Tax Forms & Information

Tax Forms



Pre-printed tax forms are expected to arrive in late February. Please call the library ahead of time at 768-3400 for the Main Library or 768-3420 for the Freedom Branch to make sure that they have arrived and copies are available. 

Federal:
1040 Form & Booklet
Note: 1040A and 1040EZ are no longer being used, learn more about it here: Which Tax Form to File Now that 1040A & 1040EZ are no longer used?

California:
540
540EZ
540NR (Non-Resident)


These and other tax forms are available to be printed from:
California Franchise Tax Board
Internal Revenue Service
Other State Tax Forms


Tax Withholding Estimator from the IRS



Wondering what your tax withholding should be? The IRS now has an online Tax Withholding Estimator you can use. 

Tax Help



Project Scout will be providing free Income Tax Preparation Services at the Watsonville Public Library from Friday February 1st - Monday April 15th, 2018 for seniors, individuals with a disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County. 

They will be at the Main Library 
4pm - 7pm on Mondays (the library is closed on 2/18/19 & 4/1/19)
3pm - 5pm on Fridays

Please bring: A Photo ID, Social Security Cards or ITIN for each person on your tax return, W2, 1099, 1098 forms for all jobs held in 2017, child care costs for 2017 and provider information, a voided check for direct deposit (optional), and if you are able, your previous years tax form. 

For more information about Project Scout or to volunteer, please call 831-724-2606 (or toll-free 877-373-8297). Project scout provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with disability, and low income residents of Santa Cruz County. 

Other Tax Information



If you need to order tax forms you can do so by calling:
1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) for Federal forms and publications
1-800-852-5711 for California forms and publications
Federal:
  • 1040 Form
  • 1040 Booklet
  • 1040A form
  • 1040A booklet
  • 1040EZ Form
  • 1040EZ booklet

California tax booklets:  The California tax booklets have the forms inside.
  • 540
  • 540EZ
  • 540 NR(Non Resident)
Federal:
  • 1040 Form
  • 1040 Booklet
  • 1040A form
  • 1040A booklet
  • 1040EZ Form
  • 1040EZ booklet

California tax booklets:  The California tax booklets have the forms inside.
  • 540
  • 540EZ
  • 540 NR(Non Resident)