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Tax Season

 

Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library will not host a tax filing assistance program for the 2019 filing year. Click the FREE TAX FILING ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS tab below for a list of organizations that will provide assistance.

The library has received the 1040 and 1040 SR (seniors) tax forms. Libraries will not receive any 2019 Pennsylvania State tax forms including the PA Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms. Click the TAX FORM INFORMATION tab for the websites and locations providing forms.

FREE TAX FILING ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS

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

AARP Tax Aide
This year AARP’s free tax filing service will be located at the Upper Merion Township Library every Friday from February 8th through to April 12th between the hours of 9AM to 2PM. Reservations have already begun.

To schedule an appointment with the AARP volunteers, please call 610-265-4805 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9AM and 5PM. Outside of those times, names will be taken but no appointments scheduled.

Upper Merion Township Library
175 W Valley Forge Rd,
King of Prussia, PA 19406
610-265-2600

Additional AARP locations may be found at the following site. Be mindful that these locations may be out of date. So please call ahead to verify the service and schedule an appointment.
https://secure.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action

Campaign for Working Families
Tax filing services are available, for free, for families with a household income of $55,000 or less. Sites open in Pennsylvania on January 21st.

Their locations this year will be at:

CWF Norristown
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-7pm; Tues 5pm-8pm

YW3CA
300 King St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Tues 1pm-4pm
Walk-in appointments only
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

Norristown CADCOM
Due to Coronavirus concerns, CADCOM has suspended tax filing assistance for the time being.
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 by calling 211 or (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:

The library has received the following tax forms for the 2019 fiscal year: 1040 and 1040 SR (Seniors.)

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

The IRS website has available for print 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

State Taxes:

Libraries will not receive any Pennsylvania State tax forms in 2020.

The PA Department of revenue is no longer distributing them to libraries. Forms are posted on the Department of Revenue’s website.
https://www.revenue.pa.gov/FormsandPublications/Pages/default.aspx

The Department of Revenue will provide PA tax forms and Rent Rebate forms in early February. The 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 tax payer assistance.

Representative Matt Bradford’s office will be providing PA tax forms and Rent Rebate forms after January 23rd, 2020:

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