Tax Help New Mexico

Volunteer Opportunities for CNM Students

Find out how to become a volunteer for Tax Help New Mexico.

Our Location

United Way of Central New Mexico 
2340 Alamo Ave SE 
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Tax Help New Mexico is a free tax-filing resource for people whose household income is $57,000 or less or those who are 65 years or older.

For free tax preparation offered by United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) book an available appointment time at our Albuquerque location or at CNM Montoya campus. (Masks are required and will be provided if needed):

  • United Way of Central New Mexico is located at 2340 Alamo Ave. SE, ABQ, NM 87106
  • CNM Montoya Campus is located at 4700 Morris St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111

Tax Help Event Dates

  • Feb. 12
  • Feb. 19
  • Feb. 26
  • March 5
  • March 12
  • March 19
  • March 26
  • April 2
  • April 9

Schedule Your Appointment


What You May Need

  • Identification: Taxpayer(s) must have a photo ID (driver license, state-issued ID, passport, military ID, tribal ID) Social Security number or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) for yourself, your spouse, your dependents or anyone else on your return
  • Income Forms: All W-2 forms and 1099 forms (Miscellaneous income, Interest, Dividends, etc.)
  • Proof of Healthcare: Forms 1095-A or exception number from healthcare marketplace
  • Expense Forms: All 1098 Forms (Mortgage and Tuition Statements), child or dependent care expenses, property tax payments
  • Prior Year Tax Return (if you have it)
  • Bank routing and account number (if you qualify for a refund and want a direct deposit)

Doing Your Own Taxes

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If you would like to self-file your tax return online, you can visit MyFreeTaxes, a free software sponsored by United Way Worldwide and H&R Block. Through it, you can file a FREE simple federal and state return. Be cautious of added fees by opting into services such as a "CPA sign off" which include a cost. 

The IRS also has a variety of free-file software available on the IRS website.


Page updated 2/15/22