Tax Information

AARP Tax Help 2022


The 2022 Tax Help program has concluded. Many thanks to our AARP volunteers! See you next year!

AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program is the largest free, volunteer-based tax assistance and preparation program in the U.S.

Though aimed at people 50 and older and those who have low to moderate incomes, this tax counseling is open to anyone free of charge. You don’t need to be an AARP member to take advantage of Tax-Aide’s knowledgeable volunteers.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, tax counseling will not be done in person.

Walk-ins are not allowed.

If you have a question regarding a previously made appointment, call (309) 497-2131 or (309) 497-2137 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays. Messages will not be taken.

Library staff cannot make appointments.

Can’t get an appointment? You may still be able to get help.
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for individuals making $58,000 a year or less, people 60 years of age or older, individuals with disabilities, and taxpayers with limited English-speaking skills.
You can also search the Illinois Department of Revenue website — tax.illinois.gov. — or call IDOR’s Taxpayer Assistance Division at 800-732-8866.
Finally, in person help is available at any of IDOR’s offices located in Chicago, Des Plaines, Fairview Heights, Marion, Rockford, and Springfield to receive assistance. Staff at these locations can help with any ILLINOIS state income tax filing inquiries and are available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Federal Tax Forms


Basic 1040 forms and a limited number of instruction booklets are available at all Peoria Public Library locations. Call your branch to check on availability.

Obtain instructions through:


www.irs.gov/forms – to view and download


www.irs.gov/orderforms – to order tax products to be delivered to you by mail


1-800-829-3676 – to order tax products to be delivered by mail.

Illinois Tax Forms


The State of Illinois is only providing IL 1040 forms and instructions.


Associated schedules will need to be printed from the website www.tax.illinois.gov