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Tax Information

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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.)

    Online Forms

    IRS forms - to view/download

    IRS forms by mail or call 1-800-829-3676

    You can also find Michigan Forms and Instructions online.

    Free Basic Tax Preparation

    • For families/individuals with household income under $54,000 in 2017.
    • Taxes prepared and e-filed for free by IRS-certified volunteers.
    • Direct deposit to bank accounts is available.
    • Offered various times throughout Kalamazoo County during tax season.
    • Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-563-5432, M-F 8am - 7pm, as of 1-16-2018, to make appointment or for more info. 

    Free Tax Preparation Events at KPL »

    No Events Scheduled


    AARP - Tax Aide

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



    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Extended Certain Tax Benefits

    The Budget Bipartisan Act of 2018, signed Feb. 9, retroactively extended or modified numerous tax provisions for 2017 tax year. Find out which provisions were affected.

    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. 

    Tax Benefits Retroactively Renewed for 2017

    View 3 popular tax deductions which have been extended for tax year 2017, and find more info on filing for those benefits.


    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.

    View all Topic Guides

    2014 IRS 1040 instruction booklet

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

    Michigan Department of Treasury