Basic federal and Alabama tax forms are available at all branches of Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Forms are available on the Second Floor at the Information and Business Center at the Main Library.
All tax forms and instruction booklets are also available tull-text on the following websites.
Federal Tax Forms
Go to https://www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs. If your form is not listed in the Featured Forms & Publications list, click the (List of Current Forms) Tab. This will take you to a list of all tax forms available from the government. To find a specific form, just type in the form number in the search box at the top of the page.
Click on the form you want to download and it should open as a PDF format in your browser. To download just click the down arrow at the top right. You may save it on your computer or open it in the Adobe Reader program.
If you want to file your taxes online for free (Free File) go to https://www.irs.gov/uac/Free-File:-Do-Your-Federal-Taxes-for-Free. Click the (START) button for your income gradient, either above or below $62,000. This will take you to a page of links to tax software which you can use to file online, choose whichever software you feel comfortable using.
Alabama Tax Forms
Go to http://revenue.alabama.gov/incometax/itformsindex.cfm to access individual tax forms for the state of Alabama. The tax forms go back to 2005. When you click on the year you want to download it will open another page with a list of forms for that year. To access a blank form that you can fill in, just click on (blank form) next to the form you would like to download. It should open in PDF format in your browser. Click the down arrow in the top right corner to download the form.
If you’re looking to mail your state tax forms you can find the mailing addresses here: http://revenue.alabama.gov/incometax/mailingaddress.cfm
The Information and Business Center on the 2nd Floor of the Downtown Huntsville Library now has Tax Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ. The Instruction Booklets for 1040 and 1040A have also arrived! All forms and instruction booklets may be viewed online at: https://www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs
The Alabama tax booklets and forms will be arriving in February. This message will be updated as soon as they are received.
The Internal Revenue Service has 125 video tutorials on YouTube providing information, instructions, and tips on a wide variety of tax issues such as the Earned Income Credit, mileage rates, and disaster victim assistance. The video below explains how the FreeFile electronic filing program works.
Looking for free tax help? Check out this list of locations providing free tax prep assistance to get started.