2019 Income Tax Information
2019 Income Tax Forms and Instruction Booklets Available at Tompkins County Public Library
The following forms and booklets are now available at TCPL, and are located at our Copy Center:
The following forms and booklets are now available at TCPL, and are located at our Copy Center.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-272-4556.
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
Tax or Refund Information: 800-829-1040
TTY/TDD Telephone Service for the Hearing Impaired: 800-829-4059
Additional New York State contact information
Local Filing Assistance
Alternatives Federal Credit Union's Free Tax Preparation Program: If you earn less than $57,000, 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 $57,000 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 at 607-273-4611.
Tompkins County locations:
- Alternatives Federal Credit Union, 125 N. Fulton St., Ithaca, NY
- Tompkins County Public Library: 101 E. Green St., Ithaca, NY - Click here for TCPL's workshop schedule.
- Danby Town Hall: 1830 Danby Rd., Ithaca, NY
- Dryden United Methodist Church: 2 North St. (Corner Rts. 38 & 13)
- Brooktondale Community Center: 524 Valley Rd.
- Groton TCA Head Start and Community Cafe: 110 Sykes St.
- Newfield High School: 247 Main St.
Cortland County locations:
For more information, 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's Free Tax Preparation 2020: Lifelong will be holding free tax clinics weekly, between January 30th and April 11th. 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 $34,000
- All families with incomes below $56,000
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 call 607-262-0874, for an appointment in Trumansburg call 607-262-2605.
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. Free tax clinics in Trumansburg will be on Wednesdays, from 9:00am to 1:30pm, between February 5th and April 15th, also by appointment only.
Lifelong will also be providing an opportunity for local residents to prepare their own income tax returns this year, regardless of age or income. Free tax preparation software and some assistance from IRS trained and certified volunteers will be available on site. Call 607-273-1511 ext. 224 for more information about this service.
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