Tax Information

Federal Taxes | State Taxes | Tax Prep Help


Federal Taxes

The following forms or instructions are currently available at the library:
- Form 1040, 1040 Instructions
- Form 1040A, 1040A Instructions
- Form 1040EZ, 1040EZ Instructions

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIBRARY WON'T RECEIVE ANY OTHER FEDERAL FORMS OR INSTRUCTIONS THAN THOSE LISTED ABOVE.

To request federal forms and instructions, please try the following options:

  • IRS website - Download and print forms and instructions online
  • IRS website - order products - Order online to have free forms and instructions delivered by mail
  • 1-800-829-3676 - Call to order free forms and instructions delivered by mail
  • Stop by the Reference Desk and a librarian will print forms for you. Printing costs 10¢ per page. We are unable to print forms like the 1099-MISC that are marked on the IRS website as Info Copy Only.

IRS Telephone Assistance for Individuals:
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1040
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. your local time

IRS Telephone Assistance for Businesses:
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-4933
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. your local time

IRS Telephone Assistance for people with hearing impairments:
Toll-Free 1-800-829-4059 (TDD)
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. your local time
For further information, see Tax Topic 102.

IRS Local Office (in-person tax help):
630-493-5291
2001 Butterfield Rd.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Please call the office to set up an appointment and learn more about qualifications for their services.


State Taxes

The following forms or instructions are currently available at the library:
- Form 1040
- 1040 Instructions

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIBRARY WON'T RECEIVE ANY OTHER STATE FORMS OR INSTRUCTIONS THAN THOSE LISTED ABOVE.

Illinois tax forms and publications are available on the Illinois Department of Revenue’s (IDOR) website or by calling the Forms Order Line at 1-800-356-6302. Electronic filing options are also offered on this site.

IDOR Telephone Assistance for Individuals:
Toll-Free, 1-800-732-8866
1-217-782-3336
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

IDOR Telephone Assistance for Businesses (Business Hot Line):
1-217-524-4772
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m..

IDOR Telephone Assistance for people with hearing impairments:
Toll-Free 1-800-544-5304 (TDD)
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

IDOR Regional Offices (in-person tax help):
847-294-4200
Maine North Regional Building
9511 Harrison Avenue
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1563
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
No appointments are necessary; however, if you have a complex issue, please contact the department ahead of time so they can be prepared to give you the help you may need.

800-732-8866
James R. Thompson Center - Concourse Level
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601-3274
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
No appointments are necessary; however, if you have a complex issue, please contact the department ahead of time so they can be prepared to give you the help you may need.


Tax Prep Help

The AARP Tax-Aide Program for Seniors
630-529-7794
Bloomingdale Township Senior Center
6N050 Rosedale Rd.
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Available for low and moderate income Bloomingdale Township residents 60 years and older. Assistance is free, but an appointment is mandatory. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 630-529-7794.

The AARP Tax-Aide Program for Seniors
630-260-6050
Glendale Heights Center for Senior Citizens
260 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
Available for low and moderate income local residents 60 years and older. Assistance is free, but an appointment is mandatory. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 630-260-6050.

The Center for Economic Progress Tax Assistance Program
312-252-0280
Various locations
Provides free income tax counseling for families with annual incomes less than $50,000 and individuals with annual incomes less than $25,000. Tax sites will open in late January. Please visit the website or call 312-252-0280 for locations, hours of operation, and more information.

The Ladder Up Tax Assistance Program
312-409-1555
Various locations
Provides free income tax counseling for households with annual incomes up to $50,000 and individuals with annual incomes up to $25,000. For more information, please visit the website or call 312-409-1555.

College of DuPage Tax Assistance
630-942-3450
College of DuPage Main Campus
425 Fawell Blvd.
Seaton Computing Center (SCC), Room 123
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Schedule an appointment

College of DuPage is offering free assistance with electronic preparation of state and federal tax returns on Saturday mornings starting February 25. Sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, Feb. 25; March 4, 11, 18, 25; and April 8 and 15 in the Seaton Computing Center (SCC), Room 123.

Students in Accounting 2200, under instructor supervision, will help students, staff and community members electronically file 1040 IL, 1040 and Schedules A-B forms. Free assistance is also provided for schedules C-EZ and small Schedule Ds (three items or less). Participants must bring tax information, the previous year’s return and account numbers if participants would like direct deposit. For more information, please call 630-942-3450.