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Tax season again? Didn’t we do that last year?

Tax time is hurtling towards us. If tax forms weren’t delivered to your home.  Rest easy. We can help.

We have some of the more popular tax forms to photocopy. We can also assist you in printing forms, and we have tax booklets for your review. We have listings of sites for free tax help as well.  Best of all, the Sunnyvale Public Library is hosting the software company, Intuit, who will help you low income  file your taxes for free on Monday, March 4th  from 2:00-7:00 p.m. To sign up for an appointment, please call 866-577-1231. Volunteers will be on hand to help with filing.

Should you need immediate access to tax forms the federal forms can be found at www.irs.gov.

Forms for California can be found at www.ftb.ca.gov.

AARP is also offering free tax help for low and moderate income tax payers.  They can be contacted at the AARP tax aide site.

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Taxes. Didn’t we do that last year?

Due to the anxiety that attends this season, the Sunnyvale Library is here to help. While we do not have the tax forms on hand to give out, we will gladly help you print or photocopy them. Should you need some help with filing, we have some resources to assist you to that end. On Monday, February 27 from 2-7 pm, the Library will host tax volunteers who will be offering assistance to qualified individuals. For more information and to learn if you qualify, as well as what to bring to your appointment, download this .pdf, and call 1-866-577-1231 to make a reservation.

Both State and Federal tax returns are not due until April 17, 2012.

Where to get tax forms

Internal Revenue Service (IRS): www.irs.gov
Order Forms & Publications: (800) 829-3676

Franchise Tax Board (FTB) (California State Taxes): www.ftb.ca.gov
Order Forms & Publications: (800) 852-5711

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Free Tax Assistance at the Library

Two free tax assistance events will be held at the Library on Wednesday, March 30 and Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tax experts and volunteers from Intuit will assist qualified filers using TurboTax Freedom Edition on Library computers. Individuals who qualify for this free assistance are those who met one of the criteria listed below in tax year 2010:

  • Made $31,000 or less, or
  • Made $85,000 or less and are active military, or
  • Qualified for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

For more information and to reserve your spot for the California Tax Free Events, call (866) 577-1231. This program is sponsored by the Computer & Communications Industry Association.

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Where To Get Tax Forms

You may have heard the not too surprising news that the IRS and FTB will not be delivering state and Federal tax forms to your home as they had in the past. That’s the bad news.  The good news is that the Sunnyvale Public Library has some of the most popular tax forms and publications for you to review or photocopy.   We also have computers available for you to print your documents.   The following links and phone numbers may also aid you in finding what you need.  You may request forms by phone at the toll-free numbers listed below.  Should you require help with any of these matters please ask.

Where to get Tax Forms*

Internal Revenue Service (IRS):
Download Forms & Publications:
www.irs.gov

Order Forms & Publications:
(800) 829-3676

Franchise Tax Board (FTB):
(California State Taxes)
Download Forms & Publications:
www.ftb.ca.gov

Order Forms & Publications:
(800) 852-5711

*You will receive your order by mail, usually within 10 days.

Both State and Federal tax returns are not due until April 18, 2011 due to Federal holiday on April 15.

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Tax Topics for Individuals and Families: June 9, 6-8 PM

Did you know that if you qualify for tax credits, your tax bill may be reduced or even eliminated? Some credits can even provide you with a refund!

Learn about child tax credits, credits for dependent care costs, education and retirement savings credits. Our speaker, Liz Lison, E.A., will also explain how you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

This free program will be held Wednesday, June 9, from 6-8 PM.  No registration is required.

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