Monday, January 21, 2019

During tax season, the Arlington Public Library provides various resources for preparing your taxes. We do not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting professionals before engaging in any transaction.

Tax Season Dates

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that, despite the government shutdown, this year’s tax season will take place January 28 to April 15. Taxpayer refunds will be provided as scheduled. Read more about tax deadlines here.

Tax Forms

Due to changes by the Tax Forms Outlet Program, we will only have a limited amount of forms this year. As of January 17, forms have not yet arrived and we do not have an estimated arrival date. Forms and instructions are available at www.irs.gov/forms. We will have reproducible forms available to use on the copy machine.

Tax Help

February 1 – April 15, 2019

As of April 11, all remaining appointments are full. AARP will be providing assistance at Arlington Public Library locations by appointment only during the following times:

  • Downtown Library: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All appointments are full.
  • East Arlington Branch: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 to 5 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All appointments are full.
  • Lake Arlington Branch: Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All appointments are full.
  • Northeast Branch: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All appointments are full.
  • Southeast Branch: Wednesdays, 1 to 5 p.m. All appointments are full.
  • Southwest Branch: Wednesdays, 1 to 5 p.m. All appointments are full.
  • Woodland West Branch: Thursdays, 1 to 5 p.m. All appointments are full.

Sign up in person at the circulation desk of your preferred location to reserve a consultation. We recommend signing up ahead of time as the available spots do fill up quickly.

Click here to view a printable version of the tax aide schedule. Click here to see addresses and hours for all library locations.

For more details on tax help, please contact AARP at 1-888-OUR-AARP.

Using the Library Computers to File Taxes

Our public computers are available for use for those who would like to file their taxes online. There are a number of sites that offer e-filing services; some free and some fee-based. Payment may need to be submitted online by entering credit card or debit account information. A valid email address in order to file taxes electronically.

Online Tax Help

IRS.gov

Free File: Do Your Federal Taxes for Free

Where to File Paper Tax Returns

Find a local IRS office

819 Taylor St., Rm 6A14
Ft. Worth, TX 76102

Frequently Asked Tax Questions

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center

Tax Help in American Sign Language

Taxpayer Advocate Service

877-777-4778 Nationwide

214-413-6500 Local

State Income Taxes

Texas, along with six other states, Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming, does not have a state income tax. If you have lived part of the year in another state, you may be required to pay taxes there.

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine – due April 17

Maryland

Massachusetts ­– due April 17

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Tennessee

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

West Virginia

Wisconsin

 

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