CALL 2-1-1 to make a Tax Appointment!
AARP TaxAide preparation by trained and IRS-certified volunteers begins Monday, February 6, at the Library.  United Way’s 2-1-1 call center opens Tuesday, January 17 at 10 am, with staff who can schedule a tax appointment for you.  Please do not call the Library.
TAX PREPARATION APPOINTMENTS are Mondays and Saturdays only, February 6- April 15.  You must have an appointment; no walk-ins.
 
Bring to appointment:
  • Photo ID; Social Security card for all people listed in the tax return
  • Copy of your 2021 return
  • All 2022 W-2s and 1099 forms
  • End-of-year brokerage statements
  • All supporting documents for itemized deductions
TaxAide cannot complete returns with rental income of Schedule C (Business Profit and Loss) if you’ve had a loss or expenses over $25K.  Filing jointly?  Both taxpayers need to be present except in cases of illness or infirmity.
All tax appointments are scheduled by dialing 2-1-1.
Phone lines open Tuesday, January 17 at 10 am.  Lines may be busy; please be patient.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax preparation help to anyone, free of charge, with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 and have low to moderate income. Tax help is provided in safe environments based on a number of factors, including where you are located, COVID-19 spread and volunteer availability.

Local Resources

  • Ca$h Coalition of the Greater Capital Region – You may be eligible for free virtual or in-person assistance with filing your taxes, courtesy of United Way. Please check this site for qualifying information. The Library cannot assess eligibility.

 

 

New York State Forms and Resources Online

Print your tax Forms For Free - Pick Up at the Library

The Guilderland Public Library is now offering Print From Anywhere so you can print your tax forms.

  • Black & white printing $.10/ page
  • Color printing $.25/ page

Simply download the forms you need from the IRS or New York State, and use the Print From Anywhere website to send the forms to our printer.
Call 518-456-2400 ext. 3 with any questions.

Please bring change.

Library staff will not determine which tax forms you need or provide tax advice. 

To bring:

  • Photo ID and Social Security card for all people listed in the tax return.
  • A copy of your 2018 return.
  • All 2019 W-2s and 1099 forms.
  • End-of-year brokerage statements.
  • Supporting documents for itemized deductions.
  • A check showing the taxpayer’s bank account and routing numbers, if direct deposit of a refund is desired.

What you need to know:

  • TaxAide volunteers are trained and certified with the IRS to prepare personal Federal and NYS income tax returns.
  • TaxAides cannot complete returns with rental income or Health Savings Accounts, or Schedule C (Business Profit and Loss) if you’ve had a loss or expenses over $25K.
  • Filing jointly? Both taxpayers need to be present except in cases of illness or infirmity.