Tax Information

Currently, the library has not received all of our federal tax forms. Please call the Reference Desk at 630-924-2730 for what's currently available.


State tax forms are currently available at the Reference Desk. Please visit the Reference Desk to pick up state tax forms.


Federal Taxes | State Taxes | Tax Prep Help


Federal Taxes

We have the following federal tax forms available:
- Form 1040, 1040 Instructions
- Form 1040EZ, 1040EZ Instructions
- 1040A Instructions

The following federal forms or instructions are on order at the library. NOTE: THESE FORMS ARE NOT CURRENTLY SHIPPED/AVAILABLE:

- Form 1040A

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 disabilities:
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

We have a limited supply of the following state tax forms:
- IL-1040
- IL-1040 Instructions
- Schedule ICR
- Schedule IL-EIC

Please ask at the Reference Desk for these forms. Staff can also print state forms for 10¢ per page.

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 disabilities:
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

Tax preparation program updates will continue to be updated throughout the month.

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 $55,000 and individuals with annual incomes less than $30,000. 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 $55,000 and individuals with annual incomes up to $30,000. For more information, please visit the website or call 312-409-1555.

College of DuPage Tax Assistance
630-942-3450
College of DuPage - Various locations
Schedule an appointment

College of DuPage is offering free assistance to the public with electronic preparation of state and federal tax returns starting in February at one of their 6 locations.

The State Form IL-1040 and Federal Form 1040 with Schedules A, B, C-EZ, D (3 items or less) and EIC will be prepared for you by College of DuPage Students enrolled in the Accounting 2200 Income Tax Preparation course (under instructor supervision).

Participants must bring 2017 tax information and a copy of the previous year's return (2016). Please bring account number information (including bank routing number) for direct deposit. Appointments ONLY.

College of DuPage Main Campus
425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn
Sessions are available from 8:15 AM to 2:15 PM
On the following Saturdays:
February 10
February 17
February 24
March 3
March 10
March 17
March 24
April 7
April 14

College of DuPage Naperville Center
1223 Rickert Drive, Naperville
Sessions are available from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, February 11th

College of DuPage Carol Stream Center
500 Kuhn Road Carol Stream
Sessions are available from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, February 18th

College of DuPage Westmont Center
650 Pasquinelli Drive Westmont
Sessions are available from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, February 25th

College of DuPage Addison Center
301 S. Swift Road Addison
Sessions are available from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, March 4th

Park View Elementary School
250 S. Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn
Sessions are available from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, February 25th

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 50 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 50 years and older. Assistance is free, but an appointment is mandatory. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 630-260-6050.