Taxes

Free Tax Help

The Baltimore CASH Campaign is providing free tax preparation at the Central Library for people who made less than $54,000 during 2016. Call 410-234-8008 for an appointment, or book an appointment online.

For the locations of other free tax preparation sites in Maryland, please call 1-800-492-0618.

Forms Online

IRS Home Page
The Internal Revenue Service site provides a variety of current tax information and assistance. Older forms, instructions, and publications are available in Adobe PDF format.
Forms: 2016/ Previous Years

Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury
In addition to providing tax forms and publications dating back to 1996 in Adobe PDF format, this site offers an overview of Maryland taxes and tax guidance for new businesses.
Forms: 2016/ Previous Years

Maryland Renters' Tax Credits
Maryland Homeowners' Property Tax Credit
The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation provides information on this site on how to apply for these tax credits, including downloadable forms.

Links to State Tax Forms
Provided by the Federation of Tax Administrators, this page links to the tax forms of each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia.

Forms at the Library

The Central Library and many Branch Libraries distribute a limited amount of the 2016 Federal 1040 tax forms and Maryland booklets free of charge. You can order IRS forms and instructions to be mailed to you by going to www.irs.gov/orderforms or calling 1-800-829-3676. 2016 federal and state tax forms can be printed from Library computers for $0.10 a page. The first five pages are free.