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Tax Season

 

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library will not host a tax filing assistance program for the 2018 filing year. Click the FREE TAX FILING ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS heading below for a list of organizations that will provide assistance.

The library has received the 1040 tax forms and instructions. Libraries will not receive any 2018 Pennsylvania State tax forms. Click the TAX FORM INFORMATION heading below for the websites and locations providing forms.

FREE TAX FILING ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS

The following free income tax filing services are provided to members of the community. Be mindful that some organizations require certain qualifications in order to provide assistance.

AARP Tax Aide

AARP offers free income tax filing services at several locations. Please contact the location before planning your visit because appointment availability may be limited.

Click this link to find locations nearest to you: https://secure.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action

Campaign for Working Families

Free tax filing services are available for families with a household income of $55,000 or less.

Their two local sites this year are:

139 West Main Street Suite 2
Norristown, PA 19401
Wed. & Thu. 10am-5pm; Sat 9am-3pm

Montgomery County Community College
(For Students and Staff Only)
340 DeKalb Pike
College Hall Building
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Mon 4pm-6pm; Tues 5pm-7pm

If you are looking for other locations or more information, you can contact Campaign for Working Families at:

1415 N Broad Street, Suite 221-A
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 454-6483
taxvolunteer@cwfphilly.org

Additional VITA Service Locations

This brochure provides the locations for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services:

https://www.unitedforimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CWF-Postcards2018-PA-folded-1.pdf

Norristown CADCOM

CADCOM offers tax filing assistance for people with limited resources. For more information, follow this link:

http://www.cadcom.org/Programs-Services/Program-Service-Category/Service-Detail/43/catid–21/serviceid–59/

You can schedule an appointment with CADCOM by calling (610) 277-6363 ext. 115

CADCOM Main Office
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Email: info@cadcom.org
Phone: 610-277-6363
Fax: 610-277-7399

TAX FORM INFORMATION

Federal Taxes:

There are no 1040A or 1040EZ forms for 2018 due to changes in tax laws. The 1040 is now the basic tax form.

We have the booklets for the 1040 form with included schedules 1-6. We also have the 1040 instructions.

The IRS website has printable tax forms. It also has helpful tips and guides to assist in filling out the forms. https://www.irs.gov/

The local IRS office is located at:

601 S. Henderson Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19046
(844) 545-5640

Please call ahead because the office is affected by the government shutdown.

State Taxes:

The PA Department of revenue is no longer distributing any PA tax forms to libraries. This includes the PA Rent Rebate forms. Forms will be eventually posted on the Department of Revenue’s website. https://www.revenue.pa.gov/FormsandPublications/Pages/default.aspx

The Department of Revenue office will provide state tax forms in its lobby. The Department of Revenue office nearest to the library is:

Second Floor
Stony Creek Office Complex
151 W. Marshall St.
Norristown, PA 19401
(610) 270-1780
Monday-Friday 8:30AM- 5:00PM for taxpayer assistance.

Representative Matt Bradford’s office will be printing out PA tax forms upon request at their locations:

Representative Matt Bradford’s Norristown Office
750 E. Johnson Highway
Norristown, PA 19401
(610) 270-1150

Representative Matt Bradford’s Cedars Office
2000 Bustard Road, Suite 6
P.O. Box 118
Cedars, PA 19423
(610) 222-3490