Tax Time!

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With taxes due on Mon. April 15, tax time is right around the corner. Save yourself a headache – don't wait until the last minute! PPLD has everything you need to file on time, including live tax preparation help (by appointment only) provided through our partners.

Tax Assistance at PPLD

Get help preparing and filing your 2023 tax returns with IRS-certified volunteers! We are partnering with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide and VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program) to offer no-cost tax preparation services (geared towards low- to moderate-income taxpayers) on-site at Library locations. These services are by appointment only, and appointments can be made starting mid-January 2024, with the services beginning in February. Appointments are available at The Hall at PPLD, East Library, High Prairie Library, Calhan Library, Library 21c, and Fountain Library.

VITA services (for individuals who earned less than $60,000 in 2023) will be at: 

  • East Library
    • Every Fri. from 2 - 5 p.m. starting Feb. 2 - April 12 
  • High Prairie Library
    • Sat., Feb. 24 from noon - 3 p.m. and Sat., March 30 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Calhan Library
    • Sat., March 16 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

To make an appointment with VITA services, please call Pikes Peak United Way by dialing 2-1-1 or (719) 955-0742.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide (available to anyone, especially those 50 years and older or those who cannot afford paid tax preparation services) will be at: 

  • Library 21c 
    • Feb. 6 - April 11
    • Every Tue., and Thu. from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Every Wed. from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

To make an appointment with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide at Library 21c call (719) 235-6757. 

  • Fountain Library 
    • Every Wed. from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. starting Feb. 7 - April 10
    • Sat., Feb. 3 and Sat., Feb. 17 from noon - 5 p.m.
    • Sat., March 2 and Sat., March 16 from noon - 5 p.m.
    • Sat., April 6 from noon - 5 p.m. and Sat., April 13 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

To make an appointment with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide at Fountain Library call (719) 508-2629 or visit and select “make an appointment” and sign in to view the schedule.

  • NEW LOCATION: Cheyenne Mountain
    • Thu., Feb 8, 22 and 29, 12:30 – 5 p.m.
    • Thu., March 14 and 28, 12:30 – 5 p.m.
    • April 11, 12:30 – 5 p.m.

Call (719) 244-2235 to make an appointment.

Tax Documents and Resources

Although Library staff are not able to give tax advice, our Tax Resources guide is here to help you file on time. Find federal, Colorado, and other state tax forms, tax assistance, FAQs for accessing your IRS account information, and other useful information. Please note that our libraries do not stock federal or state tax forms or booklets, but you can print your forms using Library computers.