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Tax Time

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, is the deadline to file individual tax returns for the year 2016 (Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ).

Helpful Links

For filing online:

Federal tax return

Illinois tax return

Mailing addresses for tax returns:

Federal tax return

Illinois tax return


Fillable Federal Forms

You can also print these forms without filling them out online. Click on the printer icon or select “Print” from the “File” drop-down.



1040, Schedule A

1040, Schedule B


Other Federal Forms, Instructions and Publications


For Additional tax assistance:

To order federal tax forms by phone: 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676)

For federal tax information: 1-800-TAX-1040 (1-800-829-1040)


To order Illinois tax forms by phone: 1-800-356-6302

For Illinois tax information: 1-800-732-8866 (M-F  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE): https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers.

AARP foundation Tax Aide Locator: http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action will lead you to other tax preparation help for individuals with low to moderate income, especially those 60 and older.

IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) are your source for personal tax help when you believe your tax issue can only be handled face-to-face. No appointment is necessary.  Find a local office near you


Illinois taxpayer assistance: 800-732-8866

Illinois Business Hot Line: 217-524-4772 (M-F  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


To visit one of the Illinois Dept of Revenue local offices, bring all available information applicable. No appointment is necessary; however, if you have a complex issue, please contact the office ahead of time so they can be prepared to give you the help you may need.                                                                                                    IDOR Regional Office Locations & Contact Information                                            


The Illinois Circuit Breaker program is no longer offered. It has been replaced by the Benefits Access Program. To apply: http://www.illinois.gov/aging/BenefitsAccess/Pages/default.aspx


Tax Websites for All States: http://www.accountingmajors.com/accountingmajors/tax/