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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Free Tax Preparation Available

The Office of Social Services, in the City of Baton Rouge’s Division of Human Development and Services, is pleased to announce free tax preparation through its VITA Program. Certified tax preparers will provide free tax preparation in four locations (see locations listed below) throughout East Baton Rouge Parish. Please call the phone number associated with each site to schedule your appointment to receive free tax preparation assistance. Eligible candidates must meet the requirement of gross income under $55,000.

City of Baton Rouge Tax Preparation Sites


Division of Human Development and Services 

4523 Plank Rd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70805

(225) 358-4561

5-8 p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays by appointment

Charles R. Kelly Community Center

3535 Riley St.

Baton Rouge, LA 70805

(225) 357-5013

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays by appointment

Chaneyville Community Center

13211 Jackson Road

Zachary, LA 70791

(225) 658-9790

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays by appointment

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

4000 Gus Young Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

(225) 389-7679 or (225) 389-7625

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays by appointment

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