Tax Forms & Help


Online

    • 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

      Free limited quantities of state booklets (540, 540 2EZ & 540NR) and IRS forms and instructions 1040, 1040A & 1040EZ. All other IRS products are unavailable. Tax products will be made available as they arrive from the IRS.

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

    • IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center

 

Telephone


    • 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