Internal Revenue Service (IRS), opens a new window
The IRS official site has information on filing federal taxes and quick links for common needs including forms and instructions, opens a new window. The site is available in Arabic, Spanish, Russian and other languages. For telephone assistance call 1-800-829-1040.
Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments, opens a new window
Federal tax help for taxpayers, businesses, tax-exempt organizations and others—including health plans—affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Colorado Department of Revenue, opens a new window
The Colorado tax site has links to state forms along with information on filing, paying and receiving refunds. You can reach the Colorado Taxpayer Helpline at 303-238-7378.
Tax Preparation Help
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide in 2023, opens a new window
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation help to moderate-low income taxpayers, especially those 60 and older. Offering appointments at Southglenn Library and other locations. Schedules open on a rolling basis with appointments available up to two weeks in advance. Register for an available appointment, opens a new window.
- Changes to Federal Tax Law for 2023. Tax credits from the pandemic years are expiring and some will see reduced refunds as the tax law reverts for Earned Income Credit, Child Credit, Child Care Credit.
- Changes to Colorado Tax Law for 2023 will benefit many full-time residents over 65.
Colorado Taxpayer Service Centers, opens a new window
Taxpayer Service Centers are open for in-person visits with masks required. Schedule an in-person appointment online for a center near you.
Tax Help Colorado, opens a new window
Tax Help Colorado offers free tax preparation assistance in English and Spanish for qualified individuals and families. Visit the website to find a location and book an appointment near you.
Colorado VITA , opens a new window
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) and TCE (Tax Counseling for the Elderly) offer FREE preparation and e-filing of Federal and Colorado State income taxes for low-income taxpayers and the elderly. Visit the website for a list of locations and what to expect.
My Free Taxes, opens a new window
Qualified taxpayers can prepare their own simple returns online for FREE with telephone and chat support from trained volunteers from United Way.
IRS Free File, opens a new window
The IRS offers free e-filing of federal returns for taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes under $72,000. The Free File fillable forms are available to all taxpayers regardless of income for use in lieu of paper forms.
Tax Forms in the Libraries
Arapahoe Libraries receives limited quantities of paper tax forms available inside the libraries. Forms and instructions can also be printed from public computers. Library staff are unable to offer tax advice.