If you’re like me and like to file your taxes early to get your refund sooner than later, check out these handy little links to websites you might need. Note: We also have a number of paper forms, schedules, and guides available in the Library.
Federal Income Taxes
IRS Forms and Publications–Download your federal tax forms and guides here
Free File–IRS tax efiling software
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)–“This list helps taxpayers locate nearby volunteer sites that help low- to moderate-income (generally, $49,000 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers sponsored by various organizations receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country.” –From IRS.gov website For the Illinois site listing, click here, or for more general information, click here.
State (Illinois) Income Tax
Forms–Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) tax forms
Got Questions?–IDOR user help
Your 15-Point Tax Return Checklist—MSN Money
How to Take Advantage of 5 New Tax Law Changes—US News and World Report