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Tax Help

Local Tax Preparation Assistance

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide February 5 through April 16, by appointment only, call 2-1-1 (or 319-739-4211 or 1-866-469-2211) to schedule; located at the Downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday-Wednesday; free tax preparation help to anyone. If you’re 50 and older and can’t afford a tax preparation service, they are especially for you!

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) By appointment only, call 2-1-1 (or 319-739-4211 or 1-866-469-2211) to schedule; VITA is an IRS program designed to help low- and moderate-income taxpayers complete their annual tax returns at no cost. 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 23, 2018 at the Ladd Library Tuedays and Thursdays from 1-5 pm. More information on the VITA Program and Drop Off Information can be found here: https://www.uweci.org/what-we-do/our-impact/vita/.

Federal and State Tax Assistance

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

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Click here for basic tax information