Federal and State Tax Assistance

Local Tax Preparation Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
*Iowa City Public Library 319.356.5200
Saturdays, 11AM-5PM, Jan 26-Mar 9 & Mar 30-Apr 6
Sundays, 12:30PM-4PM, Jan 27-Mar 10 & Mar 31-Apr
Monday, April 8, 5PM-8PM
Tuesday, April 9, 5PM-8PM
Wednesday, April 10, 5PM-8PM

AARP Tax-Aide
*Cedar Rapids Public Library, Downtown 319.739.4211
By Appointment Only, 9:30AM-3PM, Mon-Wed, Feb 4-Apr 10

VITA Volunteer Tax Assistance – Drop Off
New this year, the VITA program will provide locations for taxpayers to drop off their materials and two weeks later pick up their returns to be signed and filed. Taxpayers wishing to use this service must bring ALL their tax documentation to the drop off site. Drop offs will be accepted from January 30 through March 22, 2019.
*Cedar Rapids Public Library, Ladd Library

Tuesday and Thursday, 1PM-6PM
*Linn Area Credit Union (3375 7th Ave. Marion)
Tuesday and Thursday, 10AM-2PM
–Valid photo ID for taxpayer and spouse, if applicable
–Social Security cards or ITIN cards for all persons on return
–W2 forms for all employment during 2017
–Pension and IRA distribution statements
–Interest and dividend statements
–Gambling winning documents
–Forms 1095-A, B or C relating to Affordable Care Health Insurance
–All 1099 forms received, including social security, unemployment, disability and 1099-Misc statements
–Education expense receipts and Form 1098T
–Childcare receipts, along with provider’s social security number / employer identification number
–Any other itemized deduction items (ex. charitable donations, medical expenses receipts, mortgage statement)
–Copy of last year’s tax return
–Bank routing number and account number for direct deposit

Federal Taxes

File Federal Taxes Online
Order Forms through the mail: 1-800-829-3676
Federal Tax Assistance Hotline: 1-800-829-1040, Mon – Fri 7 am – 7 pm
Online Tax Help and Resources

State of Iowa Taxes

File State of Iowa Taxes Online
Order Forms through the mail: 1-800-532-1531
State Tax Assistance Hotline: 1-800-367-3388, Mon – Fri 8 am – 4:15 pm
Online Tax Help and Resources Email: idr@iowa.gov

Get forms online:

Click here for basic tax information