Neighborhood Tax Centers offers FREE high-quality tax preparation by IRS-certified tax preparers at 15 convenient locations throughout the Greater Houston area, including Memorial Assistance Ministries 
  • Free Tax Preparation
  • Free e-filing for FAST refund
  • Free direct deposit
  • Free ITINs
  • Extended and weekend hours at many locations
  • Always walk-in service at all locations
Who BENEFITS from this service?
  • Families earning up to $50,000 and single individuals with no children earning up to $30,000.
  • Change of life circumstances such as divorce or unemployment and larger families with slightly higher incomes are taken into consideration.
  • Half of Houston earns less than $50,000, so if you aren't eligible, you know someone who is!
What IMPACT does this program have on the community?
  • In 2012, Neighborhood Tax Centers prepared 31,962 tax returns, putting $42 million back in the pockets of working families.
  • Families save an average of $200 in tax preparation and predatory refund loan fees, amounting to an overall savings of about $6 million in 2012.
When can I have my taxes prepared at MAM?
  • From January 14th through April 15th,
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1pm to 7pm
  • Saturdays from 9am to 3pm
  • Sundays from 1pm to 4pm 
What to bring:
Neighborhood Tax Centers CAN help you with:
  • Individual returns with W-2s, 1099s, self-employed and cash income, social security, pensions
  • Returns involving sale of stocks, withdrawal of retirement, education expenses, child care, 1099-C for cancellation of debt on your home or credit cards
  • Schedules A, B and C for homeowners, interest and dividends and self-employed
  • Tax Credits: Earned Income Credit, Child Tax Credit, Education Credit, Child Care Credit
  • Preparation of amended returns and prior year tax returns back to 2007.
Neighborhood Tax Centers CANNOT help you with:
  • Capital gains and losses on investments without the purchase price and dates
  • Depreciation or amortization of assets
  • Purchase or sale of a business
  • Businesses that claim use of a home or have inventory or employees
  • Rental income
  • Corporate returns
  • Schedule K or K-1 income
  • Non-resident returns (1040NR)
  • Tax returns prior to 2007
ITIN Services
An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is a number issued by the IRS and is used to file a tax return. Neighborhood Centers Inc. is an authorized acceptance agent and assists taxpayers with applying for ITINs at no charge.