Tax Filing Season 2021

Important Dates

Federal Tax Filing Dates for 2020 returns

Tax season will begin on Friday, February 12, 2021.

The filing deadline to submit 2020 tax returns is Thursday, April 15, 2021 for most taxpayers.

For more details on tax filing dates, visit the IRS website.

California State Personal Income Tax

You must file and pay by April 15, 2021.

Send your payment if you are not ready to file your return.


Forms & Booklets

We're Here for You!

Tax booklets, both Federal and California, plus IRS forms 1099 and 1096, are available at all ten Marin County Free Libraries while supplies last.

For all other tax forms, you may call the Reference Line at 415-473-2272 to request free printed forms for pickup during curbside hours.

Print free forms from home and pick them up at a branch library during curbside hours, using the Printeron app. For more information and instructions, click here.

Federal Tax forms and Publications From the IRS

Use the Internal Revenue Service website to find forms, instructions, links for e-filing, and general information about federal income tax returns.

Online: To view, download & print forms and publications see: https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions

By Phone: For information about contacting the IRS by phone, see: https://www.irs.gov/help/telephone-assistance.

By Mail: To order forms and publications by mail, visit: https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/forms-and-publications-by-us-mail

Hearing impaired TTY/TDD: 1-800-829-4059

California Tax Forms from the State Franchise Tax Board

For state of California tax products and information, see the California State Franchise Tax Board website.

Online: To view, download & print forms: www.ftb.ca.gov/forms

By Phone: Call 1-800-338-0505. To have forms and publications mailed directly to your home you will need to know the order code number. Codes can be found here: https://www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/get-by-phone.html

Hearing impaired TTY/TDD: 1-800-822-6268

Out of State Tax Forms

The Federation of Tax Administrators website has tax forms for all 50 states.


El IRS en Español

Información general acerca de los impuestos de los Estados Unidos (General tax information in Spanish). http://www.irs.gov/Spanish


AARP Tax-Aide Services

AARP Tax-Aides provide free income tax assistance for all low and middle income taxpayers, with special attention to seniors, during tax season. Tax-Aides offer free and confidential income tax counseling and tax return preparation services for individuals filing basic income tax forms.

Update on AARP Tax-Aide Services

AARP Tax-Aide is delayed due to the Coronavirus restrictions.

AARP is currently developing alternate methods to safely prepare taxes and hopes to have a plan in place by mid-February.

All contact with taxpayers will be by appointment only.

For updates and information call Marin AARP Tax-Aide at (415) 320-6191 or email marintaxaide@gmail.com


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