Tax Information

Tax Information

VITA Tax Preparation Appointments at APL

The Ames Public Library is hosting VITA tax preparation appointments this tax season.

Tax appointments can be made:

Additional Information:

  • The current maximum income limit for VITA is $64,000.
  • Appointments will be held in-person.
  • International students should make appointments at Iowa State University.

For more information on what to bring to your tax appointment you can visit:

This service is provided in partnership with United Way of Story County, Iowa State University, and Ames Public Library.

IRS Free File

File your taxes online for free with the IRS e-file program:

Iowa Tax Forms

Your options for ordering forms include:

For more information call: (515) 281-3114 or 1-800-367-3388

Available at the Library

The following 2023 Iowa Tax Forms are available in the Library's lobby:

  • 2023 Iowa 1040 Form 
  • 2023 Iowa County School District Numbers & Surtax Rates

Federal Tax Forms

Your options for ordering forms include:

  • Online federal tax forms and instructions:
  • IRS forms orders by phone:  1-800-829-3676 (1-800-TAX-FORM)

For more information call: 1-800-829-1040 (1-800-TAX-1040)

Available at the Library

The following 2023 Federal Tax Forms/Instructions are available in the Library's lobby:

  • 2023 Federal 1040 
  • 2023 Federal 1040 SR 
  • 2023 Federal 1040 (SP) [Spanish language] 
  • 2023 Federal 1040 SR (SP) [Spanish language] 
  • 2023 Federal 1040 Instructions 
  • 2023 Federal 1040 Instructions [Spanish language] 
  • 2023 Federal 1040 Schedule 8812
  • 2023 Federal 1040 Schedule 1, 2, and 3
  • 2023 Federal 1040 Schedule A, B, C, D, E, F, R, and SE 
  • 2023 Federal 1040-V 
  • 2023 Federal Form 4868

Free Tax Resources

AARP Tax Preparation Resources

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief