2018 Income Tax Information

2018 Income Tax Information

2018 Income Tax Forms and Instruction Booklets Available at Tompkins County Public Library

UPDATED 2/13/2019! 

The following forms and booklets are now available at TCPL, and are located at our Copy Center.

  • Federal 1040 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-201 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-201 ATT
  • New York State IT-201 V
  • New York State IT-2
  • New York State IT-195
  • New York State IT-196 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-213 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-214 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-215 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-216 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-225 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-272 forms and instructions
  • New York State IT-1099 R

Additional forms not listed above can be printed upon request.  Please stop by the library's Information and Learning Services reference desk for assistance.  We can also be reached at askalibrarian@tcpl.org or 607-272-4556. 

All Federal and New York State Income Tax forms and instructions are available for viewing or printing from the IRS and New York State websites. 

To obtain Federal tax documents in print by U.S. mail, visit the IRS Order Products web page, or to order Federal tax documents by phone, call 1-800-829-3676.

Additional IRS contact information

Website:  www.irs.gov
Tax or Refund Information:  800-829-1040
TTY/TDD Telephone Service for the Hearing Impaired:  800-829-4059

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Additional New York State contact information

Website:  www.tax.ny.gov
Tax Forms:  518-457-5431 
Refund Status:  518-457-5149
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Tax Tables

2018 Federal Tax Table

2018 New York State Tax Table


Local Filing Assistance

Alternatives Federal Credit Union's Free Tax Preparation Program If you earn less than $55,000, Alternatives Federal Credit Union can prepare your Federal and New York State Income Tax Returns.  To determine if you qualify, visit Alternatives FCU's eligibility webpage

To make an appointment:  If you live in Tompkins or Cortland Counties, call 2-1-1 Monday–Friday 9:00am–5:00pm. If you live outside those counties, call toll free at (877) 211-8667.  2-1-1 workers will walk you through the requirements and what documents you need. Then, they will make an appointment for you. This service is completely free as long as your income is $55,000 or less.

If you are comfortable working with tax software and want to try filing on your own, or if Alternatives FCU has referred you here in the past, you can use their Facilitated Self Assistance partner at myfreetaxes.com. Your federal and state returns will be free as long as your income is $66,000 or less. Links to this site will also be available during the normal Free Tax Preparation Program hours at Alternatives, so you can use AFCU's equipment and get help with any questions you might have.

NOTE: If you are self-employed (Sch. C or received a 1099-MISC), please fill out Alternatives FCU's self-employed worksheet before calling 2-1-1 to schedule your appointment.

For general information, please call Alternatives FCU 607-273-4611.

Free Tax Preparation Sites - Tompkins County Public Library will be a site this year, please see below for dates and times.

Main location — Alternatives Federal Credit Union
When: January 15 - April 13, 2019
Times: Tuesdays: 10:00am - 1:00pm, and 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturdays: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Click here for site flyer

Tompkins County Public Library: 101 E. Green St.
When: February 1 - April 12, 2019
Times: Fridays 10:00am - 2:00pm

Danby Town Hall: 1830 Danby Rd., Ithaca, NY
Stay tuned for dates and times!

West Danby Fire Hall: Sylvan Lane, Spencer, NY
Stay tuned for dates and times!

Dryden United Methodist Church: 2 North St. (Corner Rts. 38 & 13)
When: January 26; February 16, 23; March 9, 23, 30
Times: Saturdays 10:00am - 2:00pm
Click here for site flyer

Brooktondale Community Center: 524 Valley Rd.
When: February 4, 18; March 4, 18; April 1
Times: Mondays 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Click here for site flyer

Groton TCA Head Start and Community Cafe: 110 Sykes St.
When: January 3; February 14, 28; March 14, 28; April 11
Times: Thursdays 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Click here for site flyer

Newfield High School: 247 Main St. 
When: January 24; February 7, 21; March 7, 21; April 4
Times: Thursdays 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Click here for site flyer

For dates and times, see cortlandfreetaxes.org

  • Access to Independence in Cortland
  • United Presbyterian Church in Cortland
  • YWCA in Cortland
  • Cortland Free Library
  • Cortland-Chenango Rural Services
  • Cortland Works Career Center
  • Truxton Town Hall


Lifelong Learning's Free Tax Preparation 2019Lifelong Learning will be holding free tax clinics weekly, between January 31st and April 13th.  These tax clinics are open to the following:

  • All seniors age 60+ (with spouses of any age)  
  • All individuals with disabilities
  • All individuals with incomes below $32,000
  • All families with incomes below $55,000

Returns are prepared by IRS trained and certified volunteers, and  some complex returns may not qualify.  To schedule an appointment, call the following numbers Monday through Friday, between 9:00am and 3:00pm:  for an appointment at Lifelong Learning call 607-262-4136, for an appointment in Trumansburg call 607-882-0070.

Lifelong's free tax clinics will take place on Thursdays from 9:00am to 4:30pm, and Fridays & Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm, by appointment only.

119 West Court St.
Ithaca, NY 14850