The Urbandale Public Library offers access to a variety of helpful resources just in time for tax season!
Free Tax Preparation
AARP Tax Aide Foundation
The AARP Tax Aide Foundation will be at the Library again this year to offer free tax preparation for low- to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older. There’s no fee and AARP membership is not required. They do not take reservations.
Volunteers will be available at the Library Monday through Thursdays from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (closed on February 18 and February 21). This service runs from February 4 through April 11.
To find other AARP Tax Aide Assistance sites in the Des Moines metro area, click here.
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
Individuals and families with a combined income under $58,000 in one year qualify to receive free tax preparation. VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a free service offered through United Way of Central Iowa. The VITA sites will open January 22, 2019. Click here to learn more about the VITA program and its Central Iowa locations.
General Tax information
IRS Tax Forms and Publications: 1-800-829-3676
Federal Tax Questions: 1-800-829-1040 and assistance 1-844-545-5640
Refund Information: 1-800-829-4477
Hearing-Impaired Tax Assistance (TTY): 1-800-829-4059
State Tax Information:
515-281-3114 (8 am – 4:15 pm) 1-800-367-3388 (In Iowa)
State Tax Forms by Mail: 515-281-7239 1-800-532-1531 (In Iowa)
State Tax Refund Status: 1-800-572-3944 (In Iowa)
Forms may also be obtained at:
- Internal Revenue Service
210 Walnut Street #447
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30, closed 12:30 – 1:30 pm over lunch
Make an appointment: 844-545-5640
Visitors to the Federal Building will not be admitted unless they present proper identification.
- Iowa Department of Revenue
Hoover State Office Building – #3000
1305 E Walnut St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
DirectorY of state tax forms