Tax Answers: Local Tax Information

Tax Forms | IRS Office | Tax Clinics | Resources

Federal and State Tax Forms, Publications—And Help at the Library

The Internal Revenue Service is recommending that taxpayers take steps now to learn about changes that could affect their ability to timely file their 2016 tax returns and get their refunds as quickly as possible. Visit the IRS here for more information. 

Federal and state tax forms and publications can be printed out at all branches. The state government no longer provides print copies of forms and publicationsTax Answers to the library for distribution. State forms and publications may be found online here. The federal government gives us a limited selection of print forms. For a full range of federal forms and publications:

  • - to view and download
  • - to order tax products to be delivered by mail
  • 1-800-829-3676 - to order tax products to be delivered by mail

The Law Library at Headquarters of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library has legal information on taxes, especially of interest to tax attorneys. Please call 540-372-1144 for more information.

Local IRS Office

Federal and Virginia state tax return preparation is available for individuals who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).  Contact the local IRS office for more information: 

Local IRS Office
1320 Central Park Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA, 22401
Phone: 540-899-9450

Free Tax Prep Clinics at the Library

Bring your social security cards, photo IDs, last year's return, and all necessary forms and receipts (W2, 1099, 1095–A, etc.), childcare provider's ID number, amount of any other income or economic stimulus payments if received, and bank routing and account numbers if requesting direct deposit.

AARP Tax Aid Clinics

IRS–trained volunteers will help prepare simple tax returns. Appointments required, but some limited walk-ins may be accepted. Call the branch for an appointment.

  • England Run Branch
    806 Lyons Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
    Phone: 540-899-1703
    Appointment required. Some walk-in spaces available.
    Mondays and Saturdays, January 29-April 14 (except March 24), 9:00-2:00
  • Salem Church Branch
    2607 Salem Church Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407AARP
    Phone: 540-785-9267
    Appointment required. Some walk-in spaces available.
    Wednesdays and Fridays, January 31-April 13, 10:00-2:00

  • Snow Branch
    8740 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    Phone: 540-507-7565
    Appointment required. Some walk-in spaces available.
    Saturdays, February 3-April 14, 9:30-2:00


United Way Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Clinics

Eligibility for the clinic is a maximum income of $66,000, regardless of family size. No appointments needed. For more information on eligibility and all area EITC clinics, visit or call 540–373–00417:00 is the latest a return may be started. Sites close promptly at 8:00.

  • Fredericksburg Branch
    1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    Phone: 540-372-1144

    Tuesdays, January 23, February 6, February 20, March 6, and March 20, 4:00-8:00
  • England Run Branch
    806 Lyons Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
    Phone: 540-899-1703

    Mondays, January 22-March 26, 4:00-8:00Untied Way
  • Porter Branch
    2001 Parkway Boulevard, Stafford, VA 22554
    Phone: 540-659-4909 or 540-372-1144
    Wednesdays, January 24-March 28, 4:00-8:00

  • Cooper Branch
    20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach, VA 22443
    Phone: 804-224-0921
    Tuesdays, January 30-February 6, 1:00-5:00

Other resources

  • IRS Forms and Publications
    Download forms and instructions for the present year back to 1990. Adobe Acrobat Reader is freely available to download and use for viewing and printing documents. You may also read lengthy publications online if you desire. Files may be searched by keyword. Some of the more popular forms are available in a "fill-in" version. This page also links to states' tax sites and electronic filing options. Check the IRS News and Events page for more information.
  • AARP Online Tax Counseling
    The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) provides information to help you complete your federal tax return. The site offers frequently asked questions and an opportunity to ask questions of trained volunteers.
  • Virginia Department of Taxation
    Individuals are encouraged to file electronically using iFile. You can find Virginia tax forms from 1995-present online. Answers to frequently-asked questions and forms for businesses and estates can be found on the department's homepage. You may also request that forms be mailedTax Answers to your home, or download them in Adobe portable document format (.pdf) from home or in the library. Otherwise, forms are not being mailed out.
  • Spotsylvania County Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue
    Information about taxes is available through the Commissioner of the Revenue. Spotsylvania residents can pay their personal property taxes, real estate taxes, and other county bills online using their credit cards.
  • Stafford County, Office of the Treasurer
    This site has information about other county regulations. Stafford residents can pay their personal property and real estate taxes online.
  • Westmoreland County, Taxes
    Tax tables for real estate, machinery & tools, motor vehicles, sales & use, and public utilities.
  • City of Fredericksburg Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue
    Information about taxes is available through the Commissioner of the Revenue's office.
  • Tax Policy Center
    Provides timely, accessible analysis and facts about tax policy to policymakers, journalists, citizens, and researchers via tax fact sheets and analysis.