Income Tax Information - Tax Year 2020

Notice 1451 received from the IRS March 4, 2021

Please take note of the following correction to the IRA Deduction Worksheet - Schedule 1, Line 19, in the 2020 Instructions for Forms 1040 and 1040-SR: Line 3 of the worksheet should read "Enter the amount from Form 1040 or 1040-SR, line 9."

Tax Forms at the Library

Tax year 2020 forms are currently AVAILABLE at the main library in Franklin:

  • 1040 / 1040-SR Booklets
  • 1040 / 1040-SR Booklets in Spanish
  • 1040 / 1040-SR Instructions
  • Form 1099 MISC
  • Form 1096

Tax year 2020 forms currently ON ORDER at the main library in Franklin:

  • 1040 / 1040-SR Instructions in Spanish

Additional schedules and forms can be downloaded and printed from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website. Find information about the Hall Income Tax at State of Tennessee individual tax form.


Virtual and In-Person Assistance

VITA is providing free VIRTUAL tax assistance again this year for people with a household income of less than $66,000. Click here to use  VITA’s virtual tax assistance provided by IRS-certified-certified tax preparers.  Then click "Get Started" and follow the onscreen prompts.

VITA strongly recommends using their VIRTUAL tax assistance, but there are 8 locations in Middle Tennessee where you may have your taxes done in person beginning in February. Click here for a list of sites, the dates the sites open, and to make an appointment. Please note that there are limited openings for in-person tax assistance.

Follow-up Federal Tax Assistance

After you have met with a tax assistance volunteer, you may need additional help filling out tax forms or answering tax questions. Library staff are unable to provide this information. Suggested contacts:

Tennessee Taxpayer Project

Still having a Federal Tax problem? You could get free help from the Tennessee Taxpayer Project, a low income taxpayer clinic offered by the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee: Tennessee Taxpayer Project.

Quick and Easy Access to IRS Tax Help & Tax Product

  • Internet: You can access the IRS website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Phone: To Order Tax Forms and Publications: 800-829-3676
  • Tax Help and Questions:
    • Business and Specialty Tax: 800-829-4933
    • Individuals: 800-829-1040