Forms Available at Forbes

Forbes Library generally receives the following tax forms in late January:

  • IRS Forms 1040 and 1040-SR (2023 forms are here!)
  • IRS Instructions for Forms 1040 and 1040-SR (2023 instructions are here!)
  • Massachusetts Resident income tax booklets (2023 booklets are here!)
  • Massachusetts Nonresident/Part-Year Resident income tax booklets (2023 booklets are here!)

Forms can be picked up in the lobby and the Reference Desk, or delivered via as-needed delivery.

Official Forms and Publications

Internal Revenue Service – Official information and resources for federal taxes including the Federal Income Tax.
Massachusetts Department of Revenue – Personal income tax, child support, and business information for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Local Tax Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA): Community Action Pioneer Valley
For eligible residents of Hampshire and Franklin Counties. (For Hampden County, see Valley Opportunity Council.) Eligibility is determined by income amount and type of income. Call 413-376-1136 to make an appointment.
Get Your Refund: All-Online VITA Service
Free virtual non-profit tax preparation service for low-income households built by Code for America, in partnership with the IRS, with support from the White House and U.S. Department of Treasury. Eligibility is determined by income amount. Also offered in Spanish.
Northampton Senior Center Tax Preparation
Northampton seniors given first priority. Call 413-587-1228.
AARP Tax-Aide Program
Free tax assistance with a focus on older adults with low to moderate income. Services start in early February. Access to the different types of taxpayer assistance varies in each locality. Visit the AARP website to find active tax aide sites.
Senior Tax Work-Off Program
The Senior Citizen Tax Work Off Program is open to senior citizens (60 years of age and older) who own property in and pay real estate taxes to the City of Northampton. Participants must complete 100 hours of service in the program year (January 1-October 31, 2024). A $1,500 property tax credit minus the required withholdings will be applied to the participant’s real estate tax bill in the following fiscal year.