Tax Information

Lawrence Public Library is receiving fewer tax forms from the IRS every year. This year, we will have a limited supply of 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms and instruction booklets available. Please consult the following for access to additional forms and tax assistance.


  • January 29, 2018: The IRS begins accepting tax returns
  • April 17, 2018: Tax return filing deadline


Federal tax forms, instruction booklets and supplemental forms are available online at or can be requested at 1-800-829-3676.

IRS Frequently Asked Questions

Local IRS Offices:

  • Topeka Office:
    (785) 235-3053 or (844) 545-5640
    120 S.E. Sixth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603
    Hours: 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Overland Park Office:
    (816) 966-2840 or (844) 545-5640
    6717 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66202
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Topeka Virtual Assistance
    (844) 545-5640
    By appointment only–call for appointment
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesday

Telephone assistance for individuals: Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1040; Monday–Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. local time

To order forms by mail: 1-800-829-3676 or

File online: Free File: Do Your Federal Taxes for Free


Kansas State Tax Forms and Publications:

Kansas Taxpayer Assistance Center: (785) 368-8222,, Scott State Office Building, 120 S.E. 10th St., Topeka, KS 66612. Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m., Monday-Friday.


AARP Tax Aides offers free tax return assistance, with no age restrictions. They will begin accepting appointments on January 22nd; call (785) 691-9737 between the hours of 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday-Friday, to set up your appointment. Appointments will be held Monday-Thursday, 12pm-4pm, and Saturdays from 9am-12pm at the Lawrence Central United Methodist Church located at 1501 Massachusetts Street. This service is coordinated by the Senior Resource Center for Douglas County.

KU Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) offers free tax return assistance to Douglas County residents with an income of $54,000 or less. Sessions begin on Wednesday, February 21st and end Tuesday, April 17th. No appointment is needed. The service is offered at a variety of locations around Lawrence; the schedule for that service is posted below. Because of scheduling conflicts, sessions at the Law School will not take place on Monday, February 26th. During KU Spring Break week, March 17-25, there will be no sessions.

Monday Wednesday
6 - 8:45 PM
Green Hall
Computer Lab
KU Law School
1535 W. 15th Street
KU Campus
3 - 5:45 PM
Green Hall
Computer Lab
KU Law School
1535 W. 15th Street
KU Campus
Thursday Saturday
3 - 5 PM
Ballard Center
708 Elm Street
5:15 - 6:30 PM

County Housing
Authority Resident

1600 Haskell Avenue
Apt. 187

10 - 11:45 AM
Green Hall
Computer Lab
KU Law School
1535 W. 15th Street
KU Campus