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2017 Tax Season

Federal Tax Info

State Tax Info & forms

Paper copies can be obtained at some PCL locations: check with your local library.
To order Tax Forms: www.irs.gov/orderforms or call 1-800-829-3676

IMPORTANT: You must show proof of Health Insurance
This year everyone needs to show proof of Health Coverage for the year in order to avoid a penalty.  Whether you get your Health Care through the Marketplace or from a small company or a large company.  Stay on the lookout for form 1095A,  1095B, or 1095 C.  This form is needed in order to file your tax return.  It would be issued by your Health Insurance Company, or your employer.

Questions?

  • ITA is a tax law resource that takes you through a series of questions and provides you with responses to tax law questions.
  • Tax Trails is an interactive tool that can help you find answers to general tax questions on deductions, exclusions, tax credits and other tax topics.
  • National Taxpayer Advocate Help Line: 1-800-777-4778.

Help with tax preparation

Tax Advocate

If you have tried to resolve a tax problem with the IRS and are experiencing delays or are facing financial difficulties you may request the assistance of the Taxpayer Advocate. There is at least one Taxpayer Advocate in each state. The Taxpayer Advocate can be your voice at the IRS and the service is FREE. Go online to: www.irs.gov

  • At the bottom left of webpage click on "Taxpayer Advocate Service"
  • Then click on "Local Taxpayer Advocate"
  • Follow through by clicking on "View Local Taxpayer Advocates by state"
  • Click on the state of RI and your quest is answered.