Welcome to our website

Welcome to the website for the AARP Tax-Aide program in Northern California. We provide free income tax preparation and electronic filing, with a focus on older adults and lower-income households. We are a program of the AARP Foundation, and are sponsored by the IRS. 


If you're interested in volunteering to work with us, click here.

For more information on the Tax-Aide program of the AARP Foundationclick here.



The Duck Book, or California Counselor Reference Manual, is available under Documents, or

click here.  The password is the first nine characters of the 2018 laptop password.

The AARP Restricted page is available under Site References. 

You must have the password which is the first nine characters of the 2018 laptop password.

The Training section of Site References is also password protected; it is intended for those in

District 10 (Sonoma-Napa Counties).  

You only need an account if you want to participate in the Forums or meetings.  All other protected content requires a password but not an account.

Parts of this site are primarily for the people who volunteer their time in Northern California to provide our free tax preparation services.  Account requests will only be approved for those in leadership roles in CA2.  If you request an account, you MUST use the same email address as registered with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide.


If you want to access the Instructor Training page, ask the CA2 Training Specialist for the password.  No account is needed.

If you have questions or comments, please use the Contact form.

--Bill Dornbush, webmaster