Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Charleston County Library

NOTE: As a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus and support nationwide efforts to promote social distancing, the Charleston County Public Library has suspended programming and outreach events until March 28 at all of our locations, including free tax assistance programs. Learn more about CCPL's decision to temporarily stop programs. For more information on COVID-19, find health resources, and see how you can access your library from the comfort of your own home, visit our special Coronavirus section

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Area residents can receive free help with their taxes at several CCPL branches through a project coordinated with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, S.C. Thrive and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). A current picture ID and Social Security card are required, along with the Social Security cards of any dependents. For additional tax assistance, you may contact these organizations directly: VITA at 843-769-8173 or 2-1-1, AARP at 1-888-227-7669 or S.C. Thrive at 800-726-8774.

South Carolina Tax Information
On the Web: South Carolina Department of Revenue
Toll Free: 1-800-768-3676

Federal Tax Information
On the Web: Internal Revenue Service
Toll Free: 1-800-829-3676

Free brand-name tax preparation software is available for individuals and families with an income of $62,000 or less. Free online fillable forms are available for all income-levels. Check the IRS site for details.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
The AARP will be providing assistance at the following branches:

Johns Island Regional Library
Saturdays, Feb. 1 - April 11: 10am-2pm

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
Fridays, Feb. 7 - April 3: 10 a.m. - 2  p.m.
Friday April 10: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Main Library
Mondays, Feb. 3 - April 13: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Wando Mount Pleasant Library
Mondays and Fridays, Feb. 3 - April 13: 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.
**Excluding Presidents Day, Feb. 17


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
VITA will provide assistance at the following locations and times: 

Main Library
Tuesdays, Jan. 28 - April 14: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Thursdays, Jan. 30 - April 9: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturdays, Jan. 25 - April 11: 9 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library
Saturdays,  Feb. 1 - April 11: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


SC Thrive
SC Thrive will help people file their taxes at the following locations and dates:

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Mondays, Jan. 27 - April 13: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Dart Library
Tuesdays, Feb. 4 - April 14: 1 p.m. -5 p.m.

Baxter-Patrick James Island Library
Wednesdays, Feb. 5 - April 8: 3:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library
Thursdays, Feb. 6 - April 9: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library
Fridays, Jan. 31 - April 10: Noon - 3 p.m.

Wando Mount Pleasant Library
Saturdays, Feb. 1, 15, 29; March 14; and April 4: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.