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
TAX PREPARATION ASSISTANCE FROM VITA / UNITED WAY
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:
- AARP State Office (Nashville): 1-866-295-7274 (toll-free)
- AARP Tax-Aide Locator Website
- Call the IRS for telephone assistance: 800-829-1040
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