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Tax Resources

Tax Resources

Need Information About Taxes?

Milwaukee Public Library has resources that can help. 

 
*There has been a delay in the delivery of tax forms (including Homestead forms). We have made available to you all of the forms we have received to date. Form availability varies at each location. As we wait for forms to arrive, forms can be printed for a fee from the websites listed below. 

At Your Local Library

2017 tax forms will be available at your local library branch, beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2018*. You can also view these forms online, print them yourself at the library for 15¢ per page, or order them via phone from the IRS.

Wisconsin State Taxes

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue Website: Your first stop for online information about state taxes, forms, and other information.

Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue - Milwaukee
In-person: 819 N. 6th St. Rm. 408
Phone: (414) 227-4000
Fax: (414) 227-4405
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue - Madison
Mailing address: P.O. Box 8906, Madison, WI 53708
Phone: (608) 266-2772
Fax: (608) 267-0834

Refund Status - Phone
Milwaukee (414) 227-4907
Madison (608) 266-8100
Toll Free (866) 947-7363

E-Filing: www.revenue.wi.gov/eserv

Federal Taxes

IRS Website: Your first stop for online information about federal taxes, forms, and other information.

Internal Revenue Service - Milwaukee
In-person: 211 W. Wisconsin Avenue - NOTE: Appointment required.
Services provided
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: office information: (414) 231-2100; appointment scheduling: 844-545-5640
(Appointment scheduling hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

IRS National Phone Numbers
Individuals: 1-800-829-1040
Businesses: 1-800-829-4933
Ordering Forms: 1-800-829-3676
Refund Status: 1-800-829-1954
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

E-Filing: www.irs.gov/Filing

Local Tax Preparation Assistance

The AARP runs tax help programs at some of the federated suburban libraries. Those sites and times will be updated here when available.

VITA: The IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program runs sites across the city. Go to this link and enter your zip code to find sites near you.

The Milwaukee Social Development Commission runs VITA sites as well.