2020 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 2021

Frequently Requested Tax Forms–Federal and State

Federal

State of Illinois

Other

Tax Preparation Assistance

Local IRS office

5100 River Road
Schiller Park, IL 60176
847/737-6688
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
847/294-4200
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.

NOTE: Many VITA locations are closed currently and none open within a 50 mile radius of Mount Prospect. This may or may not change but check the link above for updates.

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.

Seniors

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 by scanning documents, reviewing them remotely, and calling residents to pick up when they are completed. Available appointments are on Mondays and Tuesdays, March 23 through April 6. Call 847/870-5680 to schedule an appointment. 

Wheeling Township
Free tax assistance for Seniors will be provided by trained AARP tax counselors on Fridays only beginning Feb. 5 through April 9 (Closed Good Friday, April 2). Two appointments are required to complete tax filing this year. The first appointment is to pick up an information packet.  Residents should call 847/259-7730 for more information.

Des Plaines Frisbie Senior Center (52 E. Northwest Hwy, DP) 
Call 847/768-5944 for information and an appointment (required). Fifteen  minute appointments are available to those 55 and older on Thursdays and Fridays beginning February 3 through April 15 between 9 a.m. and Noon. Residents will leave their documents with AARP tax counselor who will prepare them remotely.