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Income Tax

Recent Developments

Click on the link below for:

  • Corrections to 1040 & 1040SR
  • Updates to forms for New legislation 

https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-1040 

e-File

File taxes electronically.

https://www.myfreetaxes.com/ - United Way and H&R Block have partnered to provide this free online tax preparation for simple tax returns, generally only W-2’s. 

https://www.irs.gov/filing/e-file-options -electronic filing options for individual taxpayers.

Filing an extension of time

You can get more time to file your tax return – but make your tax payment by the April due date. 

Form 4868

 

Ask the IRS

Telephone Assistance for Individuals:
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1040
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

Telephone Assistance for people with hearing impairments:
Toll-Free 1-800-829-4059 (TDD)

 

IRS Website Help Desk: 

https://www.irs.gov/help/navigate-irsgov 

For questions about the IRS website only, they will not answer tax preparation questions at this number.

Books

Income Tax Resources

Due to COVID-19, the Library will not be hosting the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Service (VITA) this tax season. We recommend the resources below to assist you.

Tax Forms

Tax Forms are available

San Antonio Public Libraries

SAPL is offering Contact-Free pickup for the Tax Forms.

All SAPL branches and the Central Library are offering contact-free pickup except for the Kampmann Library Portal at the Briscoe Museum. The Potranco Holds Locker is not an option for use at this time. (McCreless and Memorial have adjusted hours and services during renovation; San Pedro and Forest Hills will be closed during renovation). 

First step: Place a form on hold by calling your local library branch.

Second step: Pick up the form. Visit your library location to pick-up your held form. Upon arrival, call your library and provide your name. Library staff will then bring the form outside and place it on a table next to the entrance.

Hours for Contact-Free Pickup at all locations (except for McCreless, Memorial, Forest Hills and San Pedro*) are:

Tuesday 12PM - 7PM and

Wednesday - Saturday 10AM - 5PM

*For McCreless, Memorial, Forest Hills and San Pedro please see https://guides.mysapl.org/covid-19/how-to

 

Mail

Order Forms & Publications online at https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/forms-and-publications-by-us-mail 

or by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676)  from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time, M-F (Except Alaska and Hawaii, Pacific Time)

 

1099s

To order these instructions and additional forms, go to www.irs.gov/Form1099NEC or www.irs.gov/Form1099MISC or by by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676), an IRS provided toll-free number. 

Office Depot Stores have a limited supply of 1099s for purchase. Please call for pricing and availability before heading to your nearest store. 

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program 

For Income $55,000 or less, get your taxes done for free. 

In the spirit of community health and safety, the VITA San Antonio Coalition

is supporting the preparation of tax returns with Virtual- Drop off or Email-Zoom as follows:

English: https://youtu.be/PawlBut1WSw

Spanish: https://youtu.be/-PcOTugYB9k

For VITA location and hours, please call 211 or use the interactive map at https://vitasa.org/ 

*Please click on a location for the hours of operation. Some locations may have already closed for the season.

 

Tax Help in the Community

MILTAX: TAX SERVICES FOR THE MILITARY

MilTax free tax services include tax prep and e-filing software and personalized support that address the realities of military life – deployments, combat and training pay, housing and rentals, multistate filings, living OCONUS and more. https://www.militaryonesource.mil/financial-legal/tax-resource-center/miltax-military-tax-services/ 

AARP

To find an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide site in your community during the tax season, call our toll-free number at 888-AARP-NOW (888-227-7669) or visit AARP.org/taxaide

San Antonio IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center

IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center

8122 Datapoint Drive Suite 210 

San Antonio, TX 78229

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

To make an appointment call 1-844-545-5640 

Services Provided by appointment:

  • Account inquiries (help with letters, notices and levies on your wages or bank account)
  • Adjustments (changes to tax account information or payments)
  • Alien clearances (Sailing Permits)
  • Assistance with Affordable Care Act tax provision questions for individuals
  • Assistance with questions about tax law changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is available year-round. See Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for more information.
  • Basic tax law assistance (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return) (Topics)
  • Check, money order, or cash payment acceptance (Exact Change is Required)
  • Economic Impact Payment Issues
  • Form 911 PDF, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance
  • Form 2290,  Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return (submission of tax return if unable to e-file)
  • Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN) Request
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers and Form W-7  (More Information)
  • Payment arrangements
  • Procedural inquiries
  • Solutions to tax issues
  • Tax forms (All forms, instructions & publications are readily available online on IRS.gov. Availability is very limited in IRS offices)

*Does not accept cash payments

 

Source: IRS website

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 2-Mar-2021