Tax Information

Taxes

The Tax Information page will help you find tax assistance in the local area & provide you with information on your Wisconsin State & Federal Taxes. 

Tax Deadline:  Tuesday, April 18.

Tax Forms Available at Oshkosh Public Library  
Federal Wisconsin
Form 1040 (no instructions) Form 1 & Instructions
Form 1040A & Instructions Form 1A & Instructions - Form currently not available
Form 1040EZ & Instructions Form WI-Z & Instructions
  Schedule H/H-EZ - Homestead Credit Booklet (inc Rent Certificate)

Tax Assistance
TCE (Tax Counseling for the Elderly)
Senior Center

Thursday & Fridays
February 2 through April 14
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Specifically for senior citizens

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
Fox Valley Technical College, Riverside Campus
Saturdays   9:00 am - noon
Mondays & Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Individuals and families who make $54,000 or less a year qualify for this assistance.

Appointments are Required - call 651-3060 to schedule an appointment (This is a local Oshkosh number)  All appointments will be made via the phone lines at the Oshkosh Area United Way office.

Volunteer counselors assist individuals with the preparation of their tax returns in accordance with the guidelines established between the IRS, AARP, and VITA.


Wisconsin State Taxes

For more Wisconsin Tax Information and Forms, go to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue Homepage.

Wisconsin Free-File
New fill-in-the-blank personal income tax form you can file on-line for free.

Appleton Office - Department of Revenue

265 W. Northland Ave.

Appleton, WI 54911-2016

Open Monday-Friday 7:45am to 4:30pm

920-832-2727

State of Wisconsin (Customer Service)

2135 Rimrock Road

Madison,WI 53713

Open Monday - Friday 7:45am to 4:30pm

608-266-2772

Form Requests

Madison 608-266-1961

For Current Refund Information (recorded)

Toll Free 866-WIS-RFND (947-7363)

Or go to the Internet Refund Inquiry Form

For e-filed returns please wait up to one full week from the day acknowledgment is received.  For paper filing, please wait at least 12 weeks from the date you filed before calling. You will need to know your social security number and the exact dollar amount of your refund.

Where to Mail all Wisconsin Tax Forms - find out where to send your forms depending on what form you are filing and if you are receiving a refund or paying.


Federal Taxes

For more Federal Tax Information and Forms, go to the IRS Homepage

IRS Videos on YouTube
Over 70 videos providing tips on new credits and deductions and other changes in the tax law.

IRS Office for Oshkosh/Appleton

1901B East Capitol Drive

Appleton, WI 54911

920-996-4860 (recorded message only; no live telephone service)

Mon. - Fri. 9:00am - 4:30pm

Closed 12:00 noon - 1:00pm

Services provided by this office

For Forms and Publications

Call 1-800-829-3676

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

For E-Filing

Explains the IRS electronic (e-file) system. Information on Free File Services for eligible taxpayers.

If You Have Questions

Call 1-800-829-1040 for individual tax questions; 1-800-829-4933 for business tax questions.

Mon. - Fri. 7:00am - 7:00pm

For Current Refund Information

Go to the IRS Refund Status page

Please allow 72 hours after you e-file,  If you filed on paper, please allow 3-4 weeks from the date you filed before calling. You will need to know the first social security number shown on your return, the filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund.

Where to Mail Federal Tax Forms - find out where to send your forms depending on what form you are filing and if you are receiving a refund or paying.


Tax Forms from Other States & Helpful Tax Links

TurboTax Tax Tips & Resource Center
Common tax questions, tax calculators and links to federal & state tax forms.

Tax Forms from Other States
Click on desired state for forms.

MSN Money
H & R Block will file your taxes electronically for a fee at this site. You can also find a list of tax changes and step-by-step guides to help you reduce and prepare your taxes.

Bankrate.com
Tax tips, new laws, rates, information on tax scams and more to get started on your taxes.

MarketWatch : Tax Guide
Covers topics such as alternative minimum tax (AMT), homeowner tax breaks, unusual IRA investments, capital gains and losses and estate taxes. Includes worksheets and calculators.