Tax Forms & Assistance

Tax Forms

tax forms

During tax season (February – April) the library receives paper tax forms from the IRS and the State of Kansas for distribution.

Federal Forms

  • Form 1040
  • Instruction booklet for 1040 form

Additional federal tax forms, instruction booklets and supplemental forms are available online at

Kansas Forms

  • Form K-40
  • Form Kansas Schedule S
  • Form K-40H – The Kansas Homestead Claim form

We do not receive instruction booklets for the Kansas forms. Additional Kansas forms and instructions are available from the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Child Tax Credit

Child Tax Credit information is available at 

Low-income families with children are eligible for this crucial tax relief – including those who have not made enough money to be required to file taxes. Use the Non Filer Signup tool. 

Free Tax Help

VITA – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)  program offers free basic tax return preparation to qualified individual

For more information about VITA, contact the Shawnee County Extension Office at  785-232-0062.

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone free of charge with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 or have low-to-moderate income..

MyFreeTaxes helps people file their federal and state taxes for free, and it’s brought to you by United Way.

Helpful Addresses, websites, and phone numbers


Topeka IRS Office:

515 S Kansas Ave, Suite 301
8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri.
(785) 235-3053 or call (844) 545-5640 to make an appointment



Kansas Taxpayer Assistance Center
All Kansas state tax forms (including the instructions) are available at this location.  No advance appointment is needed to pick up forms.
The Kansas Taxpayer Assistance Center can also assist with filing Kansas state taxes (not Federal).

Scott State Office Building
120 SE10th St
Mon-Fri |8am-4:45pm

Other Helpful Resources

While you’re at the library picking up your tax forms, take note that we also have forms many library customers are looking for this time of year that are not a tax forms: