To learn more about Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments, check this IRS webpage: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments
IRS Free File
Prepare and file your federal individual income tax return for free using tax-preparation-and-filing software. Let Free File do the hard work for you with brand-name software. More info: https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free
1040 and 1040-SR tax forms and instructions are available at the library in early spring. If you need a specific form, please call 972.230.9661 before you come to the library to verify that it is available. Please be aware that library staff cannot answer your tax questions.
Forms at the Library
Federal Forms Online
See the following Web pages from the official IRS site for forms and information. IF YOU ARE IN THE LIBRARY--check to see if the library has your print form or publication for free before printing to avoid $0.10 per page printing charges.
IRS Home Page - www.irs.gov
IRS Web Site Help & Resources - Get help with using the site, keyword searching, tax questions, finding a specific form or publication, and more.
Forms and Instructions - Browse and select from a list of forms and instructions displayed in form number order.
Publications and Notices - Browse dozens of publications and notices online.
How to E-file - Information on electronic filing.
File for Free - Find out if you qualify to file your taxes for free electronically (e-file)
Seniors & Retirees - Tips on filing taxes for seniors plus publications and forms for older Americans and retirees.
Information and Employer Returns - You may order information return or employer return forms online from the IRS. You may also purchase 1099 forms at office supply stores. The library does not carry them.
Tax Help At The Library
Please check with the Library's Information Desk (972.230.9661) on Tuesdays about AARP Tax-Aide appointment availability. Due to the pandemic, AARP Tax-Aide services are offered on a limited, first-come, first-served (in-person and phone) appointment basis. Appointments are scheduled one week in advance.
Other options include the Arlington Public Library, which is offering limited appointments for VITA tax services. VITA is only available to citizens whose annual household income is less than $60,000.