The Reference Section, located on the fifth floor of the Broward County Main Library, has a collection of reference materials providing tax information from both governmental and commercial sources. This information includes legal publications as well as more general "how to" publications. Circulating books on taxation are located on the fourth floor of the Broward County Main Library.
Among the Reference Section's holdings in the field of taxation are the Standard Federal Tax Reporter (published by Commerce Clearinghouse), U.S. Tax Court decisions, and federal tax forms, publications, and laws.
Note: Books on taxation are available at many branches of the Broward County Library and are generally classified in the 336.2 Dewey Decimal area of the library. Call your local branch library for additional information.
Services - Income Tax Assistance
IRS-trained volunteers provide one-on-one tax assistance for basic tax returns, on the 7th floor of the Broward County Main Library, between February and April of each year. You may call 954-357-7485 to make an appointment.
Links to Websites on Taxation
Additional information on taxation may be found on the following websites:
Librarians' Internet Index: Websites You Can Trust
This is a searchable and annotated subject directory of internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries. Select " Business" and then " Tax Filing Season" or type a keyword in the search box.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
The official site of the IRS provides IRS forms and publications for printing or downloading. It also provides answers to frequently-asked questions and an overview of the support services offered by the IRS.
U.S. Tax Code Online
Complete access to the IRS Tax Code is provided, and is searchable by keyword or section number.
AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Tax-Aide Program
AARP trained and certified volunteers provide tax help at the library. Appointments may be made by calling 954-357-7485.
To locate other AARP Tax-Aide locations, call 1-888-227-7669 or visit the AARP Tax Aide website at https://locator.aarp.org/vmis/sites/tax_aide_locator.jsp
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
VITA trained and certified volunteers offer free tax help to low-to-moderate income people who cannot prepare their own tax returns.
To locate the nearest VITA location, call 1-800-829-1040. Information about the VITA program is available at the VITA website at http://www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=119845,00.html.