Free Federal Income Tax Preparation Available


Free Federal income tax preparation is being offered in Walton County for low to middle-income families and individuals, with special attention to senior citizens.

Tax Preparation service will be available from Feb. 6 to April 11, 2024, at A Simple Faith Church in Santa Rosa Beach (new location this year). The church is at 360 WRM Circle Blvd in the Blue Mountain Beach Industrial Park, north of Hwy 98. Taxpayers must make appointments online at or by calling (850) 275-9104. The site will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 – 5 p.m.

Tax-Aide is also available in DeFuniak Springs. Call (850) 892-8746 for an appointment.
AARP Tax-Aide is a nationwide service, with information available at other nearby locations at

This service is sponsored by the AARP Foundation and the IRS. There are no age restrictions and AARP membership is not required.

Taxpayers must bring their 2022 tax return, Social Security cards for taxpayer(s) and all dependents, picture IDs, and all tax documents received. Bring checking or savings account information if direct deposit of refunds or direct debit of amounts due is desired. If applicable, bring Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN) for each individual. Taxpayers who wish to itemize deductions must bring appropriate information. Note that complicated tax returns involving rental properties, inventories, depreciation, etc. cannot be prepared.