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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 and Instructions we will receive (February - April)

  • Form 1040 and 1040 SR - Currently available 1/16/24
  • Instruction booklet for 1040 form - Currently available 1/22/24
  • Spanish language 1040 forms and 1040 instruction booklets - Spanish language forms are available, Instruction booklets have not yet been received.

Additional federal tax forms, instruction booklets and supplemental forms are available online at irs.gov Customers can use public computers at the library for internet access and printing, 10 cents per page. 1099, W-2 and other Information and Employer forms can be ordered at irs.gov/businesses/online-ordering-for-information-returns-and-employer-returns

Child Tax Credit information is available at irs.gov/credits-deductions/individuals/child-tax-credit. 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.

Kansas Forms we will receive (February - April)

Kansas Forms and Instructions will also be available at the Kansas Taxpayer Assistance Center, 120 SE 10th.  The hours are Mon-Fri, 8am-4:45pm All Kansas Forms are currently available as of 1/16/2024

  • Form K-40 - Form
  • Form Kansas Schedule A
  • Form Kansas Schedule S
  • Form K-40H

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

Free Tax Help

A complete schedule of all the Shawnee County Tax Assistance sites and more information is  available from the Shawnee County Extension Office.

VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is available at the library  during tax season (February - April). The VITA program offers free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals.

2024 Hours: February 1st - April 11

Tuesdays  5:30 - 7:30pm

Thursdays 9am - 6pm

Appointments preferred, but they will take walk-ins if they have room.  Jan 18 is the first day they will start taking phone calls for appointments. For an appointment call CRC at 785-969-9951. Leave a detailed message and a CRC or VITA volunteer will call you back to schedule an appointment for tax assistance. Click here for a list of other VITA locations in Shawnee County

AARP Tax Aide

During tax season (February - April) 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.

2024 services are by appointment only. Their services will start Feb 1 and be located at the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging and the Avondale East Community Center. Call for an appointment: 785-235-1367 (Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging) 785-235-1365 (Avondale East Community Center)

MyFreeTaxes.com

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

Helpful addresses, websites & phone numbers

Federal

Topeka IRS Office: 515 S Kansas Ave, Suite 301 8:30am - 4:30pm Mon - Fri. (785) 235-3053 (Office information only) or call (844) 545-5640 to make an appointment. All public visitors are required to make appointments prior to visiting. For telephone tax assistance from the IRS call 1-800-829-1040, 7am - 7pm local time

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Kansas

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). To schedule an appointment click here.

Scott State Office Building
120 SE 10th Ave
Mon - Fri | 8am - 4:45pm | (785) 368-8222

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:

 
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