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This is a general guide for information on tax forms and information related to filing taxes.

Important News from the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation’s tax season will begin Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.  The filing deadline to submit 2017 tax returns is Tuesday, April 17, 2018, rather than the traditional April 15 date.

Using this Guide

IRS Form 1040

Click on the above tabs to access information on filing federal, state, and local tax returns and for obtaining free tax return preparation assistance. 

Check the IRS website for important information regarding tax filing:



Quick Links

For more information click on the tabs labeled Federal, State, Local, and Free Tax Preparation Assistance.

Important Information

Due to funding cuts the IRS will provide the library with limited tax instruction booklets. We will also have limited numbers of forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ.  Some of these forms have not yet arrived.  Please check back with library staff.

Tax materials can be ordered from the IRS at:

Forms and instructions can be ordered from the IRS by phone at 1-800-829-3676. 

The regular tax return filing deadline is April 15 which falls on a Sunday this year.  Emancipation holiday (April 16) is being observed on Monday April 16, 2018.  Thus, Tax Day is on Tuesday April 17, 2018.