Tax Help

Due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the 2020 tax season will begin on Friday, February 12, 2021, which is when the IRS will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax returns. Click here to view local tax preparation help.

Page reviewed: 25 February 2021

COVID-19 Tax Information

The IRS and state departments of revenue (DOR) have pages specifically about how COVID-19 impacts your 2020 tax filings:

Electronic Filing

If you meet the qualifications you may be eligible to file online for free. Visit the following links for more information:

IRS FreeFile logo   Indiana FreeFile
KentuckyFreefile
You can also use the Consumer Affairs website to find reviews of tax preparation software to help you file your taxes on your own.

Tax Forms

The library provides IRS form 1040 and Indiana form SC-40 by request via curbside pickup. You can obtain these and all other tax forms either in person, over the phone, or by printing them out online using the following table:

Federal tax forms Indiana tax forms Kentucky tax forms
Pick up in person Romano Mazzoli Federal Building
600 Martin Luther King Jr. Place
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 582–6436

  Appointments and face masks required
Indiana DOR – Clarksville District Office
1200 Madison St. Suite E.
Clarksville, IN 47129
(812) 282–7729

  Appointments and face masks required
The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) has closed the Taxpayer Services Center (TSC) in Louisville to curbside or walk-in assistance, due to the red zone designations of these locations. (Updated 11/4/2020, verified 2/5/2021)
Monday – Friday,
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday,
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Kentucky DOR representatives are available by phone: (502) 595-4512
Order over the phone 1–800–829–3676 (317) 615–2608 (502) 564–3658
Print from a computer Federal IRS Forms Indiana Tax Forms Kentucky Tax Forms
Where to mail returns For Indiana Residents filing Individual federal tax returns (form 1040) and NOT submitting a payment For Individual Indiana income tax returns (form IT-40) For Individual Kentucky income tax returns (form 740)
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888-0002
Indiana Department of Revenue
Re: Individual Income Tax
P.O. Box 40
Indianapolis, IN 46206-0040
Kentucky Department of Revenue
PO Box 856980
Louisville, KY 40285-6980
Click here to look up where to mail any other federal tax return based on the tax form number For all other Indiana tax returns, click here For all other Kentucky tax returns, click here


Local Tax Preparation Help

Both AARP and CASI are offering free tax preparation help again, although in a limited capacity due to COVID-19.

AARP Tax Help

The AARP Foundation is offering their Tax-Aide service in Sellersburg and New Albany this year. The information for these locations is listed below. You can also use their website to find other Tax-Aide locations. Make sure to bring all of the documents listed on the AARP website!

Do not visit if you are symptomatic or have tested positive for COVID-19

American Legion Post 204 (Sellersburg)

February 16 – April 15, 2021

Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays: 10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Appointments required

(502) 627-0423

Face masks required
In person and drop off services available.
No Walk-ins accepted due to COVID-19.

American Legion Post 28 (New Albany)

February 16 – April 15, 2021

Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Appointments required

(812) 510-3303

Drop off services ONLY.
No Walk-ins accepted due to COVID-19.

CASI Tax Help

If you or your family earned less than $58,000 last year, you may qualify for almost $6,300 in combined federal and Indiana Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when you file your tax return! Get your taxes prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteers at Community Action of Southern Indiana’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites. Make sure you bring your Social Security Card and a photo ID. Note that CASI has moved to a new location and you MUST make an appointment!

Do not visit if you are symptomatic or have tested positive for COVID-19

Community Action of Southern Indiana (Jeffersonville)

Begins January 26, 2021

Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Appointments required

(812) 590-4064

Call and leave a message with your name and number and a VITA volunteer will return your call to schedule your appointment.

St. John United Presbyterian Church (New Albany)

Begins January 28, 2021

Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required

(812) 590-4064

Call and leave a message with your name and number and a VITA volunteer will return your call to schedule your appointment.