Before you arrive at the tax center, please ensure you have completed the pre-filing checklist. All patrons must present Social Security Cards for every name on your tax return.
The MCB Quantico Tax Center provides seasonal income tax preparation and electronic filing for eligible personnel. The Tax Center opens on Jan. 30 and will provide service until April 15.
Our Marines are committed to providing convenient, free tax services for active duty service members, their dependents and retirees. Our Marines receive education and training in tax law and are certified by the IRS to prepare most returns. Before you arrive, please take the time to fill out our pre-filing checklist (click here to download) to ensure that you can provide us with the required documents and information. For more information, please call (703) 432-2073.
We are located in the rear of Legal Assistance building at 3095 Roan Street. Please follow the signs and enter through the rear door facing the railroad tracks. The Tax Center cannot be accessed by way of the Legal Assistance front desk.
Hours of Operation
Before you arrive at the tax center, please ensure you have completed the pre-filing checklist. (Link)
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, we are open from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
On Tuesday and Thursday, we are open from 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
We accept only walk-in clients, and all returns are filed on a first come, first serve basis.
Are you eligible?
As an IRS certified VITA program, we only prepare returns within the scope of our certification. The IRS requires that we refuse service and advise you to seek professional assistance for certain returns. You can save yourself an unnecessary visit to the Tax Center by reviewing the following exclusions.
Returns outside of our scope of services include those with:
Requests for social security numbers or tax ID numbers (Link)
Income from multiple rental properties, royalties, partnerships, S corporations, and trusts;
Income or losses from farm operations and domestic production,
Losses from business operations,
Complex capital gains and losses,
Health Savings Account deductions,
Self employed retirement and health plans,
Alternative minimum income tax obligations,
Household employment taxes from Schedule H,
And credits for federal tax on fuels or forms 2439, 8839, 8801, 8885.
We are required to refuse service unless you can provide us with:
Military ID and Social Security Cards for your spouse and family members claimed as exemptions.
All W-2 forms,
A copy of last year’s return,
All records and documentation for expenses and charitable contributions, including daycare receipts, education expenses, real estate taxes, mortgage interest, or other deductible expenses. We CANNOT deduct your financial contributions or out of pocket expenses unless you have kept written records, such as receipts, credit card statements, bank records and written statements from a charity.
If married and filing jointly, both taxpayers must be present to sign the return, or present a signed Power of Attorney. If there are potential issues with claiming dependents, remember to bring court documents such as separation agreements, custody agreements, divorce decrees, and signed Form 8332.
Bank account and routing numbers or a void check if you wish to use direct deposit (recommended).
1098, and 1099 forms, if applicable.
Important Contact Information
Call (703) 784-3976 before you arrive to request information about eligibility or the scope of services and ask about our current wait time.