Tax Preparation by Neighborhood Tax Centers

Neighborhood Tax Centers offers free, quality tax preparation services at 15 convenient locations throughout the Greater Houston Area during the tax season. Neighborhood Tax Centers, United Way of Greater Houston and Houston Community College have partnered to offer this free service to students from a trusted source.

Free tax preparation 

  • FREE e-filing for FAST refund 
  • FREE direct deposit 
  • FREE ITIN applications 
  • FREE prior year returns and amendments back to 2009 
  • FREE assistance with IRS letters

Who is eligible? 

  • Families earning up to $50,000 
  • Single individuals earning up to $30,000 

No appointments. Walk-ins only.

Map of tax preparation sites


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List of tax preparation sites

Southwest

Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center
6500 Rookin, 77074
Open All Year. Call 2-1-1.
Jan, Feb, Apr: M-F 9-7; Sat 9-4
Open Sun 1-5 on 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 4/13
March: M-F 9-6; Sat 9-3

West Orem YMCA
5801 West Orem Dr, 77085
Between S Post Oak & Chimney Rock
Jan, Feb, Apr: M-Th 1-7; Sat 10-3
March: M-Th 1-6; Sat 10-1

Central

Ripley House Neighborhood Center
4410 Navigation Blvd, 77011
Jan, Feb, Apr: M-F 10-6:30; Sat 9-2
March: M-W 10-6; Th-Sat 9-2

Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center
4014 Market St, 77020
Jan, Feb, Apr: M, W 10-7; T, Th 10-6
March: M, W 11-7; T, Th 11-6

Lakewood Church
3700 Southwest Fwy, 77027
T, F 6:15-8; Sat 9-1
Closed 2/21 and 2/22

West

Chinese Community Center
9800 Town Park Dr, 77036
M, T, Th, Sat 1-6


St. Cyril Catholic Church
10503 Westheimer Rd, 77042
T, Th 4-8; Sat 9-2

Fort Bend

United Way Fort Bend
Service Center
10435 Greenbough Dr, Stafford 77477
M, T, Th 10-7; Sat 10-2

Spring Branch

Memorial Assistance Ministries
1625 Blalock Rd, 77080
M, T, Th, F 1-7; Sat 9-3; Sun 1-4

North

LINC Houston
161 West Rd, 77037 (exit 59 on I-45)
Jan, Feb, Apr: M-F 10-7; Sat 9-4
March: M-F 11-7; Sat 9-1

Acres Homes Multi-Service Center
6719 W. Montgomery, 77091
Jan, Feb, Apr: M, T 10-7; W, F 10-5; Sat 10-2
March: M, T 10-6; W, F 10-5; Sat 10-2

East

Wendel D. Ley YMCA
15055 Wallisville Rd, 77049
Jan, Feb, Apr: M, T, Th, 11-6:30; Sat 9-2
March: M, T, Th 12-6:30; Sat 10-2

Southeast

Sunnyside Multi-Service Center
4605 Wilmington St, 77051
M-F 9-5

Pasadena

Cleveland-Ripley
Neighborhood Center
720 Fairmont Pkwy, 77504
Jan, Feb, Apr: M-F 10-7; Sat 10-4
March: M-W 10-7; Th, F 10-4; Sat 10-2

Clear Lake

United Way Bay Area Service Center
1300 Bay Area Blvd, 77058
Jan, Feb, Apr: M-Th 10-7; Sat 10-1
March: M-Th 11-7; Sat 10-1