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As a service to the community, the Birmingham Public Library provides some copies of current federal and Alabama tax forms, instructions, and publications. The following forms/booklets will be available on or around January 29 in the Government Documents Department at the Central Library: Federal: 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms/booklets only; State: 40 and 40NR forms and instruction booklets. Please call the department to make sure that the form(s) you need is available. All other forms and instructions can be found online at IRS.gov.
IRS forms and publications
Alabama Department of Revenue
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) - This governmental site has United States federal income tax forms, information, and tips. Includes warnings about tax frauds and scams, information about filling online, and the ability to track the status of your refund.
Free File Home: Your Link to Free Online Filing - This IRS site is about Free File, an "online tax preparation and electronic filing through a partnership agreement between the IRS and the Free File Alliance, LLC. In other words, you can e-file... free." This site explains eligibility requirements for this free service, steps to get started, and a list of related FAQs.
Free Tax Return Preparation For You by Volunteers - Information about the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program, which offer free tax help if you qualify. In addition to free tax return preparation assistance, many sites also offer free electronic filing (e-filing).
Smithfield Branch Library
January 20-April 16, 2018
January and February
Mondays and Tuesdays, 12:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Saturday, April 14, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
March and April
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Springville Road Regional Branch Library
January 18-March 3, 2018
Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (No assistance available on February 17)
West End Branch Library
January 19-March 3, 2018
Mondays, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Fridays, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Woodlawn Branch Library
January 24-March 3, 2018
Wednesdays, 12:00-6:00 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays, 12:00-6:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.