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Tax Resource Guide


Where to get tax forms and help.

To help you navigate this sometimes complicated process, we have compiled a list of helpful tax resources.


Forms

Many State and Federal 2012 income tax forms and instruction booklets are available at the library. Please call the Central Library at 847-923-3347 to inquire about the types of forms available.

Federal: 1040 | 1040A | 1040EZ | More…
Illinois: IL-1040 | IL-1040 Instr. | More…

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Tax Assistance Locations

Although the Schaumburg Township District Library does not offer in-house tax assistance. There are many area locations for tax assistance:

VITA, TAP, CEDA and Low Income Tax Preparation Assistance Locations
IRS Locator – enter zip code and distance.

Schaumburg Township Tax Assistance with AARP
Schaumburg Township Senior Center
1 Illinois Blvd.
Hoffman Estates, IL
847-884-0030

  • Seniors & Disabled with moderate income
  • Must be township resident
  • Appointment required
  • Federal/state simple returns
  • English speaking
  • February 01 – April 15, 2013

Elk Grove Park District Sheila Raye Adult Center

225 E Elk Grove Blvd

Elk Grove Village, IL

847 364-7224

  • February 01 – April 12, 2013
  • Wed & Fri 8:30am,10:00am, and 11:30 am
  • Seniors 60 and older with moderate income
  • Appointment Required

College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL

  • Federal/state returns
  • English/Spanish speaking
  • February 16 – March 30, 2013
  • 9-11:30, Saturdays – No Appointment Required

Illinois Department of Revenue

Locations – List of Illinois locations that provide free assistance for elderly and low income families.

Tax Resources Online

  • AARP
    Offers answers and advice and latest tax information (this site is mainly targeted at people age 50 and over).
  • 1040.com
    Offers forms and answers to your tax questions.
  • Taxes In-Depth
    Offers answers to tax questions and provides plain and simple explanation of common tax forms, laws, and regulations.
  • Yahoo! Finance
    Offers information, answers, and quick tips for doing your taxes.

Office Locations

IRS Local Offices in Illinois

http://www.irs.gov/uac/Contact-My-Local-Office-in-Illinois

Illinois Department of Revenue Offices

http://www.revenue.state.il.us/AboutIdor/locations.htm

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