2023 AARP Tax Assistance

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation and is open to taxpayers of all ages. AARP membership is not required.

Information on AARP tax assistance is available below. Space is limited. 

Before your Appointment

Please go to the location where you made an appointment and pick up a packet of forms at the front desk. Be sure to fill out the forms before your appointment begins. If you cannot pick up the forms ahead of time, please arrive at your appointment 1/2 hour before your scheduled time.

Documents Needed for Tax Preparation

Please bring the following information to your appointment.

  • Driver’s License or State Issued Identification Card (including spouse)
  • Copy of your last year’s tax returns
  • Social Security Cards for all individuals listed on tax-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; W2-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 – make a list with totals
  • Form 1095-A, B, or Cs
  • For ages 65 or older, property tax bill and/or rent receipts

If you have a complex return, please call Bobbi at 505-273-4064 or Art at 505-600-1845 or Sandra at 505-899-2570 with AARP before making an appointment.


2023 AARP Tax Assistance Senior Affairs Center Sites

All Tax-Prep is by Appointment Only. The dates an hours listed below are specifically for tax preparation services. For assistance with online appointments, please call 311.

Sites will be closed on February 20, 2023 in observance of President's Day. 

Barelas Senior Center

Address: 714 7th St. SE, 87102

Dates: 2/1/2023 through 4/17/2023 | Hours: Monday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointment Information: For appointment, call Barelas Senior Center front desk at 505-764-6436

Bear Canyon Senior Center

Address: 4645 Pitt NE, 87111

Dates: 2/7/2023 through 4/18/2023 | Hours: Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.to 3 p.m.

Appointment Information: For appointment, call Bear Canyon Center front desk at 505-767-5959

Highland Senior Center

Address: 131 Monroe St. NE, 87108

Dates: 2/2/2023 through 4/14/2023 | Hours: Thursday: 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Friday: 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Appointment Information: For appointment, call Highland Senior Center front desk at 505-767-5210

Los Volcanes Senior Center

All appointments are full at this location.

Address: 6500 Los Volcanes Rd. NW, 87121

Dates: 2/3/2023 through 4/14/2023 | Hours: Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Appointment Information: For appointment, call Los Volcanes Senior Center front desk at 505-767-5999

Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center

Address: 501 Elizabeth St. SE, 87123

Dates: 2/1/2023 through 4/17/2023 | Hours: Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

In addition, effective 3/6/2023: Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the Monzano Mesa Multigenerational Center

North Valley Senior Center

Address: 3825 4th St. NW, 87107

Dates: 2/2/2023 through 4/13/2023 | Hours: Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the North Valley Senior Center

North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center

Address: 7521 Carmel Ave. NE, 87113

Dates: 2/6/2023 through 4/17/2023 | Hours: Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center

Palo Duro Senior Center

Address: 5221 Palo Duro Ave. NE, 87110

Dates: 2/2/2023 through 4/13/2023 | Hours: Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the Palo Duro Senior Center


2023 AARP Tax Assistance Additional Sites

Alamosa Community Center

Address: 6900 Gonzales Rd. SW, 87121 (Meeting Room A and B)

Dates: 2/1/2023 through 4/12/2023 | Hours: Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the Alamosa Community Center

Holiday Park Community Center

Address: 11710 Comanche Rd. NE, 87111

Dates: 1/30/2023 through 4/18/2023 | Hours: Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the Holiday Park Community Center

NM Veterans Memorial

Address: 1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE, 87108

Dates: 2/3/2023 through 4/17/2023 | Hours: Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the NM Veterans Memorial

South Valley Public Library

Address: 3904 Isleta Blvd., SW 87105

Dates: 2/2/2023 through 4/13/2023 | Hours: Thursday: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the South Valley Public Library

Taylor Ranch Community Center

Address: 4900 Kachina St. NW, 87120

Dates: 2/1/2023 through 4/12/2023 | Hours: Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointment Information: Online appointments are available for the Taylor Ranch Community Center


Additional Tax Help in Albuquerque

  • CNM and United Way NM are offering free tax preparation to households with income of $60,000 or less, and for those 65 years or older. For more information visit CNM's tax help webpage or Tax Help NM.  
  • There are several resources to self-file taxes online, including the My Free Taxes website, sponsored by United Way Worldwide and H&R Block. 
  • The IRS also offers free online self-filing. Click here to learn more about this option.
  • To contact the local IRS office for questions about tax preparation, call 505-837-5631.
  • Visit City of Albuquerque's Consumer Protection Information for Consumers and Taxpayers website for additional free tax prep options and information on how to hire a paid preparer, in addition on how to file a complaint.