Tax Season Information

All library branches have 1040 Instruction booklets and forms. If you need other tax forms, library staff will assist you with printing them.

Forms may be downloaded at or en espanol

Patrons can also obtain copies of forms and Instructions through:

The IRS answers frequently asked questions by phone: However, this is not a tax preparation service. 

What to Bring

When you come for your in-person tax preparation, be sure to have:

• ORIGINAL Social Security cards & correct birthdates for all family members (No copies)
• Photo IDs (If filing jointly, both spouses must present an ID and be present)
• Last year’s federal income tax return
• W-2 forms for all jobs worked during the current tax year
• All 1098 forms (for mortgage, higher education expenses, etc)
• All 1099 & other income forms
• Form 1095-A (ACA Healthcare)
• Amount of any income not reported on a statement
• Records of deductible/qualified expenses not shown on a statement
• A voided check and/or savings account number for direct-deposit (encouraged)
• Childcare provider info (name, address, tax ID/social security number)

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Tax Aide, provided by the AARP Foundation, provides FREE tax preparation for low-and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to those over 50. All taxes are filed electronically by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers. You do not have to be an AARP member to use Tax-Aide services.

AARP Tax Aide is closed for 2023.

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is supported by United Way Suncoast and Step Up Suncoast. IRS trained and certified volunteers are available to assist residents, whose family income is less than $74,000 in 2022, with tax preparation.

VITA Tax Assistance is closed until summer 2023.

Nearby IRS Offices

IRS Office Sarasota Map - 34232 - location
Address 5971 Cattle Ridge Blvd.
City Sarasota, FL 34232
Phone (941) 378-6448
Hours of Operation Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Appointment Required Make Appointment by calling 844-545-5640

IRS Office Saint Petersburg Map - 33702 - location
Address 9450 Koger Blvd.
City Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
Phone (727) 568-2459
Hours of Operation Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m.-4:30
Appointment Required  Make Appointment by calling 844-545-5640

Services available at IRS Offices:

  • Account inquiries (help with letters, notices and levies on your wages or bank account)
  • Adjustments (changes to tax account information or payments)
  • Alien clearances (Sailing Permits)
  • Assistance with Affordable Care Act tax provision questions for individuals
  • Assistance with questions about tax law changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is available year-round. See Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for more information.
  • Basic tax law assistance (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return) (Topics)
  • Check, money order, or cash payment acceptance (Exact Change is Required)
  • Economic Impact Payment Issues
  • Form 911 PDF, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance
  • Form 2290,  Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return (submission of tax return if unable to e-file)
  • Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN) Request
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers and Form W-7  (More Information)
  • Payment arrangements
  • Procedural inquiries
  • Solutions to tax issues
  • Tax forms (All forms, instructions & publications are readily available online on Availability is very limited in IRS offices)