Free Tax Preparation in Jacksonville, FL Claim Earned Income Credit

By | December 28, 2015

Free tax preparation is available for individuals and families whose total household income does not exceed $52,000. All tax returns are prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteers. For all locations, hours of operations and what to bring, please visit or call 632-0600.

Jacksonville VITA Info and Free Tax Return Filing in Jacksonville

Even if you don’t qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, it’s possible to file your tax returns at no cost by using the Free File Alliance, a partnership between the IRS and companies that have tax software programs. Free File is available to any taxpayer with an adjusted gross income of $58,000 or less, which covers 70 percent of taxpayers.


Free Tax Preparation in Jacksonville Florida

Main Library
303 N. Laura St.
Center for Adult Learning, Conference Center Level
Jacksonville , FL 32202

*Free street parking Saturdays


Beaches Regional Library
600 3rd Street
Neptune Beach, FL 32266


Bradham*Brooks Branch Library
1755 Edgewood Ave West
Jacksonville , FL 32208


Pablo Creek Regional Library
13295 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32246


Regency Square Regional Library
9900 Regency Square Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225


For appointment, see tax volunteer at library or go to

South Mandarin Regional Library
12125 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32223

Southeast Regional Library
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32256


University Park Library
3435 University Blvd North
Jacksonville, FL 32277

Webb Wesconnett Library
6887 103rd Street
Jacksonville, FL 32210


Non-Library Sites

Lake Shore Baptist Church
2363 Blanding Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32210


Mandarin Baptist Church
11244 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32223


Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center
2004 Forest Ave.
Neptune Beach, FL 32266


San Jose Baptist Church
6140 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217


Other Free Jacksonville Tax Preparation

Kent Campus, 3939 Roosevelt Blvd., Room F-118, Jacksonville, FL 32205

Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (appointments only Tues.-Fri.); Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Room F-118 (walk-ins only)
MyFreeTaxes online filing available: Call for details or walk-in on Sat.
(904) 381-3661
For Schedule C filers (small business/sole proprietors (Schedule C by appointments only)

North Campus, 4501 Capper Rd., Room A-168, Jacksonville, FL 32218

Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (appointments only Tues.-Fri.); Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (walk-ins only)
MyFreeTaxes online filling available: Call for details.
(904) 713-4560

South Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd., Room G-301E, Jacksonville, FL 32246

Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (appointments only Tues.-Fri.); Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Room M-2102 (walk-ins only)
(904) 390-3252
MyFreeTaxes online filing avilable:see tax site volunteer for information
For Schedule C filers (small business/sole proprietors (Schedule C by appointments only)


Northeast Florida residents who need help completing their taxes can utilize the free tax filing services provided by RealSense during tax season. Tax filing sites are located throughout the community with qualified tax professionals ready to help your successfully file your tax return, free of charge.


Information to bring to for Tax Prep in Jacksonville, Florida

All Taxpayers must bring the following to a tax site:

  • Photo ID for self (and spouse, if filing jointly)
  • Social Security Card(s) or Individual Taxpayer Identification for ALL individuals to be listed on the tax return as dependents.
  • Wage and earnings statement(s): W-2(s), W-2G(s), 1099-R(s), from all employers
  • (Year-end pay stubs are not accepted)
  • Any other documents relating to income, expenses and banking
  • Bank documents showing routing and account numbers if using Direct Deposit (preferably a check)
  • Property tax and mortgage interest documentation
  • For itemized returns: documentation for out-of-pocket expenses for medical bills, supplemental insurance premiums, charitable contributions, etc.
  • Child care documentation; listing provider name, address, tax ID number and amount paid; Alimony and child support documentation

NOTE: If filing a joint return, both spouses must be present in order to file and sign required forms.