Last-minute changes to tax laws in 2020 mean the IRS has delayed the start of tax filing season until February 12th. No returns will be processed until then. The IRS press release contains tips to make filing easier.
Select tax forms will be available at Eisenhower starting Monday, February 8th. In the event that the library is closed due to the pandemic, tax forms and printing services will be available curbside. Call 708-867-7828 for information on curbside pickup.
If you prefer to print you own forms, links to some of the most requested can be found below.
Popular Federal Forms
- Form 1040
- Form 1040-SR (optional for taxpayers 65 or older)
- Form 1040 & 1040-SR Instructions
- Schedule A: Itemized Deductions
- Schedule B: Interest and Ordinary Dividends
- Schedule D: Capital Gaines and Losses
- Form 2350 Application for Extension
- All Federal Forms and Publications
- Tax Tables
Requests for federal forms and instructions to be mailed to your home can be made by calling 1-800-829-3676 or visiting the IRS website.
Popular State Forms
- Form IL-1040
- Form IL-1040 Instructions
- Schedule EIC: Exemption & Earned Income Credits
- Schedule EIC Instructions
- Schedule ICR: Illinois Credits
- Schedule ICR Instructions
- Schedule WIT: Income Tax Withheld
- Schedule WIT Instructions
- All Illinois Individual Forms
State forms can be requested at 1-800-356-6302.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties, sponsored by Triton College, offers Tax Counseling for the Elderly, a free program for individuals age 60 and older from low to moderate income households. For an appointment at Triton College, call the RSVP Office at 708-456‐0300 x3895. No appointments will be held at Eisenhower Library.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 60 and older. Find appointment information at www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide.
Ladder Up Tax Assistance Program
Through its Tax Assistance Program, Ladder Up offers free electronic preparation and e-filing of individual income tax returns for Chicago-area taxpayers. This year Ladder Up will use a drop-off model. For appointment information, visit www.goladderup.org/wp/our-services/tax-assistance.
Local Tax Offices
Internal Revenue Service
5100 River Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176
M–F: 8:30 am–4:30 pm
230 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60604
M–F: 8:30 am–4:30 pm
lllinois Deptartment of Revenue
9511 Harrison Des Plaines, IL 60016
M–F: 8:30 am–Noon; 1:00–5:00 pm
100 West Randolph, Chicago, IL 60601
M–F: 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Taxpayer Advocate Service
230 S. Dearborn Street
Room 2820, Stop-1005 CHI
Chicago, IL 60604
If you have tried to resolve a tax problem with the IRS and are still experiencing delays or are facing economic harm, you may request the assistance of the Taxpayer Advocate. Service is free and confidential, and available to businesses as well as individuals.