Library, United Way offering free tax prep service

The Seattle Public Library and United Way of King County are collaborating to offer free, in-person tax preparation service through the end of tax season at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle.

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Trained volunteers will answer questions and help prepare personal tax returns.

The service is not available for business tax returns.

Residents should visit to see the list of required documents they will need to bring to get tax help.



No appointment is necessary. Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The last client will be taken 30-45 minutes before the end of tax help hours. Hours are:

Monday: 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Friday: no Tax Help

Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday : 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.



All UWKC volunteer tax preparers and Library staff are vaccinated.

Tax help pairs will be distanced from each other.

Fewer “waiting area” seats will be set out, and seats will be distanced from one another.

Patrons waiting for service can leave their phone number.

For more information, visit, contact the Library’s Ask Us service at 206-386-4636 or chat at

For ADA accommodations, contact: