2021 Tax Information

2021 tax filing season begins on February 12.

For more information and tips to make tax filing easier click here for IRS info

Available at the Library:

-1040 & 1040SR form booklet
-1040 & 1040SR instruction booklet
-Interview/Intake form for AARP Tax Prep help
If you need additional forms or schedules printed, please call 203-385-4164 or stop by the Reference Desk and we will print what you need. Regular printing fees apply (.15 per page)

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services is NOT providing printed forms or instructions this year.
They encourage everyone to file online at portal.ct.gov/TSC
If you need printed forms or instructions, please call 203-385-4164 or stop by the Reference Desk and we will print what you need. Regular printing fees apply (.15 per page)

Free help in Stratford with your income tax return:

This year, all help is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
To schedule a drop-off appointment: 203-377-0689

AARP TAX-AIDE
This service is for individual taxpayers, especially seniors of moderate income. Taxpayers with extensive business requirements, rental properties, etc cannot be accommodated. (Begins 2/16/21)
Please complete the interview intake form prior to your appointment (available at the Library)

VITA
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) offers free tax preparation services for basic individual returns for individuals and families who earn no more than $57,000 annually.

Drop off location for both AARP Tax-aide and VITA is at South End Community Center 19 Bates St, Stratford, CT

NO WALK-IN HELP

For additional free tax help locations Call 2-1-1, Connecticut’s free information and referral service or https://www.cahs.org/vita.html

Additional Information you may need:

FEDERAL (IRS)

Order Tax Forms & Instructions directly from the IRS: 1-800-829-3676

IRS Live Telephone Assistance for Individuals: 1-800-829-1040

Call the local Bridgeport IRS office for help: 203-384-5818
915 Lafayette Blvd. 06604. Call for information on services & hours. No walk in service available

IRS website: www.irs.gov

CONNECTICUT

CT Tax Forms & Instructions are available at: CT Dept of Revenue Services portal.ct.gov/TSC or call 860-297-5962

Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 10-5
Tuesday & Wednesday 1-8