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Tax Time is Here Again

The Palo Alto Library does not carry paper forms at any location.
These links should prove useful in getting your taxes completed.


IRS 2016 Individual Income Tax Return instruction booklets are also available as eBooks in our enki library eBook collection. 
These are “always-available” for library cardholders to access & download simultaneously. 


What address to use to file forms:
Federal or CA State.


State assistance, local offices
Live telephone assistance: (800) 852-5711
Automated telephone assistance: (800) 338-0505

Closest California State Franchise Tax Board Office:
San Francisco

             121 Spear Street, Suite 400
             San Francisco, CA 94105-1584

phone: (800) 852-5711

Federal assistance, local offices
Live telephone assistance: (800) 829-1040

Closest IRS Office:

San Jose

55 S. Market Street, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95113
phone: (408) 283-1569

  We can help you locate information, but we can't provide assistance with filling out forms or help determine which forms are right for you.  

Free VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) @ Mitchell Park Library:

IRS certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation (for 2016) to qualified individuals.
Get more information.

Useful books on tax preparation are located in the library's non-fiction book collections under 343.7305

If you have any further questions,
contact us. 

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Last Updated February 3, 2017