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Tax Assistance at the Libraries 2013

Begins Saturday, February 2
Various Libraries

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, N.C. Dept. of Revenue, Council on Aging and Buncombe County Public Libraries is offering free tax preparations for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and older.  For 2013, this service will be available from Saturday, February 2 through Monday, April 15 at various libraries in Buncombe County. Both Federal and N.C. State returns will be electronically filed for safe and accurate preparation and faster refunds.


Pack Memorial Library                                                                       
67 Haywood Street, Downtown Asheville, 250-4700
Monday               10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday        10 am – 4 pm
Saturday              10:30am - 3pm**VITA Tax Assistance
Free parking for the first hour at Civic Center Garage behind Pack Library

West Asheville Library
942 Haywood Road, 250-4750
Tuesday               9 am – 4 pm
Weaverville Library*
41 North Main Street, 250-6482
Thursday             10 am - 4 pm (BEGINS IN MARCH)


Black Mountain Library
105 N Dougherty Street, 250-4756
Tuesday               10 am – 4 pm

Questions and requests for homebound individuals can be directed to the Buncombe County Council on Aging at 277-8288. 

* No tax help at Weaverville in February due to library renovations. Tax help at this location will begin March 7.
**VITA tax assistance is provided by UNCA and will be Saturday from 10am-2pm at Pack Library. Saturday tax Assistance will end April 6.


  • Social Security cards and Identifications for taxpayers and all dependents
  • Previous year’s (2011) tax return
  • W-2 forms from each employer
  • 1099 forms for income from Social Security, Pension, Interest, Dividends, Brokers/Mutual Funds,
  • Miscellaneous Income, etc.
  • Any other tax forms or information for both income and expenses        
  • Detailed list and receipts for Medical Expenses, Charitable Contributions, Real Estate Taxes,
  • Mortgage Interest, if claiming itemized deductions.
  • A blank check for direct deposit of any refund to your checking or savings account.