Tax Information

The Los Gatos Public Library does not provide tax publications or forms. Most forms and publications are available online. Librarians are available to assist you in downloading forms but cannot provide tax information.
Free Tax Assistance

Commonly Used 2017 Income Tax Forms


Federal Income Tax:

Form 1040
Schedules for Form 1040
Form 1040A
Form 1040EZ

California State Income Tax:

Form 540
Form 540 ES
Form 540 2EZ

Other Forms and Tax Questions

Internal Revenue Service
55 S. Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

Forms by phone



1.800.829.4059 (TDD)


1.800.822.6268 (TDD)

Phone Assistance






Basic Forms are available at

Los Gatos Post Office  Call to Verify Supply
101 South Santa Cruz Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Department of Motor Vehicles
600 North Santa Cruz Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 94030

Local Offices

Federal IRS
55 S. Market Street, Third Floor
San Jose, CA
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
California FTB
96 N. 3rd Street
San Jose, CA
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Free Tax Assistance

  • - An online tax resource for information, news, and forms needed to complete Federal taxes. AARP Tax-Aide - A free confidential tax service for people of all ages, with special attention to those 60 and older.
    • AARP Tax-Aide Foundation
      Los Gatos Senior Center
      208 East Main Street
      Los Gatos, CA 95030
      408.354.1514 (call for an appointment)
  • California Revenue and Taxation Code - Table of contents and text of the code from the California Legislative Counsel's site for California Law. A keyword search is also available.
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Forms and Publications - This site includes tax forms and publications for the current tax year and prior years since 1992. It also links to a variety of tax information provided by the IRS.
  • State Tax Forms - This site links to tax forms of other states.
  • Sales Tax Rates for California - Provided by the California State Board of Equalization, this site includes California city and county sales and use tax rates.
  • Tax Analysts Online - Information from a large staff of reporters and editors dedicated to tax issues.  Requires sign-up, free triall available with phone call.
  • The Tax Prophet - Information from a large staff of reporters and editors dedicated to tax issues.
  • Taxes - California Income Tax Forms, Instructions and Publications - California Income Tax Forms---Forms and general information concerning California State Income Tax.
  • Uncle Fed - A non-IRS site with easy access to tax forms and information.