We are closed for the season. We'll open Feb. 1, 2023
We offer FREE tax preparation and e-filing to qualified individuals in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne counties earning 60k or less. We offer 3 convenient ways to file:
1. In-Person (Sonora only)
2. Drop-off in either Jackson or Sonora
3. Virtual with a tax preparer
We may also be able to assist you in filing your taxes on your own. Let us help determine your situation and get your taxes filed.
To begin, click on the link below to answer a few simple questions so that we can better assist you.
The link a above with take you to a quick questionnaire that will be delivered to ATCAA Tax Preparation volunteers. We'll ask for your contact information and a few questions about your tax situation.
For appointments call our taxline: 209-268-6232
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More ways to file free on your own:
Note that the IRS and it's affiliates may charge you a fee to e-file based on your tax situation. It costs nothing to mail a paper return once you've prepared it.
earned income TAX CREDIT
Earn more than $1 and less than 30k last year? Work for an employer or work for yourself? You may be eligible for the cash-back California Earned Income Tax Credit and the Young Child Tax Credit for children under 6.
ITIN fliers are also eligible. File free and claim your credits today.
FEDERAL STIMULUS PAYMENTS
If you didn’t get the full Economic Impact Payment, you may be eligible to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit
If you didn’t get any payments or got less than the full amounts, you may qualify for the credit to get your money, even if you don’t normally file taxes. See Recovery Rebate Credit for more information.
WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE A BANK ACCOUNT?
Go to BANK ON, whose goal is to ensure that everyone has access to a safe and affordable bank or credit union account. These low-cost, no-overdraft, no-surprise-fee accounts can help you claim your refund, stimulus or other payments.
What you'll need for tax preparation.
-Valid Photo ID for taxpayer and spouse.
-Valid Social Security Cards or ITIN #'s for taxpayer, spouse, and dependents. (Acceptable substitutes are a letter from the Social Security Administration, form SSA-1099 or Medicare card that includes the letter "A" after the SSN.
-Birth dates for self, spouse and dependents
-All income statements: W-2, 1099’s, Social Security Benefits statements, etc.
-Any Interest and dividend statements from banks (form 1099).
-A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available.
-Bank routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit if there is a refund.
-Statement & Tax ID# from childcare provider.
-Total paid for daycare (if applicable) and the daycare provider’s identifying number.
-Proof of Medical Insurance form 1095-A, 1095-B or 1095-C.
-Other income/expense information if applicable (e.g. Tuition Credit, Form 1098-T, Student Loan Interest form 1098-E. Tip, gambling, lottery or other income. Retirement income or payments from pensions. Self-employment income/expenses.
Our VITA services are seasonal and volunteer-driven. At times, we may not have enough volunteers to assist everyone. If you need tax assistance during the off-season, or sooner than we can help, in addition to online sites, there are in-person locations in the Central Valley that may be able to assist you. Call 800-500-4931 for locations and information.