Free Tax Preparation at Central Library

Free Tax Preparation in Baltimore at Pratt Library

The Baltimore CASH Campaign provides free tax preparation services for low and moderate income earners.

Appointment days are Tuesday–Saturday through April 15, 2017.

How it Works

Trained tax assistants will:

  • help you avoid the high cost of paid tax preparers
  • make sure that you get the the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • help you direct deposit for a faster refund

All for free!

See if You Qualify

If your total household income was under $54,000 in 2016, you may be eligible for free tax preparation. 
See who qualifies, and what you need to bring with you.

Location and Accessibility

The Central Library site is at 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore MD 21201, and is wheelchair accessible.

Call for an Appointment

Call 410-234-8008, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Reserve a Spot Online

See a calendar of available days and reserve your appointment online.

Other Free Tax Services

In Baltimore

Find other places in Baltimore for free tax prep, or download free tax software at

In Maryland

For other free tax preparation sites in Maryland, call 1-800-492-0618.

Taxes Guides

For more information, see our Taxes guide, which includes getting Maryland and federal tax forms online or by mail, applying for Maryland tax credits, and tax forms at the library.