Tax Time: Tools for Filing

image of tax forms with calculator and US Capitol buildingAs always, Cedar Mill Libraries staff are ready to help you find the tax publications you need. Here are some useful links to get a jump on tax prep:

WCCLS Tax Help

Services available at Cedar Mill and Bethany Libraries:

  • Online access to forms and publications from any public computer in the library. Look for the “Tax Help” link.
  • Printing for 10 cents per page. Deposit funds to your library card account at the Self Service station, or pay at the service desk nearest the printer.
  • Circulating copies of 1040/1040A Instruction booklets Look for them on the Bestseller shelves at the library.

Be ready to file! Recent changes in IRS rules may affect you.

Find out how at http://irs.gov/GetReady. Highlights in IRS policy changes include:

Taxes and Identity Theft: File Early, and Check Your Earning Records You can do two things right now to lower your risk of fraud:

  • Don’t wait until April to file: File now with E-File.
  • Check your Social Security Statement on a yearly basis to confirm that all your income is correctly reported. Sometimes the first sign of identity theft is reported income that you did not earn. https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/

Taxpayer Advocate Service: http://www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/get-help/identity-theft

IRS Identity Protection: https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Identity-Protection

January 26, 2017|Categories: Bethany, Find It, Library News|

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