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Tax Forms & Help


    • Individual e-file is permitted at the Library with an existing e-mail account. Consult the IRS checklist for e-filing for additional requirements. You need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view & print the forms.

Federal (IRS) State (CA Franchise Tax Board)
Tax forms and publications Tax forms and publications
Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions
Free e-file (Free File) Free e-file: CalFile & ReadyReturn

In Person

    • Library Branches

      Staring late January 2016, free state booklets (540, 540 2EZ & 540NR). The only IRS products for distribution at public libraries are forms 1040, 1040A & 1040EZ. All other forms and instructions are unavailable.

      Library staff can direct you to tax help resources but cannot answer tax advice questions.

    • IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center



    • Federal (IRS)
      1-800-829-1040 (live assistance)
      1-800-829-3676 (order forms)
      Mon-Fri: 7am – 7pm PST
    • State (CA Franchise Tax Board)
      1-800-338-0505 (forms and prerecorded answers)
      Mon-Fri: 7am – 5pm PST (except state holidays)


Library books

    • Books with tips and guidance on preparing and filing tax returns are available for checkout from Library branches.


Other states' tax forms