Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Tax Instructions Have Arrived!!!!!! Closed Monday, February 21

The instructions for the 1040 arrived!  All the forms and instructions we have received are in the front foyer, opposite the free materials shelves.  State and federal information is in.  We have one reference book on this year's taxes, and a few legal guides with more general information at the library.

AARP is assisting qualified filers at the Senior Center at School House Park on Sudderth, 257-4565.  Find them there Thursdays and Fridays 1-4pm and Saturdays 9am-noon, through April 16th.


Self-employed individuals are welcome.

Be sure to bring the following:
Photo ID(s)
Social Security Card(s)
Self-employed--all your expense/income documents
any 1099 forms you've received
Statements for Social Security, Unemployment benefits, Gambling, & pensions
Child care, college, or training expenses
Medical expenses
Charitable donation receipts
Mortgage interest and Property tax documents
a blank check to route your return through Direct Deposit (generally 8-10 days, no fees!)
your 2009 tax return!

Complex tax returns and small businesses with employees or depreciation are not possible through this program.

For questions with your taxes call the IRS --they are open 7am to 10pm local time--so call early or late to avoid a jam.

Telephone Assistance for Individuals:
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1040

Telephone Assistance for Businesses:
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-4933

Telephone Assistance for Exempt Organizations, Retirement Plan Administrators, and Government Entities:
Toll-Free, 1-877-829-5500

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday,  7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time.

Telephone Assistance for people with hearing impairments:
Toll-Free 1-800-829-4059 (TDD)
For further information, see Tax Topic 102
Telephone Assistance for Individuals who believe they may be a victim of Identify Theft: No Tax Administration Impact - Did not receive a notice from the IRS. Toll-Free 1-800-908-4490 (Automated and live assistance)
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. your local time

The Ruidoso Public Library will be closed Monday, February 21, in observance of Presidents' Day.  See you Saturday or Tuesday!