Tax Preparation Help

2019 Tax Help Information

Location:

Main Library Main Library

520 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
218-730-4200

Dates:

Saturday, February 2, 2019, to Saturday, April 6, 2019

There will be no tax help on the following dates:

  • Monday, February 18
  • Saturday, March 9 through Saturday, March 16
  • After April 6, 2019

Times:

Mondays:

2:00 - 7:00 pm


Saturdays:

10:15 am - 3:30 pm

Details:

Who can use this service?

Help is available to households with incomes under $54,000.

What do I need to bring?

  1. Social Security numbers for everyone listed on the tax return (including children)
  2. Birth dates of everyone listed on the tax return
  3. Photo I.D.
  4. Last year's tax return
  5. W-2 forms, 1099 forms and any other taxable and nontaxable income statements or forms
  6. Receipts for charitable donations
  7. Property taxes paid in 2018 on your home
  8. Form 1095-A (if you received one Daycare expenses (include provider's name, address and tax ID or Social Security number)
  9. Receipts for purchase of school-related material for K-12 students
  10. Form 1098-T for college, technical college or other post-secondary schools
  11. Form 1098-E if interest was paid on a student loan
  12. Bank account number for direct deposit proof refund
  13. RENTERS: Form CRP from your landlord
  14. HOMEOWNERS: 2018 property tax bill

Who do I contact about this service?

Visit the VITA Program site or call the UMD Accounting Department Office at 726-7966 for more information about tax help preparation.

Where can I get tax forms?

The library no longer keeps copies of tax forms, but they may be printed ( up to 10 pages without charge) at the Main and branch libraries. Copies of federal instructions can be found online or you can request copies by mail. Minnesota state tax forms and instructions can be found at the Department of Revenue website

Can I file my own taxes for free?

Yes, you can! If your annual income is less than $66,000 a year, you can file your taxes for free using MyFreeTaxes.com. Brought to you by H&R Block and United Way. 

 


Additional Tax Preparation Help Sites:

UMD

Location:

1318 Kirby Drive
Labovitz School of Business & Economics
Rooms LSBE 134 & 144

Dates:

Saturday, February 2, 2019- Saturday, April 6, 2019
Closed for UMD’s Spring Break, March 9, 2019- March 16, 2019

Times:

Wednesdays, 2:00 pm -7:30 pm

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Details:

For more information, call 726-6779 or email umdvita@d.umn.edu

 

Community Action Duluth

Community Action Duluth is providing tax help Saturday, January 28, 2019 - Monday, April 15, 2019:

Location:

2424 West 5th Street, Suite 102

Dates:

Saturday, January 28, 2019 - Monday, April 15, 2019

Hours:

Mondays & Tuesdays, doors open at 4:30 pm
Saturdays, doors open at 8:45 am


Details:

Walk-ins only; no appointment necessary. Check the CAD Facebook page for up-to-date information. Call 218-726-1665, ext. 225 if you have questions.

Others

The Duluth IRS office offers taxpayer assistance during the tax season.


Please note: Library staff are not trained to help with tax questions.
Please contact the IRS or the Minnesota Department of Revenue for professional tax help.

 

Federal and State Offices

IRS - Duluth Office
515 W. 1st St., Federal Bldg. Room 105
Duluth, MN 55802

 Tax Information:
800-829-1040

Forms & Publications:
800-829-3676

Recorded Tax & Refund Information:
800-829-4477

No state return preparation

2017 Tax Season Hours: 
M-F: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Forms available in lobby.
Web site: www.irs.gov


Minnesota Department of Revenue
600 N. Robert St.
St. Paul, MN 55101

For questions about individual income tax, please contact:
     email:  indinctax@state.mn.us
     or call: 651-296-3781   or   800-652-9094
     TTY:  Call 711 for Minnesota Relay
Phone Assistance Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Web site: http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/

Mail questions to:
     Minnesota Department of Revenue
     Mail Station 5510
     St. Paul, MN 55146

Mail tax returns to:
     Minnesota Individual Income Tax
     St. Paul, MN 55145-0010