2022 Tax Filing Season

2022 tax filing season begins on January 24

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

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:

IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (V.I.T.A)
At South End Community Center 

The South End Community offers VITA tax preparation of income taxes for individuals and families who earn less than $58,000 annually. 

Call (203) 377-0689 to schedule an appointment

Free Income Tax Preparation by IRS Trained Volunteers
IRS/AARP Tax-Aide Program
At Baldwin Center

Call (203) 385-4050 to schedule an appointment

Mondays & Tuesdays 8:30 am – 11:30 am

February 1, 2022 – April 12, 2022 (Closed President’s Day: February 21st)

All appointments will take place at The Baldwin Center.

Please pick up and fill out an interview form PRIOR to your appointment. Interview forms will be available for pick up in The Baldwin Center Drop Box, located just to the left of the main entrance.

Arrive only at your appointment time. Early arrivals will not be seen prior to their scheduled appointment. Everyone MUST SIGN IN at The Baldwin Center’s Greeter Desk before proceeding to their appointment, and SIGN OUT prior to departure.

Please bring with you to your appointment:

  • Last year’s tax return (if available)
  • Photo IDs and Social Security Cards for all taxpayers and dependents


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

Additional Information you may need:


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. Field office hours M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm
For Information: 203-384-5818
To Make an Appointment: 844-545-5640

IRS website: www.irs.gov


Connecticut Department of Revenue Services

Please call or e-mail DRS first for assistance. In many cases, a taxpayer’s question can be answered via phone and/or with information available online.  You can also request paper forms.


860-297-5962 (from anywhere);
800-382-9463 (within CT, outside Greater Hartford area only)
860-297-4911 (Hearing Impaired, TDD/TT users only).

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

E-mail: DRS@po.state.ct.us

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

Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday & Saturday 10am - 5pm