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    Tax Forms and Information

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    Where can you get tax forms & information?

    Federal

    Order Forms: 1-800-829-3676 (1-800-TAX-FORM)
    Information: 1-800-829-1040 (1-800-TAX-1040)

    Web Site: www.irs.gov (forms, instructions, publications – all available online)

    State

    Individual income tax - electronic filing options

    90% of Iowans filed their income tax return electronically last year! E-Filing is fast, safe, and easy!

    Hoover Building, 1305 E. Walnut in Des Moines, Fourth Floor

    Order Forms: 515-281-7239 or 1-800-532-1531 (Iowa only)

    Information: 281-3114 or 1-800-367-3388

    Web Site: https://tax.iowa.gov

    Tax Help

    VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
    Polk County River Place
    2309 Euclid Ave., Room 3A 
    Mon. 9-1, Tues. 5-7, Weds. 9-1, Thurs. 5-7 Sat. 9-1
    Opens January 22

    Do I qualify?

    • Individuals or families with a combined income under $58,000 in 2018 may qualify.

     What you'll need

    • Proof of identification
    • Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
    • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
    • Current year’s tax package if you received one
    • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
    • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
    • A copy of last year’s Federal and State returns
    • Bank Routing Numbers and Account Numbers for Direct Deposit. Blank check or deposit slip required.
    • Total paid for day care provider and the day care provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security Number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number)
    • To file taxes electronically on a married filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.