Tax Information

Tax Information

Published Jan. 2022

**Tax forms are located on a table on the library's 2nd floor.**

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 Forms Available at the Library 
The library will be receiving tax forms in mid-January. Please call 920-236-5205 to request forms or information about other tax-related issues.

Forms not listed can be printed at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk for 10 cents per page.

 Wisconsin Forms
~ Form 1
~ Rent Certificate
~ Schedule H & H-EZ (Homestead Credit) & Instructions
~ Schedule WD (Capital Gains and Losses)
~ Schedule AD (Additions to Income)
~ Schedule SB (Subtractions from Income)

Not Yet Available
Federal Forms

~ Forms 1040 and 1040-SR Booklet

Key Filing Season Dates
*On January 10, the IRS announced that the national tax season will start on Monday, January 24, 2022, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2021 tax year returns.*

  • January 14: IRS Free File opens. Taxpayers can begin filing returns through IRS Free File partners; tax returns will be transmitted to the IRS starting January 24. Tax software companies also are accepting tax filings in advance.
  • January 18: Due date for tax year 2021 fourth quarter estimated tax payment.
  • January 24: IRS begins 2022 tax season. Individual 2021 tax returns begin being accepted and processing begins
  • January 28: Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day to raise awareness of valuable tax credits available to many people – including the option to use prior-year income to qualify.
  • April 18: Due date to file 2021 tax return or request extension and pay tax owed.
  • October 17: Due date to file for those requesting an extension on their 2021 tax returns.

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.

WI Individual Income Tax - Which form do I file?

Appleton Office - Department of Revenue
265 W. Northland Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911-2016
Open Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

State of Wisconsin (Customer Service)
2135 Rimrock Road
Madison,WI 53713
Open Monday - Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
**extended hours on January 19, 21, 26, and 28; and April 6, 8, 13, and 15:  7:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.**

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 Taxpayer Assistance Center for Oshkosh/Appleton
All Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) now operate by appointment. When calling to schedule an appointment, customer service representatives are available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  To make an appointment, call 844-545-5640.

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.
Click here for Free File

If You Have Questions
Call 1-800-829-1040 for individual tax questions; 1-800-829-4933 for business tax questions.
Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

For Current Refund Information

Go to the IRS Refund Status page

Please allow 24 hours after you e-file,  If you filed on paper, please allow 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.
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.