#illinois income tax forms
Tax Forms and Information: Federal Income Tax, Illinois Income Tax, Cook County Property Tax
Paper forms will not be available at the library in 2016.
We encourage patrons to download and print the forms they need using the convenient links below.
The Library also has other resources, such as privately published tax guides and books with detailed instructions such as J.K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax, (two copies available for checkout, one copy in Reference.) The current edition lists the year you file the return, i.e. 2016 edition refers to tax year Jan 1, 2015-Dec. 31, 2015.
Many Federal and State tax forms can be downloaded on the Internet. (see links below)
We do not receive multiple copies of every form. You may need to photocopy forms you need. Photocopies are 10 cents per page.
You may also download and print forms you need. Internet access card required. (Users over age 18 with a photo ID may use one of our temporary cards.) Self-printed forms are 15 cents per page.
W-2, 1099 and other informational forms used in filling out personal income tax forms must be obtained from the appropriate employer, bank, or financial consultant. For employers or institutions looking for blank copies of these forms, they can be ordered from the IRS (1-800-TAX-FORM), and purchased through office supply stores.
Federal and Illinois filing deadlines are April 18, 2016.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) forms require Adobe Reader, which you can download for free.
Illinois tax forms require Adobe Reader, which you can download for free.
Indiana tax forms require Adobe Reader, which you can download for free.
Need help filling out your tax forms?
Library staff cannot answer questions regarding tax forms. We are simply a place to obtain forms.
If you need assistance, try these resources:
- J.K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax,
(two copies available for checkout, one copy in Reference.)
The current edition lists the year you file the return, i.e. 2016 edition refers to tax year January 1, 2015-December 31, 2015.
- Tax Guide Books
- Yahoo! Tax Center
A collection of tools, tips, and Web sites from Yahoo.
AARP Tax Program for Senior Citizens (age 60 or older at the Patti Leach Youth Center)
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 2, 2016
Noon until 3:00 p.m. (Doors open at 11:45 a.m.)
Only one return will be prepared for each person
Patti Leach Youth Center
18123 Burnham Ave. Lansing, IL 60438
Please do not call the Youth Center about this program. There is no one ther that can answer questions about taxes. Only certified trained volunteers will answer your questions.
Please read all the details in Lansing’s Village Vision, Winter 2015 on page 12.
- AARP Tax Aid Website
- Online assistance
- Chicago IRS office:
230 S. Dearborn St
Chicago IL 60604
- For 24 hour, general IRS information, call (800) 829-1040
(800) 829-4059 TTY/TDD
- For Illinois Tax Assistance
Call (800) 732-8866 or (800) TDD 544-5304
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Cook County Property Tax Information
Some forms require Adobe Reader, which you can download for free.
Cook County Treasurer including information on exemptions, freezes, tax due dates, and records of payment.