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Tax Resources

We have received the Federal and State tax forms!  Federal and State tax forms are available to order by phone and online.

Tax Websites: 

http://www.irs.gov
http://www.tax.ny.gov
http://taxhelp.org 

Federal Tax Returns  New York State Tax Returns 
E-filing Information
  E-Filing Information 
Which Form Should I Use?  Which Form Should I Use? 

IRS Online Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications  

IRS Online Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications for Previous Years

NYS Online Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications 

NYS Online Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications for previous years 

Where to File Federal Returns
Where to File NYS Returns 

Need Help? 
IRS office in Rochester 
255 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604 
Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

(585) 263-5840 (This phone is not answered, it provides an informational message only)  Click here for more information.

Need Help? 

Personal Income Tax Refund Information
518-457-5149

Personal Income Tax Information Center
518-457-5181

Family Tax Relief Credit
518-485-1057

Internal Revenue Service New York State Dept. of Taxation 

  

 

Free Tax Preparation in Monroe County: 

The C.A.S.H. (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Coalition will provide free tax preparation if your total household income in 2015 was less than $55,000 for families with qualifying children and less than $40,000 for childless workers and you meet certain other criteria. For more information click see the website.

The C.A.S.H. Coalition's tax preparation Super Site locations will be open starting January 25, 2016.  Walk-ins only, no appointments will be scheduled.

C.A.S.H. Super Sites open to the public January 25, 2016 - April 15, 2016  

Rochester – 214 Lake Avenue, 14608 (former VOA Building).
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 9 am-8 pm
Friday/Saturday, 9 am-5 pm

Henrietta – 3150 W. Henrietta Road, 14623 (Kohl’s Plaza)
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday, 2 pm-8 pm
Friday, 11 am-5 pm
Saturday, 9 am-5 pm

 

Partner Sites Open to Public:

Action for a Better Community, Inc. 
49 Stone Street, 14604
585-325-5116, ext. 3410
Saturdays 9 am-2 pm (walk-ins only)
January 30th – April 2nd 2016

Genesee Co-op FCU 
395 Gregory St., 14620 
585-244-2944
Saturdays 11 am-3 pm  (by appointment only)
February 6th - March 12,th  2016
Start taking appointments January 15th  2016

1199 SEIU United Health Care Workers
259 Monroe Ave, Ste 220, 14607
585-730-6433
Call ahead for hours of operation. 

The AARP Tax Aide Program provides income tax preparation for seniors. To find a site near you, call 1-888-227-7660 or check out their site, www.AARP.org/TaxAide.

 

Tax Guides:  

General income tax guides :  J. K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax;  Your Federal Income Tax for Individuals (IRS publication 17) is also available online.

Professional tax guides (reference only): Commerce Clearing House Federal Tax Guide;  Commerce Clearing House State Tax GuideCommerce Clearing House State Tax Reporter – New York    

These resources are available in the Business & Social Sciences Division of the Central Library. 

Please Note: Library staff cannot provide tax help or advice but will be happy to help you locate tax forms in paper and online and find local tax assistance.