2019 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 Research Services 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 2020

Frequently Requested Tax Forms–Federal and State


State of Illinois


Tax Preparation Assistance

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

VITA: (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
Offers free tax help to people who make low to moderate income; who are 60 years of age and older; and for those with limited English—speaking skills who 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:

Prospect Heights Public Library
12 N. Elm St.
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
Call 847/259-3500 for an appointment.
Assistance is available in English, Spanish and Chinese.

IRS Free File  program provides free tax preparation software and electronic filing to taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of $69,000 or less. Some offer the program in Spanish  and  also offer state returns for free.


AARP Tax-Aide
Call for an appointment 888/687-2277 (Must be 50 years of age and older.)

Village of Mount Prospect
Mount Prospect Human Services Dept. provides free income tax assistance for those 60 years of age and over.  Trained AARP volunteer counselors will assist in preparing Federal and State tax forms (standard forms), Real Estate Senior Exemptions and Tax Freeze for Seniors on Thursday and Friday mornings beginning February 5 through April 9. Appointments are required: call 847/870-5680.
Note: Appointments on March 4, March 5 and March 12 will take place at the Mount Prospect Public Library.

Wheeling Township
Free senior tax assistance will be provided by trained AARP tax counselors on Fridays beginning February 7 and running through April 3. Appointments are required.  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.)
Appointments on Wednesdays and Fridays between 8:30 a.m. and Noon; February 5 through April 10.  For more information and to schedule an appointment call 847/364-7224.

Des Plaines Public Library
Most Thursdays and Fridays between 9:00 a.m. and Noon; February 6 through April 10. Call 847/376-2788 for an appointment.

Des Plaines Frisbie Senior Center (52 E. Northwest Hwy, DP) 
Call 847/768-5944 for information and an appointment (required). Appointments are available to those 55 and older on Tuesdays between 9 a.m. and Noon beginning February 4 through April 7.