Tax Resources


Tax Forms

Lincoln Library will have the Federal 1040, 1040A & 1040EZ forms and Federal 1040, 1040A & 1040EZ instruction booklets as they become available to the library. PIck them up at the Reference desk on the 2nd floor. We anticipate having State forms as they become available to the library. Please call 217-753-4900 ext. 5630 before you visit the library to determine if the forms you are looking for are available.

Additonal tax forms will be available to print at 25¢ per page. For assistance visit the Reference desk on the 2nd floor or call 217-753-4900 ext. 5630.

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Free Tax Help

AARP Tax-Aide is offering free tax assistance at the following locations for citizens with low to moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. View the complete list of AARP Tax-Aide locations.

ALL appointments to be made through the Sangamon Senior Center of Illinois starting January 15th. Call 528-4035 Ext. 151 and please leave message. Please allow 3 days for a return call.

  • LINCOLN LIBRARY - 326 S. Seventh St. Springfield, IL - Saturdays, February 10th through April 14th from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in Carnegie Room South- Appointment Recommended. Walk-ins accepted, if time allows.

  • SENIOR CENTER - 701 W. Mason, Springfield, IL - Monday and Tuesdays, February 5th through April 10th - Appointment Only. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 

  • UNION BAPTIST CHURCH 1405 E. Monroe, Springfield, IL - Tuesday and Thursdays, February 8th through April 12th - Appointment Recommended. Walk-ins accepted, if time allows. 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 

  • CHATHAM LIBRARY 600 E. Spruce, Chatham, IL - Wednesday and Saturdays, February 1st through April 11th - Appointment Only. 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.  

  • ROCHESTER LIBRARY 1 Community Dr., Rochester, IL - Varying dates: 2/16, 2/22, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, and 4/13 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Appointment Recommended. Walk-ins accepted, if time allows.

Springfield Center for Economic Progress is also offering free tax help for people with lower income levels at several locations through Illinois, including the Family Service Center in Springfield.

  • Family Service Center - 730 E. Vine St. Conference Room, 1st Floor Springfield, IL 62703
    Site Open: January 27th - April 17th
    Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
    Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)

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