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Info & Research: Community & Government

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Get connected with federal, state and local government resources, local social services and organizations. 

COVID-19 Resources for the Community

Besides the immediate threat to health and well being COVID-19 has complicated many of the challenges of daily life. People may require assistance with basic food and housing needs and families face school and child care problems they did not have pre-COVID. Even filing tax returns is harder. This collection of community resources can help you find the help you need.

Taxes

Tax forms are available at the library during Tax Season:

  • The federal Forms 1040, 1040 SR, 1040 instruction booklets and printed copies of the State form OR-40 are available for free at the library.
  • All other federal forms and booklets, as well as state instruction booklets can be printed at the library with the first 10 pages free and a charge of 0.15 cents per page after that.
  • Tax Filing Season starts on January 24, 2022.
  • Tax form submission deadline will be April 18th, 2022.

Library computers are available for working on your taxes.

Tax Aide Locations in Springfield and Eugene:

Library staff are NOT able to assist you with tax preparation, including helping you select which forms you need. Only certified tax professionals can legally offer tax advice. Library staff are happy to help connect you to tax resources and offer computer and printing help when possible. To find out more information contact the local IRS office at 541-342-8745 or 844-545-5640:

Help with Food, Housing, and More

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