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    AARP Tax-Aide at the Library

    • Have an appointment? Download and complete the required intake form (PDF).
    • Free service to taxpayers with middle and low incomes is available in the library from mid-February through mid-April.
    • Trained volunteers will prepare and file state and federal tax returns.
    • Appointments take place on Monday and Friday mornings.
    • Starting January 27, 2020, call the Adult Services Desk at 630/887-0637 to make an appointment.
    • If you need to make an appointment for a different day of the week, try one of the other AARP tax preparation sites.

    Review the AARP eligibility requirements prior to registering at the library.

    Other Tax Preparation Assistance

    College of DuPage

    • Get your state and federal tax returns electronically prepared free of charge by student volunteers under the supervision of COD instructors.
    • Schedule an appointment.
    • Contact COD at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 630/942-3450.

    Tax Forms

    Each year, the library distributes a limited number of tax forms sent to us by the federal government and the state of Illinois. 

    To order paper copies of Federal forms and booklets, call 800/829-3676 or order paper copies online. For state forms and booklets, call 1-800-356-6302 or order paper copies online.

    The library will receive a shipment of Federal 1040 forms and instructions in late January. The forms are in a booklet and include the 1040. If you need any other forms or instructions, please ask for help at the 1st Floor Ask Us Desk. We can provide the first 10 prints of tax forms for free and then $0.10 per page thereafter.

    Please note that the state sends the library a very limited supply of forms and instructions and will not resupply once the library's supply is exhausted.

    Forms and Publications Online

    Free E-Filing

    Free File
    Prepare and file your federal tax return for free using tax preparation and filing software.

    MyTax Illinois
    All Illinois tax filers can file for free at MyTax Illinois.

    Tax Assistance

    Federal - 800/829-1040

    • Individual Returns
    • Teletax Information Line, Refund Status, and Recorded Information
    • Business Returns
    • Forms and Publications

    State - 800/732-8866

    • Illinois Tax Returns (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
    • Forms and Publications

    Local - 630/493-5291
    The IRS Local Office is no longer assisting those who walk-in. You must call the office ahead of time and make an appointment to receive assistance. 

    IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center
    2001 Butterfield Road (Mega Site/Esplanade Building, 12th Floor)
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (closed on federal holidays)