Taxes - Information and Form Resources

The Denver Public Library does not carry state or federal tax forms. Library staff members do not provide tax advice. Tax forms may be printed from the web or requested by phone at the numbers noted below. Note that tax help sites may require an appointment.


What to expect and how to prepare for this year's tax season

Report Phishing and Online Scams
The IRS doesn't initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or social media channels to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts.

Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments
Federal income tax site

El IRS en español
Información general acerca de los impuestos de los Estados Unidos

Colorado Department of Revenue - Taxation 
Colorado state tax site, including information on 2023 Tabor Refund 

Filing and Tax Help

DPL Free Guided Do-It-Yourself Virtual and In-Person Tax Assistance
Save time and money by attending a free guided virtual or in-person Do-It-Yourself tax session where an IRS-certified staff (bilingual staff available at designated locations) volunteer can help you complete your taxes online in a secure environment.

Free File Federal Returns
The IRS has a partnership agreement with various tax preparers to offer free e-filing of federal/state returns for qualified low-to-moderate income taxpayers. In addition, all taxpayers are eligible to use Free File fillable forms, which are online versions of paper forms designed for people comfortable preparing their own tax returns.

E-file Colorado taxes with Revenue Online
File state taxes online through Colorado Department of Revenue

Where to File - Addresses to Mail Federal Forms 
Where to file federal forms: addresses for Individual Taxpayers in Colorado. IRS Website.

Get Ahead Colorado from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
Learn about the Child Tax Credit (CTC), the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and other tax information.  Use Get Help to search free tax help sites statewide.

Get Your Refund
Free online tax filing with trained, IRS-certified volunteers and assistance with getting missing stimulus checks.  Call the United Way's 211 Economic Impact Payment Helpline with questions at 844-322-3639. Español

Tax Help Colorado from Mile High United Way
Find a free tax assistance site near you where trained tax preparers will file your taxes electronically at no cost, if you meet lower income eligibility.

Denver Asset Building Coalition (DABC) Free Tax Prep Services 
DABC Tax Preparation Sites prepare basic federal and State of Colorado income tax returns free of charge for individuals of lower income.  See What to Bring for more details.

AARP Tax-Aide
Search for sites to get free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 50 and older.

Centro San Juan Diego Free Tax Preparation English and Spanish
No appointment needed, first come, first served

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers
The IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals.

Forms and Instructions

IRS Forms 
Download federal forms and publications.

IRS Form 1095-B Information
You may have an IRS form related to your health insurance coverage. Find out more about it here.

Colorado Forms 
Download Colorado tax forms and publications.

Tax Forms for States other than Colorado

To Obtain Forms by Telephone

Federal: 800-829-3676 to reach the Internal Revenue Service Forms Distribution Center for automated telephone ordering service.
State: 303-238-7378 Taxpayer Helpline for automated telephone ordering service. Press "0" for a customer service representative. This service has all state tax forms. Call early in day for shortest wait time.

Phone Numbers

  • 1-800-829-1040 IRS Tax Help Line for Individuals and Joint Filers (English and Spanish)
  • 1-833-553-9895 IRS Tax Help Line for Individuals and Joint Filers (All Other Languages)
  • 1-800-829-4059 IRS Tax Help Line TTY/TDD
  • 1-800-TAX-FORM (829-3676) IRS Forms and Publications Ordering
  • 1-800-829-1954 IRS Refund Hotline 
  • 1-800-829-4933 IRS Tax Help Line for Business Filers


  • 303-238-7378 - Colorado Tax Forms, Telefile and refund information



Checkoff Colorado
Learn about making voluntary contributions to your favorite charitable organizations when you file your state income tax return.

City of Denver Treasury Division 
Denver Department of Finance Treasury Division web page with information about property taxes and business taxes

Denver Property Tax Relief Program
Information on eligibility and rules

IRS Tax Exempt Organization Search
Find out if donations to an organization can be deducted as charitable contributions.

Tax History Project
The Tax History Project was established by Tax Analysts in 1995 to provide scholars, policymakers, students, the media, and citizens with information about the history of American taxation. The project pursues its mission through a program of web-based documentary publication and original historical research.