The Library receives limited federal and state income tax forms for individuals. Tax forms are usually available beginning in February. These are located by the Printing Center, next to the Community Board.
Please be aware that library staff cannot answer your tax questions or tell you which tax form to use.
Tax forms and instructions can be photocopied or printed from the Internet. Please ask at the Adult Help Desk for assistance.
Federal IRS Tax Forms Online
IRS Home Page http://www.irs.gov
Federal IRS Tax Forms and Instructions http://www.irs.gov/app/picklist/list/formsInstructions.html
Information on how to file your taxes electronically
Find out if you qualify to file for free electronically
State Tax Forms Online
Illinois Department of Revenue http://www.revenue.state.il.us/index.htm
State Tax Forms http://www.revenue.state.il.us/taxforms/index.htm
Free Tax Counseling
For face-to-face tax help in Illinois http://www.irs.gov/localcontacts/article/0,,id=98273,00.html
The Center for Economic Progress offers free income tax counseling for families will annual incomes less than $50,000 and individuals with annual incomes less than $25,000 http://www.economicprogress.org/zipcode/index.php
Tax Help by Telephone
Live Telephone Assistance for federal income tax questions Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
- For individuals 1-800-829-1040
- For businesses 1-800-829-4933
- For people with hearing impairments 1-800-829-4059 (TDD)
Live Telephone Assistance for state income tax questions Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
- For individuals 1-800-732-8866
- For businesses 1-217-524-4772
- For people with hearing impairments 1-800-544-5304 (TDD)
AARP Tax Assistance at the Library
Volunteers with the American Association of Retired Persons provide free income tax return assistance to eligible patrons who are 55 or older. Appointments typically run from February through the beginning of April. Appointments must be made in advance either by visiting the Adult Help Desk or by calling 847-526-6225 ext. 203.