Tax Time 2021

Tax season begins January 2021 for tax year 2020. As in previous years, everyone will use Form 1040 to file their taxes. Taxpayers age 65 or older have the option of using Form 1040-SR.

Tax season will look a bit different this year, and we’ll be sure to use this webpage to keep you updated as we learn more. Please check back for new developments or ask us any time.

Forms and Publications

Order print tax forms directly from the IRS. This is especially helpful for non-reproducible forms that cannot be printed from the website, such as W2s.

Print most forms and publications from You may print these forms using the library's remote printing service.

AARP Tax Aide Appointments

Due to the pandemic, we will not be able to offer Tax Aide appointments in our libraries. However, Tax Aide appointments are still available in Island and Snohomish Counties. 

In Island County, please call (360) 678-3000 for updates about Tax Aide appointments.

In Snohomish County, you can pick up an intake form at one of the locations below. The intake form will include instructions about how to schedule your Tax Aide appointment.

Other Filing Options

IRS Free File will open in January 2021 and is available to individuals who made less than $72,000 in 2020. allows individuals filing a simple return to file their federal and state taxes online for free.

Free Filing for Servicemembers provides free filing options for members of the U.S. military.

Additional IRS Resources

IRS Homepage

Information about Form 1040

IRS Paycheck Checkup

Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions

Self-Employed Individuals Tax Center

Gig Economy Tax Center

IRS Coronavirus Resources

Help from the IRS

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