Tax Information 

Tacoma Public Library will have IRS Form 1040 and instruction booklets, and other tax forms, opens a new window available for printing on-demand. You can pick up these forms during TPL To Go hours. The IRS starts accepting filed returns Friday, Feb. 12. 

Here's what to do:

  • Call your local library and select option 2 for TPL To Go.
  • Tell the staff member on the line your name and which tax forms you would like to pick up
  • Arrive at TPL To Go. Call the phone number listed on the sign and let them know you have arrived to pick up your tax forms.

Free tax assistance is available through the following community organizations. Due to COVID 19 there will not be any drop in service. Please contact the organization for further details.

AARP Tax Aide
Website: Free Tax Preparation from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, opens a new window
Flyer: Free Tax Prep - Pierce County, opens a new window
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and remote tax assistance free of charge to anyone, with a special focus on taxpayers who are 50 or older or who have low to moderate income.

Associated Ministries
Website: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - Associated Ministries, opens a new window
The VITA program serves moderate- and low-income households up to $66,000 per year. Due to COVID-19, the 2020-2021 VITA season will primarily be virtual. Stay tuned for more information about how to make an appointment with a tax preparer!

Goodwill and VITA
253-573-6750 (phone assistance)
Website:, opens a new window
Flyer: Tax Flyer 2021, opens a new window
Goodwill’s Free VITA tax service starts Feb. 1st. Free for households with an annual income under $57,000 with some exceptions. Visit the website for full details.

MyFreeTaxes from United Way
Website: MyFreeTaxes, opens a new window
Sign up now to receive an email to access this free tax filing service when the new tax season begins.

To speak with someone from the IRS, contact the Tacoma office at (253) 428-3518 or (844) 545-5640. Visit their website to make an appointment:, opens a new window