Here at the library February signals the beginning of tax time. For the next two months we will be busy finding forms, handing out instruction booklets, and fielding questions about all things taxable. Our most frequently used resource is the government's official site for tax information, the Internal Revenue Service. Here you will find forms, publications, and links to state tax information. Connecticut tax forms are readily available online, but you may want to forgo paper and try e-filing. For those of you working in New York, check out the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. If your tax obligations take you further afield, the folks at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants have assembled easy-to-use links to each of the fifty states. Not quite sure of what you are looking for? Try browsing TaxSites. You will find a large selection of tax-related websites covering everything from adoptions to unclaimed tax refunds.
For those of you who are old school and prefer your information on paper rather than a screen, have no fear. We have the 2009 edition of J. K. Lasser's Your Income Tax available for use in the library or to take home.
If all else fails, there is always IRS form 2350!