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Free File: Do Your Federal Taxes for Free

Complete your federal taxes online and let the software do the hard work! Use free tax preparation software (for those with incomes below $72,000) or free fillable tax forms.

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INfreefile: Do Your Indiana State Taxes for Free

File your Indiana state tax return online for free and get fast refunds! Income must be below $72,000 to qualify for free online tax preparation.

Download Forms Online:

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Download tax forms and find answers for your tax questions at: (Federal) (State)

Order Forms By Mail:

Call to request that tax forms be mailed to your home:

Internal Revenue Service – Federal forms
1-800-829-3676 (Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm)

Indiana Department of Revenue – State forms
317-615-2581 (leave message on voicemail, 24/7)

Pick Up Federal Forms at the Library:

We have not received the printed federal 1040 booklets and forms yet. Please check back later for more information.

No pre-printed state tax forms are available at the library. The State of Indiana does not provide print tax forms to libraries.

During tax season, state tax forms can be downloaded from the Department of Revenue website at . Federal tax forms can also be downloaded from the IRS website. Prints made at the library are $0.15 per page.

Library staff are not tax-trained and cannot assist in selecting tax forms or answer tax preparation questions.

Get Federal Forms at IRS Office:

A limited number of tax forms are available at your closest IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center (by appointment only):

South Bend Taxpayer Assistance Center
100 E Wayne St
South Bend, IN 46601
Office Information: 574-401-6656
Make Appointment: 844-545-5640

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

The library hosts the VITA program, which provides free assistance with filing simple tax forms. IRS-certified volunteers will provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Limited to individuals with income less than $30,000 or couples with income less than $60,000. Restrictions apply. This service is provided by appointment only–no walk-ins are accepted. General library staff cannot provide tax advice or assistance with filling out forms. To sign up for the waiting list, please call 219-873-3049.

Federal Tax FAQS

Federal Tax Help Line: 1-800-829-1040

Indiana Tax FAQs

Indiana Income Tax Help Line: (317) 232-2240

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program

Offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers, especially those 60 and older.

Where Is My Federal Refund?

Go to the IRS refund website or call 1-800-829-4477 to check on your federal refund.

Where Is My State Refund?

Go to the state refund website or call 317-233-4018 to check on your state refund.


Beacon: LaPorte County Property Database

Check public real estate records and view assessment, tax, sales, ownership, and other property information.

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LaPorte County Assessor's Office

Contact the Assessor’s Office, find forms for review of assessment or corrections of errors, and file appeals to property assessments.

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