniors on how to get tax aid assistance.

To see a complete listing of tax assistance locations available through the City of Albuquerque, visit the Get Your Taxes Done For Free link. Information on tax assistance at Senior and Multigenerational Centers is available below. 

Needed Documents for Tax Preparation

Please bring the following information to your appointment.

  • Driver’s License or State Issued Identification Card
  • Copy of your last year’s tax returns
  • Social Security Cards for all people listed on return
  • W-2 forms for wages
  • Forms including 1099-INT (interest); 1099-DIV (dividends); All
    1099-R (retirement); SSA 1099 (Social Security Benefit Statement);
    All 1099-B (stock sales) and you must have the basis (what you
    paid) for all sales including mutual funds, which you can get
    from your broker; 1099-G (gambling winning); RRB 1099 (railroad
    retirement); and any other 1099 forms
  • Forms reporting income such as jury duty, election work,
    alimony, etc.
  • Medical expenses
  • Medical insurance cards and any Form 1095-A, B, or Cs
  • For ages 65 or older, property tax bill and/or rent receipts

If you have a complex return, check with the center before making an appointment. Some returns are out of scope for volunteer assistants. 

Table: 2020 Tax Assistance Sites and Hours for Senior Affairs

Barelas Senior Center
Mondays and Wednesdays between Feb. 5 and April 10, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
First-come, first served; No appointment required

Bear Canyon Senior Center
Tuesdays between Feb. 4 and April 14, 2020
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Appointments only
No more availability at this location

Highland Senior Center
Walk-ins only, Fridays between Jan. 31 and April 10, 2020
8:30 a.m. to noon
Walk-ins are first-come, first served

Los Volcanes Senior Center
Friday between Feb. 7 and April 10, 2020
8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Appointments only
No more availability at this location

Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center
Feb. 4 to April 15, 2020
Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to noon
Appointment only

North Valley Senior Center
Fridays between Feb. 7 and April 10, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Appointments only; walk-ins if available 
No more availability at this location

Palo Duro Senior Center
Thursdays, Feb. 6 to April 9, 2020
8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Appointments only
No more availability at this location

North Domingo Baca Senior Center
Mondays between Feb. 3 and April 13, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Appointments only
Please note that appointments must be scheduled online
See instructions