It’s Tax Season!

Tax time is here again and the Palo Alto City Library is here to help you locate the information you need to file!

Free Library Events

The remaining tax dates at the Library have been cancelled, due to the Library's closure. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check the 2020 Tax Preparation Site for other locations providing this free service. 

IRS-certified volunteers will provide free basic 2019 income tax return preparation to qualified individuals who earned $56,000 or less. For more details, including what to bring, check the library events

Find out more about this FREE service, including additional tax sites, at Earn It! Keep It! Save It! (EKS).

Tax Forms & Filing Information

Tax Forms

The Palo Alto City Library does not provide tax forms. Please use the following links to find your forms: 

File Returns

Follow these links to find out which address to use to file forms: Federal or CA State.

Get Help

State assistance

Live telephone assistance: (800) 852-5711
Automated telephone assistance: (800) 338-0505  

Closest California State Franchise Tax Board Office:

121 Spear Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94105-1584
 phone: (800) 852-5711 

Federal assistance

Live telephone assistance: (800) 829-1040  

Closest IRS Office:

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

NOTE:  Library staff can help you locate information, but cannot provide assistance with filling out forms or help determine which forms are right for you.  

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