Important Information About Filing Taxes This Year

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taxform.pngState and federal tax forms and booklets will no longer be mailed to taxpayers this year due to the high number of people filing their returns online (according to the IRS).  The State of Connecticut, according to this article, will not be sending out forms and booklets in order to be "more efficient with taxpayers' dollars". 

The state's Department of Revenue Services recommends that seniors, disabled and low-income taxpayers needing assistance in filing their returns enroll in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (which meets every Saturday and Monday starting February 5th at the library; call 622-7965) or the Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program (Tax Aide), offered at Town Hall (phone: 622-7700). 

Greenwich Library's Technology Training Center  will be giving workshops on how to download tax forms from the Internet in the weeks to come.  Click here to see the TTC's schedule. Our staff will also assist you in downloading the appropriate forms and booklets at our Reference Desk.  (Copies downloaded on the first and second floor computers are ten cents per page; call 622-7911 for more info.)  To download from your home or workplace, go to our web page here.

Finally, just to make things even more complicated, while Connecticut Income Taxes will still be due on April 15th, Federal Income Tax returns will be due on April 18th!  Details here.

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