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Tax Assistance - 2021

Tax Assistance

Where to get your taxes done

Useful Links

Government information and forms

Do It Yourself

Books and resources for filing your taxes

Free Tax Assistance Sites

Madison Public Library partners annually with other agencies in the community to provide tax assistance. Due to COVID-19, this service is significantly reduced this year. 

Our appointments are full for the remainder of this tax season.

Other free or low cost tax preparation sites include: 

Get help over the phone from a tax specialist for current or prior-year tax returns (2017-2020) -- computer skills required

For more information about tax preparation options, see:

Useful Links

WI Electronic Filing of Taxes
All you need to know about electronic filing from the State of Wisconsin. See video below for an overview.

IRS Free File

Federal Tax Forms
The official source of IRS tax forms and publications.

Tax Forms for Other States

Wisconsin Department of Revenue Office Locations
Offices are closed to the public. For more information, call 266-2772

Wisconsin Tax Forms
Forms provided by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.

Do It Yourself

Madison Public Library has lots of do-it-yourself tax resources for preparing and filing personal income tax and business taxes. Check LINKcat for all titles or check out these recently acquired titles:


J.K. Lasser: J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2021 : For Preparing Your 2020 Tax Return (Edition 2) (Paperback) 

Tax 101 -- Wisconsin e-file Overview