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Tax Information

KPL staff-selected resources. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

IRS Information | State of Michigan

Tax Forms

  • During tax season, all KPL locations distribute paper copies of basic federal forms and instructions, and MI tax forms and instruction booklets (free of charge, while they last.) 
  • NOTE: We now have Fed 1040, 1040A and instructions, 1040EZ and instructions. No MI forms yet.

Free Basic Tax Preparation

  • Taxes prepared and e-filed for free by IRS-certified volunteers
  • Household income must be less than $54,000 in 2016
  • Direct deposit to bank accounts is available
  • Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-563-5432 to make appointment or for more info.

    Find more info about tax preparation throughout Kalamazoo County, including times and locations of walk-in sites and what to bring with you when you have your taxes done.

Free Tax Preparation Events at KPL »

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Websites

AARP - Tax Aide

Free tax prep for low- to moderate-income taxpayers. Find an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide site near you.

Calendar for Free Tax Preparation in Kalamazoo County

Lists free walk-in tax preparation sites, what to bring to have your taxes done, plus full info about all tax preparation sites throughout Kalamazoo county.

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IRS

El IRS en Español

Aquí encontrará enlaces a varias aplicaciones interactivas, secciones de información contributiva para contribuyentes individuales así como dueños de pequeños negocios.  

IRS - EITC and ACTC Credits

Read this if you get the Earned Income Tax Credit and/or the Additional Child Tax Credit.

IRS – ACA (Affordable Care Act) Q and A

Answers to tax questions related to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare.)

IRS – ACA - Facts about the Premium Tax Credit

If you bought health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, you may be eligible for the premium tax credit. 

IRS - App (IRS2Go)

IRS2Go is the official mobile app of the IRS. Download this app to check refund status, make a payment, find free tax preparation assistance, sign up for helpful tax tips.

IRS - App (IRS2Go) en Espanol

IRS2Go es la aplicacion oficial del IRS para su telefono inteligente. Puede Verificar  el estado de su reembolso, hacer un pago, buscar servicios de ayuda gratuita para preparar su declaración de impuestos, apuntarse a recibir consejos tributarios útiles, ¡y más!

IRS - Filing your Taxes

Info about getting ready to file, who needs to file, your filing options, preparing tax returns and more.

IRS - Forms and Instructions

Frequently-used federal forms and instructions.

IRS - Frequently Asked Questions

IRS - Get a Copy of your IRS Tax Return

Complete directions for getting a free transcript of your return or a paid exact copy of a previously-filed tax return.

IRS - Taxpayer Advocate Service

Independent organization within the IRS. Free service may help you, if you have tried to resolve your tax problem through normal IRS channels.

IRS - Taxpayer Bill of Rights

IRS - Where's My Refund?

Check on the status of your federal refund. 

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State of Michigan

Michigan - Check my Income Tax Info

Check your Michigan refund status, estimated payments, change your address, send questions to MI Treasury.

Michigan - E-File

Michigan - Income Tax Forms by Year

Current and previous tax year forms and instructions for Michigan.

Michigan - New developments for Tax Year 2016

From MI Dept of Treasury.

Michigan - Preguntas mas Frecuentes en Español

Frequently Asked Questions (in Spanish.)

Michigan - School District Codes

Michigan - Taxpayer Rights Handbook

Explains employee responses to the public, standards for tax audit activities, and helps taxpayers understand their rights and responsibilities.

Michigan - "Where's my Refund?"

Check on the status of your MI tax refund.


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2014 IRS 1040 instruction booklet

Home Heating Credit Form (MI-1040CR-7)

Michigan Department of Treasury