Chester County and Henrietta Hankin Branch Libraries provide access to Federal and State tax forms and instructions. Below is a list of available, and soon to be available, forms and instructions at each library.
Forms and Instructions:
Federal Forms - 1040 & 1040 SR
Federal Instructions - 1040 & 1040 SR
IRS Schedules are available to purchase for 10 cents a copy. IRS forms and instructions are also available online at https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions.
Pennsylvania tax forms are also available to purchase at 10 cents a copy. Please note that the state is no longer sending tax forms and instructions to public libraries, but forms and instructions are available online at https://www.revenue.pa.gov/FormsandPublications/Pages/default.aspx.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program:
The Chester County Library & Henrietta Hankin Branch is pleased to announce the AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program available for the 2022 tax year during the months of February, March, and April 2023. The Tax-Aide Program is offering free, confidential services to assist in preparing your Federal and State taxes.
Although originally developed to assist seniors, the program is open to all wage groups with low to moderate income. AARP membership is not required. Federal and State returns are prepared and electronically filed at no charge; however, taxpayers with “complex” returns may be advised to seek professional tax assistance.
Chester County Library
Tax-Aide volunteers are available by appointment, most Mondays starting on February 13th, 2023. Please visit our online event calendar here to sign up. You may also call the Reference Desk at 610-344-5957 to register.
Henrietta Hankin Branch
AARP tax preparers will be at the Henrietta Hankin Branch on Thursdays and Fridays starting on February 9th and continuing through April 14th, 2023. Taxes will be completed in person and registration is required. To make an appointment please visit https://bit.ly/HHB2023TaxApt or call 610-344-4196.
For all appointments please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment time and bring the following documents with you:
Last year’s tax return
Forms W-2Forms 1099 (including SSA, 1099 /1099R /1099INT /1099DIV /1099B)
HSA account info, letters from IRS on advanced payments (CTC, 3rd stimulus payment) if any
Broker statements for sale of property: I.e. stocks, bonds, mutual funds and home.
Dependent care provider information (name, employer, ID, Social Security number)
All receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents
Visit our Tax Section for helpful websites for federal, state, and local tax information. You'll find information on how to order tax forms and publications, find tax help, where to e-file, and how to track your refund.