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 most tax help sites require an appointment this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

General

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

Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

  • Get My Payment provides a search engine to check the status of Economic Impact Payments.

  • If you didn’t get the full Economic Impact Payment, you may be eligible to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit by filing a 2020 federal income tax return.

IRS.gov
Federal income tax site.

El IRS en español
Información general acerca de los impuestos de los Estados Unidos (General tax information in Spanish).

Colorado Department of Revenue - Taxation
Colorado state tax site.

Filing and Tax Help

Free DIY Virtual Tax Help Sessions
Save time and money by attending a Free virtual DIY tax session where a IRS-certified bilingual volunteer can help you complete your taxes online in a secure online 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 Piton Foundation
Learn if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit and search free tax help sites statewide.

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

Colorado Free Tax Preparation (Tax Help Colorado) from the Piton Foundation.
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.

DABC Free Tax SuperSites 
The DABC Free Tax SuperSites prepares basic federal and State of Colorado income tax returns free of charge for individuals of lower income.  Drop off service by appointment only.

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

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 TDD
  • 1-800-TAX-FORM (829-3676) - IRS Forms and Publications Ordering
  • 1-866-464-2050 - IRS Refund Hotline (call only if 12 weeks have elapsed and you have not received your refund)
  • 1-800-829-4933 - IRS Tax Help Line for Business Filers

Colorado

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

Español

Tax-Related

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

City of Denver Treasury Division
Department of Revenue Treasury Division web page.

Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption
Information on eligibility and rules.

Exempt Organization Select Check
Find out if donations to an organization can be deducted as charitable contributions.

Tax Museum
An overview of the history of American taxation. Incorporating both narrative text and multimedia source materials, the museum offers a concise summary of American revenue policy and politics.