2015 Income Tax Forms and Information


The Mount Prospect Public Library has a limited number of basic 1040 federal and Illinois income tax forms available for distribution. Additionally, assistance with printing/photocopying of other forms and publications can be obtained by request at the Reference Desk on the second floor. The links below are directed to the official websites where these forms can be accessed.
For taxes to be filed in 2016


State of Illinois



Local IRS office

5100 River Road
Schiller Park, IL 60176
M – F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Local Illinois Department of Revenue Office

Maine North Regional Building
9511 Harrison Avenue
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1563
M – F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

My Free Taxes

If you make $62,000 or less, you can get assistance and file free online. Make an appointment, Monday-Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, with a Tax Coach at the Illinois workNet Center (723 W. Algonquin Rd., AH) by contacting Michele Curran at 847/437-9392 or mcurran@bcsillinois.org . For more information: MyFreeTaxes.com and Illinois workNet Center.

VITA: (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

Offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. Sites also provide access to computers for online filing. Appointments are required so call ahead. For more information: VITA.

The nearest VITA location is:

Northwest Compass, INC.
1300 West Northwest Highway
ATTN: Sonia Ivanov
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

AARP Tax-Aide

Call for an appointment at the following locations: (Must be 60 years of age.):

Village of Mount Prospect
Trained AARP volunteer counselors will assist in preparing Federal and State tax forms (standard forms). Appointments are required. Call 847/870-5680 for more information.

Wheeling Township
Free senior tax assistance will be provided by trained AARP tax counselors on Fridays beginning Feb. 5 and running through April 15.  For more information, call 847/259-7730. All returns will be filed electronically.

Elk Grove Senior Center (Sheila Ray Adult Center/225 E. Elk Grove Blvd.):
Wednesdays and Fridays; appointment times at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 am. February 3 through April 15. For more information and to schedule an appointment call 847/364-7224.

Des Plaines Public Library
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:15, 10:15, and 11:15 a.m.; Feb.9 through April 14. Call 847/376-2788 for an appointment.

Des Plaines Frisbie Senior Center (52 E. Northwest Hwy, DP) 
Appointments are available Mondays and Thursdays between 9 am and noon beginning February 8. For more information and to schedule an appointment call 847/768-5944