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Tax Information



Due to funding cuts at the IRS, the federal government will NOT be sending
tax forms or instruction booklets to libraries

To Order Forms To Be Mailed To Your Home Visit:
IRS Forms & Publications by Mail

To Download & Print Forms
[from your home computer, or the library computer]:
IRS Forms & Publications

You will need to know the specific form numbers and publications that you want as well as making sure that you are obtaining the correct year. (Cost to print is $.10 per page at OCPL locations.)


**Please note: limited copies of some forms may be available.


tax forms

Local Tax Assistance

Federal Forms & Info

NYS Tax Forms & Info

Tax Forms for Other U.S. States

Filing Online

Local Tax Assistance


Tax Resources

AARP Tax-Aide Sites
[This link is only functional from late January-April each year]

AARP's Tax-Aide is a program to provide income tax assistance to older and/or lower income persons. Enter your zip code to find the tax help location nearest you, or call the Central Library at 435-1900 for information on participating libraries and other locations in Onondaga County.

** NOTE **: Searching the AARP site will provide all community locations that offer tax assistance; the list is not limited to OCPL libraries.


Cooperative Federal Credit Union
800 N. Salina St.
Saturday mornings, 9am – 1pm .
No appointments, walk-ins only. 473-0280.


LeMoyne College
Provided by accounting students at the Falcone Library on LeMoyne’s campus
First-come first served basis.
Tuesday evenings from  5pm – 8pm

OCPL Tax-Aide Sites

OCPL locationsoffering tax assistance. Please contact the individual library for appointment times and details.
** NOTE ** This list is only current during the January - April tax season


P.E.A.C.E  Inc.
Appointments for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays in Shoppingtown Mall – Sears wing
Call 634-3756 for an appointment


Event Calendar [Some suburban libraries listed here]

Some OCPL libraries have listed the tax aide appointments on OCPL's Event Calendar.

** NOTE ** Libraries will only be listed during the January - April tax season


Syracuse IRS Office

Offers eight different services to assist with tax preparation and filing.

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Federal Forms & Information

Forms and Publications

Get Forms & Publications By Mail

Which Form—1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ?

IRS Home Page

How to Contact the IRS

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New York State Forms & Information


Forms and Instructions

Which Tax Form to File


NYS Department of Taxation and Finance

How to Contact the NYS Tax Department

Free e-file Information
Links to companies that offer free Internet tax preparation and e-file for eligible New York State taxpayers.


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Other State Tax Forms

Links to State Tax Forms
Links to tax forms for all 50 U.S. states from the Federation of Tax Administrators.

Filing Online


The IRS provides this FreeFile page. Links to a "Help Me Find A Free File Company" option, as well as "I Will Choose A Free File Company" option.

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Last updated: April 9, 2015