Tax Forms & Tax Assistance

Each year we provide state tax forms and the most common federal tax forms and publications. This year you may arrange to get tax forms during contactless pickup at the Main Library or request for them to be mailed to you at a Cambridge address. Call 617-349-4040 to arrange for pickup or mailing. Please be ready with a list of the forms that you need.

Tax Forms Online

Federal tax forms and instructions are available at the Internal Revenue Service website 

Massachusetts tax forms and instructions are available at the Massachusetts Department of Revenue website 


Tax Assistance

This year the Harvard Law School student volunteers will not be providing free tax assistance at the Cambridge Public Library as they have in past years. Here are local providers offering free tax assistance in the Cambridge area:

Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee
(call 617-868-2900 after February 12, 2021 to see if you qualify) 

Just a Start  
(call 617-918-7525 to see if you qualify) 

You can go to and enter your zip code to find additional providers of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs in the area.