There are many free tax resources available
for taxpayers. The IRS offers many free tax resources online,
over the phone and at local IRS offices. There are also other
organizations such as the AARP that offer free tax resources
for certain groups of taxpayers.
IRS tax forms and publications
The IRS has many tax forms, instructions and
publications that are great resources for taxpayers. Tax forms
can be printed off from the IRS website or requested by phone
directly from the IRS. Most local libraries have common
IRS publications, instructions and forms for taxpayers to just
pick up from end of January through to April.
IRS Publications are great resources to
explain to taxpayers how to file their tax returns properly and
what the rules are for tax deductions, tax credits and
exemptions. The IRS also provide tax resources on CD roms as
well as e-news subscription services.
Requesting documents from the IRS
Taxpayers can request many tax
documents from the IRS. You can get transcripts, W-2
information and verification of non filing as well as copies of
tax returns for a small fee. The IRS can provide a copy of your
tax return for $39 for each tax year requested.
Community based outlet programs or
The IRS also supplies federal tax material
to many public and private institutions to offer easy
availability for taxpayers. You can find tax resources at:
Any business can participate in the CBOP
program. Call 800-829-2765 for more information on CBOP tax