FREE Quality Tax Preparation

Where? Twelve Tax Centers in the Greater Houston Area. For locations and hours of operation click here

Who is eligible? Families and individuals earning up to $58,000.

Free Services:

*Tax returns for 2011ā€“2016
*Amended returns for 2011ā€“2016
*Free e-filing & direct deposit
*ITIN applications and renewals (Service will resume January 26th, 2017)
*Affordable Care Act + Tax Guidance
*No appointments, walk-ins only

Learn what to bring with you to ensure a successful trip: Checklist

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Volunteers are a cruical part of our ability to serve so many neighbors. You don’t just have to learn to prepare taxes to show your support ā€“ there are opportunities for intake specialists, translators, office volunteers and more.

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About the Tax Centers

Baker-Ripley Tax Center is a year-round free tax preparation service that serves families and individuals earning up to $58,000. The site is located in Southwest Houston at our Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center.

Since 2009, our tax centers have prepared over 251,000 tax returns, putting over $339 million back in the pockets of working families. Families save an average of $200 in tax preparation and predatory refund loans fees amounting to an estimated savings of about $7.5 million per year.


  • Mon 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Fri 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed


Tax Season Jan, Feb, Apr: M-F 9-7; Sat 9-4 Open Sun 12-5: 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 4/9 March: M-F 9-6; Sat 9-3


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