Tax Programs

We provide free copies of the Federal 1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ forms to the public in addition to a few Federal business forms like the W2 and W3. Printed tax forms for the current tax year are available at the library in mid to late January if not later.

We do not provide free forms for Iowa State Income Tax but they can be printed for 10 cents per page at the second floor Info Desk. Free forms can be ordered by calling (800) 532-1531. Questions about your state taxes can be directed to the Customer Service line at (800) 367-3388.

Local Tax Assistance Programs

Senior Center - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program

Free tax preparation services are offered to Seniors at the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center. Call the Senior Center at (319) 356-5220 for more information.

IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center

The IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center can address complex tax issues not found on the IRS website. Visit them at 3205 Williams Blvd SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 or call at (319) 375-9166.


Free tax help for qualifying families and individuals is offered by the University of Iowa Accounting Fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi. Service is for federal returns only. For information about eligibility, what to bring to get your taxes done, as well as other times and locations visit Beta Alpha Psi's VITA page.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Meeting Room D, Digital Media Lab

VITA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Featured Events

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D, Meeting Room E (2nd Floor), Digital Media Lab, Teen Center, Storytime Room, Book End Bookstore, Lobby, Bookmobile
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Storytime Room