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Tax Answers

Local Tax Information

Tax Answers

Federal and State Tax Forms, Publications, & Help at the Library

Basic federal tax forms and some publications in print are available at our branches.

Federal and state tax forms and publications can also be printed out at all branches.  

The Law Library at Headquarters of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library has additional legal information on taxes, especially of interest to tax attorneys. Please call 540-372-1144 for more information.

Local IRS Office

Federal and Virginia state tax return preparation is available for individuals who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or whose income is $57,000 or less.  Call the local IRS office at (540) 899-9450 for more information. 

AARP Tax Aid Clinics

IRS-trained volunteers will be available to prepare simple tax returns beginning in January. All returns will be filed electronically. Appointments may be made one week in advance. Walk-ins will be accepted as space permits. Taxpayers must bring social security cards, photo IDs, last year's return, and all other necessary forms and receipts (W2, 1099, 1095A, etc.).  In the case of inclement weather, sites may be closed.

England Run Branch, CRRL
Begins 1/24/2015; ends 4/11/2015
806 Lyons Boulevard, Fredericksburg
Phone: 540-899-1703
Appointment required. Some walk-in spaces available.
Mondays and Saturdays 9:00 - 2:00

Salem Church Branch, CRRL
Begins 2/4/2015; ends 4/10/2015
2607 Salem Church Road, Fredericksburg
Phone: 540-785-9267
Appointment required. Some walk-in spaces available.
Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00 - 2:00

Snow Branch, CRRL
Begins 2/3/2015; ends 4/14/2015
8740 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania
Phone: 540-507-7565 (call for appointment during library hours beginning 1/28/2014)
Appointment required.
Tuesdays 5:00 - 8:00 and Saturdays 9:00 - 2:00

Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation
Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St.
AARP volunteers will prepare simple tax returns for seniors and others who may need help.  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-1:30, February 4  - April 10.  First come, first served.  It is suggested that you arrive prior to noon.  Taxpayers must bring social security cards, government issued photo IDs, last year's return, and all other necessary forms and receipts (W2, 1099, 1095A, etc.).  Married:  Both spouses must come to the Community Center.  

 

United Way Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Clinics

For all sites, the maximum 2013 income limit for a family is $60,000 (regardless of family size). Taxpayers should be eligible for the EITC to receive help at several Fredericksburg area sites. To get more information on eligibility and all area EITC clinics, taxpayers can visit Rappahannock United Way online or call 540-373-0041. No appointments needed. Taxpayers must bring social security cards, photo IDs, last year's return, and all other necessary forms and receipts (W2s, 1099s, etc.), childcare provider's ID number, amount of any other income or economic stimulus payments if received, and bank documents showing routing and account numbers if requesting direct deposit.

In the case of inclement weather, sites may be closed.

Headquarters Library, CRRL
Begins 1/27/2015; ends 4/14/2015
1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg
Tuesdays 4:00 - 8:00

England Run Branch, CRRL
Begins 1/26/2015; ends 4/13/2015
806 Lyons Boulevard, Fredericksburg
Mondays 4:00 - 8:00

Porter Branch, CRRL
Begins 1/28/2015; ends 4/15/2015
2001 Parkway Boulevard, Stafford
Wednesdays 4:00 - 8:00


Salem Church Branch, CRRL
Begins 1/29/2015; ends 4/9/2015
2607 Salem Church Road, Fredericksburg
Thursdays, 4:00 - 8:00

 

 

Tax Help for Elderly and Low Income
Trained volunteer tax preparers will be offering free assistance to elderly and low-income residents. For more information, contact United Way at 540-373-0041.

 

Local IRS Office
1320 Central Park Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA, 22401
Phone: 540-899-9450
 

Federal Forms

IRS Forms and Publications
Download forms and instructions for the present year back to 1990. Adobe Acrobat Reader is freely available to download and use for viewing and printing documents. You may also read lengthy publications online, if you desire. Files may be searched by keyword. Some of the more popular forms are available in a "fill-in" version. This page also links to states' tax sites and electronic filing options.
AARP Online Tax Counseling
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) provides information to help you complete your federal tax return. Site offers frequently asked questions and an opportunity to ask questions of trained volunteers.

State Forms

Virginia Department of Taxation
Individuals are encouraged to file electronically using iFile. You can find Virginia tax forms from 1995-present online. Answers to frequently-asked questions and forms for businesses and estates can be found on the department's home page. You may also request that forms be mailed to your home, or download them in Adobe portable document format (.pdf) from home or in the library. Otherwise, forms are not being mailed out. 
 
Tax Forms from Other States
Get tax forms online from different states. Please note that not all states have this service.

Localities

Spotsylvania County Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue
Information about taxes is available through the Commissioner of the Revenue. Spotsylvania residents can pay their personal property taxes, real estate taxes, and other county bills online using their credit cards.

Stafford County, Office of the Treasurer
This site has information about other county regulations. Stafford residents can pay their personal property and real estate taxes online.

Westmoreland County, Taxes
Tax tables for real estate, machinery & tools, motor vehicles, sales & use, and public utilities.

City of Fredericksburg Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue
Information about taxes is available through the Commissioner of the Revenue's office.

Other links of interest:

If you have questions about tax changes and updates, please visit the IRS News Room for more information. 

 Calculators On-Line Center
All manner of useful calculators. Includes unit conversion, abacus, basic math, complex math calculators by specialty (fractals, curves, algorithms, etc.), slide rule and statistical calculators.

Tax and Accounting Sites Directory
A truly comprehensive site that has policies, laws, tables, help guides and more for both federal and state taxes.

Tax Policy Center
Provides timely, accessible analysis and facts about tax policy to policymakers, journalists, citizens, and researchers via tax factsheets and analysis.