Tax Forms and Information

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Where can you get tax forms & information?


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

Web Site: (forms, instructions, publications – all available online)


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:

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.