Tax season is here! Filing deadline is Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Library+Taxes | Phone | Services
Federal Tax Forms
FREE OPTIONS to obtain tax products, tax preparation, and help with filing tax returns include:
Links below access online tax forms:
Commonly requested IRS Forms and Publications
All Forms and Publications
• Find the number of the form you need.
• Select (highlight) the form
• Hit the "Review Selected Files" button
Tax information for individuals
For Federal tax information such as...
Refunds, payments, extensions
Special Interests (elderly, military members, spouses)
Tax incentives, credits
News, forms, FAQs, contacts
The IRS no longer sends out paper tax forms. Everyone can use IRS e-file.
Choices include (use "Individuals" tab on IRS website, then 1040 Central)...
• Free File
• e-file by computer
• authorized e-file provider
Check out the FREE smartphone app at IRS2Go
Filing online? Check out these reviews of the leading online tax services.
OHIO Department of Taxation
• Forms (includes popular forms, and Search Box (Click on the Search button for browsable list)
RITA (Regional) Taxes
Select Individual from Tax Information column then Forms+Instructions choose Form 37.
You can now eFile or Download Parma 1040 and download Direction Guide
from the Central Collection Agency: CCA Tax Forms page (Print Only and Interactive formats)
More Tax Forms
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TAXES and OUR LIBRARY
Federal forms (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, instruction booklets, and several commonly used schedules) have been shipped! Please call ahead to your local branch to check availability.
IRS & RITA no longer mail tax forms to individuals or businesses. In 2014, Post Offices and participating libraries (like ours) will be the main distribution points for Federal tax forms/instructions. You may have to ask at the Reference Desk for the 2013 RITA forms.
Below is a sampling of forms that should become available later at your local branch. Call ahead first to check...
1040 Form + instructions
1040EZ Form and instructions
2106 (Form only) - Employee Business Expenses
2441 (Form and instructions) - Child and Dependent Care Expenses
6251 (Form only) - Alternative Minimum Tax - Individuals
8283 (Form and instructions) - Noncash Charitable Contributions
Schedule A for 1040 (Form+instructions)
Schedule B for 1040
- Report of Tax Liability for Semiweekly Schedule Depositors
Schedule D (1040 - Form only)- Capital Gains and Losses
Schedule M (1040 or 1040A - Form only) - Making Work Pay Credit
Schedule R (1040 or 1040A - Form and instructions)
- Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled
Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Set up appointment (required) at branch during hours
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 60+ up.
Phone Numbers and Websites for Tax Preparation Assistance
IRS TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE
Best times to call = 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Recorded tax & refund info: 1-800-829-4477
(Refund status and automated topics)
Tax information & notices: 1-800-829-1040
(Making Work Pay tax credits+new tax legislation, refunds:
press "0" to talk to person)
Tax information & notices (business): 1-800-829-4933
Taxpayer Advocate Helpline: 1-877-777-4778
Service of IRS for unresolved tax problems or hardships
Forms & Publication Orders: 1-800-829-3676
Request print forms or form downloads
TDD Equipment: 1-800-829-4059
Federal Tax Preparation Assistance
e-file with FREE FILE
If your income is $57,000 or less, use Free Filesoftware for free tax preparation and free e-filing.
Ohio Benefit Bank
File Your Taxes for Free and Keep Your Whole Refund!
The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) is an Internet service that is available for Ohioans who are in need of help. Most households that make under $60,000 can file their state and federal taxes for free with The Benefit Bank and receive their refunds in 14 days or less. You can file online with no fees or other charges. Go to the OBB website for a self-serve filing program or to find a local site. The OBB project has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.
Cuyahoga Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition
Do you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit?
The Cuyahoga Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition is a local group that is funded by the Cuyahoga County Commissioners that does free income tax preparation for anyone who qualifies for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC is a refundable tax credit available to working adults. The Earned Income Tax Credit is available to people who worked but earned less than $51,267 (that's for a couple filing jointly with three kids) in 2013.
Make a bit too much to qualify? United Way offers a do-it-yourself program that lets taxpayers e-file their taxes for free. People with household incomes of $58,000 or less are eligible. Find the program at myfreetaxes.com.
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