Tax Forms at the Library

Check them out by the Adult Fiction section on the old "coffee counter."  Not finding the form you need?  Ask our staff to print you a free copy.

Iowa Tax Forms

  • Online tax forms and instructions, click here 
  • For more information call: (515) 281-3114 or 1-800-367-3388.

Federal Tax Forms

  • Online tax forms and instructions, click here 
  • IRS form orders by phone:  1-800-829-3676 (1-800-TAX-FORM)



Unfortunately, we cannot host AARP Tax Aide at NPL this year, as we have no volunteer tax preparers to come, but you can register for an appointment at the Ames Public Library by clicking here.  Questions?  Our staff is happy to help you set up your appointment. Stop in the library to speak to staff and pick up the necessary forms.


IRS Free File

File your taxes online for free with the IRS e-file program:


Free Tax Resources


2022  Key Tax Dates

Jan. 14: IRS Free File service opens to prepare tax year 2021 returns

Jan. 24: IRS begins processing 2021 tax returns

April 18: Federal filing deadline for tax year 2021

April 30: Iowa filing deadline for tax year 2021