Tax Preparation Help

2020 Tax Help Information

Location:

Main Library Main Library

520 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
218-730-4200

Dates:

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - Saturday, April 4, 2020

Closed on Presidents Day
February 17, 2020

No tax help during UMD's Spring Break
March 6, 2020 - March 14, 2020

Times:

Mondays
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

February 10, 24
March 2, 16, 23, 30

Saturdays
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

February 8, 15, 22, 29
March 21, 28
April 4

Details:

Who can use this service?

Help is available to households with incomes under $56,000.

What do I need to bring?

  1. Social Security numbers for everyone listed on the tax return (including children)
  2. Birth dates of everyone listed on the tax return
  3. Photo I.D.
  4. Last year's tax return
  5. W-2 forms, 1099 forms and any other taxable and nontaxable income statements or forms
  6. Receipts for charitable donations
  7. Property taxes paid in 2019 on your home
  8. Form 1095-A (if you received one Daycare expenses (include provider's name, address and tax ID or Social Security number)
  9. Receipts for purchase of school-related material for K-12 students
  10. Form 1098-T for college, technical college or other post-secondary schools
  11. Form 1098-E if interest was paid on a student loan
  12. Bank account number for direct deposit proof refund
  13. RENTERS: Form CRP from your landlord
  14. HOMEOWNERS: 2019 property tax bill

Who do I contact about this service?

Visit the VITA Program site or call the UMD Accounting Department Office at 726-7966 for more information about tax help preparation.

Where can I get tax forms?

The library no longer keeps copies of tax forms, but they may be printed (up to 10 pages without charge) at the Main and branch libraries. Copies of federal instructions can be found online or you can request copies by mail. Minnesota state tax forms and instructions can be found at the Department of Revenue website

Can I file my own taxes for free?

Yes, you can! If your annual income is less than $66,000 a year, you can file your taxes for free using MyFreeTaxes.com. Brought to you by H&R Block and United Way. 

 


Additional Tax Preparation Help Sites:

UMD

Location:

UMD Campus - Labovitz School of Business and Economics
1318 Kirby Drive
LSBE Rooms LSBE 134 & 144

UMD Map

Dates:

Saturday, February 8, 2020- Saturday, April 4, 2020

Closed for UMD’s Spring Break
March 6, 2020 - March 14, 2020

Times:

Wednesdays
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

February 12, 19, 26
March 4, 18, 25
April 1

Saturdays
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

February 8, 15, 22, 29
March 21, 28
April 4

Details:

For more information, call
218-726-6779 or email umdvita@d.umn.edu

 

Community Action Duluth

Serving families and individuals, income up to $56,000 in 2019.

Location:

2424 West 5th Street, Suite 102

Phone:

218-726-1665

Dates:

Monday, January 27, 2020 - Monday, April 4, 2020

Mondays: Lottery at 4:00 pm
Tuesdays: Lottery at 4:00 pm
Saturdays: Lottery at 8:00 am


Details:

No need to come in early! Numbers drawn by lottery for your place in line. For more information call 218-726-1665 or visit www.communityactionduluth.org.
Check the CAD Facebook page for up-to-date information.

Others

The Duluth IRS office offers taxpayer assistance during the tax season.


Please note: Library staff are not trained to help with tax questions.
Please contact the IRS or the Minnesota Department of Revenue for professional tax help.

 

Federal and State Offices

IRS - Duluth Office
515 W. 1st St., Federal Bldg. Room 105
Duluth, MN 55802

 Tax Information:
800-829-1040

Forms & Publications:
800-829-3676

Recorded Tax & Refund Information:
800-829-4477

No state return preparation

2020 Tax Season Hours: 
Monday - Friday
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

This office follows the federal holiday schedule.

Forms available in the lobby.
Web site: www.irs.gov

To make an appointment:
844-545-5640


Minnesota Department of Revenue
600 N. Robert St.
St. Paul, MN 55101

For questions about individual income tax, email:
individual.incometax@state.mn.us
     or call: 651-296-3781   or   800-652-9094
     TTY:  Call 711 for Minnesota Relay
Phone Assistance Hours:
Monday - Friday:
 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Web site: http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/

Mail questions to:
     Minnesota Department of Revenue
     600 N. Robert St.
     St. Paul, MN 55146

Mail tax returns to:
     Minnesota Individual
 Income Tax
Mail Station 0010
600 N. Robert St.
     St. Paul, MN 55145-0010