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Friday, January 31, 2014

Tax Forms Available @ the Library

Tax forms are finally at the library! This year's tax season opened January 31 - ten days later than expected, due to the federal government shutdown in October. But now, the IRS is accepting returns. And now the forms - at least most of them - are available at the library. Fran expects additional forms to trickle in over the next week.

If you can't find a form that you need, ask at the circulation desk. They should have a binder with printable copies of all the forms - which you can get printed out for 15-cents/page. Of course, many of the forms are online, too, so you can print them off from your own computer (

To encourage people to file electronically, the IRS provides free filing software (

New York State tax forms can be found online at Again, they're encouraging people to file electronically and offer free software to people with qualifying incomes

 If you need help with your taxes, the AARP Tax-Aide group is offering free Federal and State tax preparation at the following sites and times in Tioga County. There are no walk-in sites; this year all tax help is by appointment. Make sure you take these documents with you:your 2012 return; W-2, 1099 income information, and your property and school tax receipts.

Where to find tax help:

Apalachin Library                   Monday
719 Main Street                       Call 625-3333 (Librarian)
Owego, NY 13827                   2:30 to 4:30 PM

Owego Countryside              Tuesday and Thursday
Community Center                 Call 687-4120 (Receptionist)
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.            9:30 to 1:30 PM
Owego, NY 13827

United Church of Christ        Wednesday
34 South Main St.                    Call 642-5520 (Secretary)
Newark Valley, NY l3811        By Appointment Only

Waverly Free Library             Tuesday and Thursday
18 Elizabeth Square               Call 565-9341 (Librarian)
Waverly, NY 14892                  11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Coburn Free Library              Tuesday
275 Main Street                        Call 687-3520 (Librarian)
Owego, NY 13827                    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM