Tax Information

For Tax Year 2018, you will no longer use Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ, but instead will use the redesigned Form 1040. Many people will only need to file Form 1040 and no schedules. For more infomation click here.

Please note: The IRS will only be sending a few select forms for physical distribution. If we do not have the form you need, here are other ways to obtain them:

  1. Find the form below and click on the link to download it from the IRS website.
  2. Make copies of forms, schedules, and instructions in a large binder at the Info Desk in the library.
  3. Call the IRS at 1-800-829-3676 if you would like to order forms, instructions, or publications by mail.
  4. Order forms online here to be delivered by mail.

Federal Forms & Publications

1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Available Form
1040 Instr.
1040 Tax Table
1040 Instructions
Just the Tax Table portion of 1040 Instr.
Not Available
(Schedule 1)
Additional Income and Adjustments to Income Available
(Schedule 2)
Owe AMT or need to make an excess advance premium tax credit repayment. Available
(Schedule 3)
Nonrefundable Credits Available
(Schedule 4)
Other Taxes Available Form
(Schedule 5)
Other Payments and Refundable Credits Available Form
(Schedule 6)
Foreign Address and Third Party Designee Available
(Schedule A)
Itemized Deductions Not Available
(Schedule B)
Interest and Ordinary Dividends Not Available
(Schedule C)
Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship) Not Available
(Sched C-EZ)
Net Profit from Business (Sole Proprietorship) Not Available Form & Instructions
(Schedule D)
Capital Gains and Losses Not Available
(Schedule E)
Supplemental Income and Loss Not Available
(Sched EIC)
Earned Income Credit Not Available Form
(Schedule R)
Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled Not Available
(Sched SE)
Self-Employment Tax Not Available
1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals Not Available Form & Instructions
1040-V Payment Voucher Not Available Form & Instructions
1040-X Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Not Available
1095-A Health Insurance Marketplace Statement Not Available
1096 Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns Not Available Form (Info Copy Only)
1099-Misc Miscellaneous Income Not Available
Form (Info Copy Only)
2106 Employee Business Expenses Not Available
2441 Child and Dependent Care Expenses Not Available
4562 Depreciation and Amortization (Including Information on Listed Property) Not Available
4868 Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Not Available
5695 Residential Energy Credits Not Available Form
8283 Noncash Charitable Contributions Not Available
8822 Change of Address Not Available Form & Instructions
8829 Expenses for Business Use of Your Home Not Available
8863 Education Credits (American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Credits) Not Available
8949 Sales and other Dispositions of Capital Assets Not Available
Publ. 17
Your Federal Income Tax (For Individuals)
Available (for library use only) Publication
Publ. 334
Tax Guide for Small Business
Not Available
Publ. 501
Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information
Not Available
Publ. 523
Selling Your Home
Not Available
Publ. 529
Miscellaneous Deductions
Not Available Publication
Publ. 550
Investment Income and Expenses
         (2018 currently unavailable)
Not Available
Publ. 4604 Use the Web for IRS Tax Products and Information Not Available Publication

Illinois Forms

We will only be receiving a few select forms for physical distribution. You can find online links to other forms below.
IL-1040 Individual Income Tax Return  Not Available
IL-1040 Instr. IL-1040 Instructions Not Available
Schedule ICR
Illinois Credits
Not Available
Not Available
Estimated Income Tax Payments for Individuals Not Available
IL-E/EIC Illinois Exemption and Earned Income Credit
Not Available
Not Available
IL-1040-X Amended Individual Income Tax Return Not Available
IL-1040-V Payment Voucher for Individual Income Tax Not Available Form
Schedule CR
Credit for Tax Paid to Other States Not Available
Schedule M Other Additions and Subtractions for Individuals Not Available
Schedule NR Nonresident and Part-year resident Computation of Illinois Tax Not Available
Automatic Extension Payment for Individuals
Not Available
Computation of Penalties for Individuals
Not Available
Schedule WIT Illinois Income Tax Withheld
Not Available
Not Available

All Forms and Publications

Tax Assistance

AARP   888-687-2277
Arlington Heights Memorial Library: Free tax preparation from AARP tax aides - available to any taxpayer with low to medium income with special attention to those over 60. Tax aides are IRS certified.  Appointments are available on Mondays beginning February 11.  Register Online or call 847-392-0100.
Center for Economic Progress. Volunteer tax preparers provide free income tax counseling and electronic filing for families with incomes under $55,000 and individuals with incomes under $30,000. Most sites will be open between February 2 and April 15, 2019. For sites and hours, see Illinois Department of Human Services' Free Tax Help page.
Free online filing: The IRS has a webpage that provides options for filing your taxes online.  Depending on your income and situation, you may be able to file for free.

Phone Numbers

Order IRS forms by mail: 800-829-3676
IRS Assistance for Individuals:  800-829-1040

National Taxpayer Advocate Help Line:

IL Dept. of Revenue Taxpayer Assistance:
  800-732-8866 or 217-782-3336

IL Dept of Revenue Local Office, Des Plaines:

IL Dept of Revenue Local Office, Chicago:

Updated on Extender Legislation

IRS Get Ready Page

Find your Local IRS Office

Where's my refund (Illinois)
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