Tax Preparation Help at the Library
Volunteers from UMD will be at the Main Library in the Gold Room (Michigan Street level) beginning Saturday, February 7, 2015. Their schedule will be:
Mondays: 2 - 7 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 4 pm Volunteers will not be here on these dates:
Monday, February 16 - Library Closed
Saturday, March 14
Monday, March 16
Saturday, March 21
The last day the volunteers will be here is Monday, April 6
Bring the following materials to your tax help session:
- Social Security numbers for everyone listed on the tax return (including children)
- Birth dates of everyone listed on the tax return
- Photo I.D.
- Last year's tax return
- W-2 forms, 1099 forms and any other taxable and nontaxable income statements or forms
- Receipts for charitable donations
- Property taxes paid in 2014 on your home
- Form 1095-A (if you received one
- Daycare expenses (include provider's name, address and tax ID or Social Security number)
- Receipts for purchase of school-related material for K-12 students
- Form 1098-T for college, technical college or other post-secondary schools
- Form 1098-E if interest was paid on a student loan
- Bank account number for direct deposit oof refund
- RENTERS: Form CRP from your landlord
- HOMEOWNERS: 2015 property tax bill
For questions or information regarding the volunteer tax help, please go to https://lsbe.d.umn.edu/accounting/vita.php or call the UMD Accounting Department Office: 726-7966.
Additional Tax Preparation Help Sites:
UMD volunteers will be also be available Feb. 7 - April 8 in:
Rooms LSBE 134 & 144
Labovitz School of Business & Economics
1318 Kirby Drive
Wednesdays 2 - 8 pm
Saturdays 10 am - 8 pm
Note: volunteers will not be at this site on these dates:
February 25, 28
March 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
Community Action Duluth is providing tax help beginning January 27:
Community Action Duluth main office
2424 W. 5th St., Ste. 102
Mondays & Tuesdays beginning at 4:30 pm
Saturdays beginning at 8:45 am
Walk-ins only. Call 218-726-1665 for more information
Extra Wednesday clinics, beginning at 4:30 pm:
January 28 and April 15
Additional tax help locations and times:
CHUM East Food Shelf
125 N. 1st Ave. W.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 am - 3 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-720-6521.
Gloria Dei Church
219 N. 6th Ave. E.
Wednesdays noon - 5 pm
Duluth Ecumen Lakeshore
4002 London Rd.
Mondays 9 am - noon
Lincoln Park Center
2014 W. 3rd St.
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments only. Call 218-722-4107.
Rainbow Senior Center
211 N. 3rd Ave. E.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9 am - noon;
Thursdays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-727-8147.
West Duluth American Legion
5814 Grand Ave.
Thursdays 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sign-up sheet on door
Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St.
Fridays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-879-7986.
Proctor Area Community Center
100 Pionk Dr.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-628-6293.
Superior Public Library
1530 Tower Ave.
Mondays & Thursdays noon - 4 pm
More tax help websites
PLEASE NOTE: Library staff are not trained to help with tax questions.
Please contact the IRS or the Minnesota Department of Revenue for help from the experts.
You may be able to file your taxes online for free if your household has a combined income of $60,000 or less in 2014.
Follow the steps here: MyFreeTaxes.com. You will connect to the main site where you can file both state and federal taxes for free, using software from H&R Block.
Once you've filed your state and federal taxes, you may file for the Minnesota Property Tax refund.
Free online tax filing is made possible by a grant to Community Action Duluth.
The Main Library will have some tax forms, instructions and publications. All available forms and instructions will be found on the Tax Shelf on the top floor near the copy machines, not in the Michigan Street lobby as in previous years.
For additional forms:
- there is a dedicated tax-form computer in the top floor Reference & Information area. You may print 10 pages for free; ask library staff for help.
- check the IRS Office lobby in the Civic Center Federal Building for forms
- IRS - Forms and Publications
- call 1-800-taxforms
The Mt. Royal and West Duluth Branch Libraries have the basic forms & instructions.
Federal and State Offices
Internal Revenue Service - Duluth Regional Office
515 W. 1st St., Federal Bldg. - Room 105
Duluth, MN 55802
(218-626-1624 Press 1 for Duluth. There is no live telephone assistance.)
Tax Information: 800-829-1040; Forms & Publications: 800-829-3676
Recorded Tax & Refund Information: 800-829-4477
No state return preparation
2015 Tax Season Hours:
Monday through Friday - 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:
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: www.taxes.state.mn.us/taxes/
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