** UPDATE **

Due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases, the BakerRipley Neighborhood Tax Centers will close for the remainder of the tax season. If you have already dropped off your documents, we will be in touch with you personally.

You can file your taxes for free at http://myfreetaxes.com. Please visit the IRS website for general tax information.

FREE Quality Tax Preparation

Opening date: May 28, 2020

Who is eligible? Families and individuals earning up to $58,000.
To better serve you, the BakerRipley Neighborhood Tax Centers have the following guidelines to practice safe health protocols and social distancing:
* We are only preparing tax years 2016 and 2019
* Drop-off service available
* No ITIN applications or renewals
* No appointments, walk-ins only
* Both the taxpayer and spouse must be present if filing a joint return

To be served you must bring the following documents:
* Unexpired government issued photo ID for taxpayer and spouse
* Copies of social security cards or ITIN letters for all individuals on the tax return
* All tax documents e.g. W-2

Questions regarding the stimulus check?
The vast majority of questions regarding Economic Impact Payments, referred by the public as “stimulus checks” we are not able to answer. Neighbors can find most of the information visiting www.irs.gov (To find the information in Spanish they should visit www.irs.gov/es)

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

Want to volunteer?
We’re currently recruiting volunteers for the upcoming 2021 tax season.
Volunteers are a crucial part of our ability to serve so many neighbors. There are many ways you can show your support. You can prepare taxes, serve as an intake specialist, translator and more.

Click here for volunteer opportunities for 2021 tax season

Sign up to be a volunteer

Want to file online for free? Visit myfreetaxes.com

About BakerRipley Neighborhood Tax Centers

We offer free, quality services for families and individuals earning up to $58,000. Our main site is located in Southwest Houston at our BakerRipley Gulfton Sharpstown Campus. During tax season, we have 11 locations in the Greater Houston Area.

Since 2009, our tax centers have prepared over 350,000 tax returns, putting over $470 million back in the pockets of working families. Families save an average of $270 in tax preparation and predatory refund loans fees amounting to an estimated savings of about $7 million per year.


  • Mon 12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sun Closed


Opening dates: Thursday, May 21st: BakerRipley Gulfton Sharpstown Campus Saturday, May 23rd: BakerRipley Cleveland Campus Tuesday, May 26th: BakerRipley East Aldine Campus Thursday, May 28th: BakerRipley Ripley House Visit any of our four locations from May 28 through July15, 2020.


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