2017 Tax Season Begins – January 29, 2018.
Status of Herrin City Library Tax Forms – IL FORMS have arrived. FED FORMS 1040 & booklets have arrived. 1040A and booklets have shipped.
IRS Communication: While most IRS tax forms, instructions and publications will be available electronically on IRS.gov (https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions) by the beginning of the filing season (Jan. 29), the printing and distribution process for printed products takes longer to complete.
2018 Filing Due Date (Tax Year 2017) – April 17, 2018.
A limited quantity of the most popular tax forms will be available at the Herrin City Library. No Forms have been received yet.
Tax forms and information from federal and state agencies can be obtained online. Choose one of the following options and follow the instructions at each site to download forms:
The Internal Revenue Service has free tax forms and publications on a wide variety of topics. Because of continued growth in electronic filing, the availability of free options to taxpayers and to reduce costs, the IRS discontinued the automatic mailing of paper tax packages last tax season.
If you need IRS forms and publications, here are four easy methods for getting them.
- On the Internet You can access forms and publications on the IRS website 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at www.irs.gov.
- IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers There are 401 TACs across the country where IRS offers face-to-face assistance to taxpayers, and where taxpayers can pick up many IRS forms and publications. Visit www.irs.gov and go to Contact My Local Office on the Individuals page to find a list of TAC locations by state. On the Contact My Local Office page, you can also select Office Locator and enter your zip code to find the IRS walk-in office nearest you as well as a list of the services available at specific offices.
- At convenient locations in your community During the tax filing season, many libraries and post offices offer free tax forms to taxpayers. Herrin City Library also has copies of commonly requested publications. Many large grocery stores, copy centers and office supply stores have forms you can photocopy or print from a CD.
- By mail You can call 1-800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676) Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time – except Alaska and Hawaii which follow Pacific time – to order current year forms, instructions and publications as well as prior year forms and instructions by mail. You will receive your order by mail, usually within 10 days.
The Library is not permitted to provide tax advice or assistance of any kind.
Tax Documents for Taxpayers with Disabilities
Did you know the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides online tax products and services for taxpayers with disabilities? Individuals may visit the IRS Accessibility page (www.irs.gov/uac/IRS.gov-Accessibility) to download forms, publications, and other products and to access tax-related videos in English and American Sign Language. The IRS recommends checking the website often as it is continuously adding more products to assist persons with disabilities.