Tax Help


Iowa Tax Forms

During tax season, hard copies of state tax forms will be available at the Hoover Building in Des Moines. Forms will also be available online at


Federal Tax Forms

The following federal paper forms are on order but have not arrived:

  • 1040 (as of tax year 2018 forms 1040A and 1040EZ are no longer in use)
  • Instructions for form 1040
  • Publication 1132
  • Reproducible copies of other federal tax forms and instructions are on order, but have not arrived yet.

Federal tax forms will also be available online at and at the Federal Building in Des Moines. Individuals can request to have tax forms mailed to them online or by calling 1-800-829-3676.

Free File

Many Americans qualify to file free federal and/or state tax returns. Find more information about IRS's Free File program

Need help filing?

United Way VITA Tax Assistance

If you earned less than $58,000 last year, you may be eligible to receive FREE tax preparation help from United Way. Find more information on the VITA website or by calling 1-800-908-9946.

AARP Tax Assistance

The AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide has information about the closest locations offering free tax assistance. AARP will NOT be offering free tax assistance at the Johnston Public Library.