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Tax Forms & Tax Assistance

The library provides federal 1040/1040SR tax forms and instructions and Massachusetts state tax forms. We are also able to print forms from the IRS website and from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue website. 

Please call 617-349-4041 for more information.

Tax Forms Online 

Federal tax forms and instructions are available at https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions

Massachusetts tax forms and instructions are available at https://www.mass.gov/service-details/dor-tax-forms-and-instructions


Tax Assistance

This year the Harvard Law School student volunteers will be providing free drop-off tax assistance at the Cambridge Public Library from February 17 to April 15, 2023, Fridays 12:30-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Appointments are required to drop off documents and are available 24 hours in advance of each time slot.  To register: call 617-349-4041 or visit cambridgepl.libcal.com/calendar/taxhelp 

For more information, see our flyer: Free Tax Help at Cambridge Public Library



Other Free Tax Assistance in the Cambridge Area

IRS - Get Free Tax Prep Help
Go to https://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep/ 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.

Just a Start is offering tax help from Feb. 1 to April 15. Walk-in service at 402 Rindge Ave. and 243 Broadway. 
Contact 617-918-7525 or iandavis@justastart.org for times, dates, and alternate instructions in case of a COVID surge.
More: justastart.org/financial-opportunity-programs
*Services available in Spanish

Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (11 Inman St., 617-868-2900, rchicoye@ceoccambridge.org) is offering drop-off service only this year starting Jan. 31. 
Returning clients only, Cambridge residents only, and no landlords.
More: ceoccambridge.org/services/free-tax-preparation 
*Services available in Spanish, Haitian Creole, French, Portuguese, Amharic

Action for Boston Community Development 
If you earned less than $58,000 in 2021, you may qualify for free tax assistance. ABCD tax services will start on Jan. 31. 
Call 617-348-6000 to find your nearest location. 
More: bostonabcd.org/service/tax-assistance/
*Services available in Spanish

Taxpayer Advocate Service 
This IRS service offers free help to guide taxpayers through the process of resolving tax problems that they haven't been able to solve on their own. 
Call 877-777-4778 (toll free)