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Tax Help

The IRS has created a web page of useful information for people compiling documents for the 2021 tax filing season. You can find it by clicking this link.

Tax Forms

We have a limited number of Federal 1040 form packets and instruction books and Illinois forms available in the library.  We can print out any additional forms you may need by sending an e-mail to reference@ippl.info, using chat through our website, or calling 630/887-0637 to have them readied for pick up at the drive-up window.


Forms and Publications Online

Free E-Filing

Free File
Prepare and file your federal tax return for free using tax preparation and filing software.

MyTax Illinois
All Illinois tax filers can file for free at MyTax Illinois.

Tax Assistance

AARP Tax-Aide

AARP is providing in-person tax assistance at a limited number of locations this year. Due to the upcoming renovation of the library and limited availability to social distance within the library, we are not an AARP Tax-Aide site this year. Learn more about area Tax-Aide sites here.  AARP has a website to provide tax assistance.

IRS Tax Assistance

The IRS has a tax assistance tool through its website.

College of DuPage Tax Assistance

College of DuPage VITA program is offering a virtual experience for tax assistance beginning in early February.  Sign up here. 

Other Tax Assistance Sites

Senior Services Aurora 
2111 Plum St.
Aurora, IL  60505

Loves & Fishes Community Services 
1871 High Grove Lane
Naperville, IL  60540

Phone Numbers for Tax Questions

Federal - 800/829-1040

  • Individual Returns
  • Teletax Information Line, Refund Status, and Recorded Information
  • Business Returns
  • Forms and Publications

State - 800/732-8866

  • Illinois Tax Returns (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
  • Forms and Publications

Local - 630/493-5291 for information.

To make an appointment, call 844/445-5640. The local office is located at 2001 Butterfield Road in Downers Grove. They do not take walk-ins. You must make an appointment before you visit.