Tax Resources

When does tax season start? And when are taxes due?

Tax season starts January 29, 2019 for 2018 taxes. April 17th, 2019 is the due date.

Source: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/2018-tax-filing-season-begins-jan-29-tax-returns-due-april-17-help-available-for-taxpayers

Where can I get forms

The Library will print one (1) free copy of any individual form for you to fill otu and mail in. We do not print copies of the large instruction booklets.

Forms, instructions, and publications are also available at:

Where do I mail my federal tax filings?

  • 1040 without payment:
    Department of the Treasury
    Internal Revenue Service
    Fresno, CA 93888-0002
  • 1040 with payment:
    Internal Revenue Service
    P.O. Box 802501
    Cincinnati, OH 45280-2501
  • 1040-ES with payment:
    Internal Revenue Service
    P.O. Box 802502
    Cincinnati, OH 45280-2502
  • 1040-ES (NR) with payment:
    Internal Revenue Service
    P.O. Box 1300
    Charlotte, NC 28201-1300
  • 1040V with payment:
    Internal Revenue Service
    P.O. Box 802501
    Cincinnati, OH 45280-2501
  • 1040X without payment:
    Department of the Treasury
    Internal Revenue Service
    Fresno, CA 93888-0422
  • 1040X with payment:
    Department of the Treasury
    Internal Revenue Service
    Fresno, CA 93888-0422
  • 4868 without payment:
    Department of the Treasury
    Internal Revenue Service
    Fresno, CA 93888-0045
  • 4868 with payment:
    Internal Revenue Service
    P.O. Box 802503
    Cincinnati, OH 45280-2503

Source: https://www.irs.gov/filing/illinois-where-to-file-addresses-for-taxpayers-and-tax-professionals

Where do I mail my state tax filings?

  • IL-1040 without a payment:
    ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
    SPRINGFIELD, IL 62719-0001
  • IL-1040 with a payment, IL-1040-V forms:
    ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
    SPRINGFIELD, IL 62726-0001
  • IL-1040-ES:
    ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
    SPRINGFIELD IL 62736-0001

Source: https://www2.illinois.gov/rev/aboutidor/Pages/addresses.aspx

Where is the nearest IRS office?

5100 River Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176, (847) 737-6688 (general information), (844) 545-5640 (make an appointment), Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Sources: https://apps.irs.gov/app/officeLocator/index.jsp , https://www.irs.gov/help/contact-my-local-office-in-illinois

Where can I get help?

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and the AARP provide federal tax assistance, and the IL Center for Economic Progress helps with state filings.

  • VITA: 800-906-9887
  • AARP: 800-227-7669
  • Center for Economic Progress tax help:
    Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, February 2-April 15, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30pm-8pm, Saturdays 10am-1pm.

Can I file for free online?

Individuals and families with incomes $66,000 or less can file for free using websites like TaxSlayer, H&R Block, TurboTax, and more at https://apps.irs.gov/app/freeFile .

What changed due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act?

The IRS has published the changes to tax law at https://www.irs.gov/tax-reform .

More questions?

Internal Revenue Service
https://www.irs.gov/
(800) 829-1040 (individuals)
(800) 829-4933 (businesses)

Illinois Department of Revenue
https://www2.illinois.gov/rev/
(800) 732-8866