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Duluth Public Library
520 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802

A tax-supported service
of the City of Duluth

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Tax Preparation Help

Tax Preparation Help at the Library

Volunteers from UMD will be at the Main Library in the Gold Room (Michigan Street level) beginning Saturday, February 8, 2014. Their schedule will be:

Mondays:   2 - 7 pm
Saturdays:   10 am - 4 pm
Volunteers will not be here on these dates:
Monday, February 17 - Library Closed
Saturday, March 15
Monday, March 17
Saturday, March 22

The last day the volunteers will be here is Saturday, April 12


Bring the following materials to your tax help session:

  • Social Security numbers for everyone listed on the tax return (including children)
  • Birth dates of everyone listed on the tax return
  • Photo I.D.
  • Last year's tax return
  • W-2 forms, 1099 forms and any other taxable and nontaxable income statements or forms
  • Receipts for charitable donations
  • Property taxes paid in 2013 on your home
  • Daycare expenses (include provider's name, address and tax ID or Social Security number)
  • Receipts for purchase of school-related material for K-12 students
  • Form 1098-T for college, technical college or other post-secondary schools
  • Form 1098-E if interest was paid on a student loan
  • RENTERS: Form CRP from your landlord
  • HOMEOWNERS: 2014 property tax bill

For questions regarding the volunteer tax help, please call the UMD Accounting Department Office: 726-7966.

Additional Tax Preparation Help Sites:

UMD volunteers will be also be available Feb. 8 - April 12  in:
Room 145
School of Business & Economics
412 Library Drive
Wednesdays 2 - 8 pm
Saturdays 10 am - 8 pm 

Community Action Duluth is providing tax help at 3 locations:

Community Action Duluth main office
2424 W. 5th St., Ste. 102
Tuesdays & Wednesdays beginning at 4:30 pm
Saturdays beginning at 8:45 am
Walk-ins only. Call 218-726-1665 for more information

Laura MacArthur Elementary School
720 N. Central Ave.
Mondays beginning at 4:15 pm
Appointments available for people with dependents, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. Call 218-726-1665 to schedule.

United Way, Ordean Building
424 W. Superior St.
Room B
Thursdays beginning at 10 am
Appointments only. Call 218-726-4796 to schedule.

Additional tax help locations and times:

CHUM East Food Shelf
125 N. 1st Ave. W.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 am - 3 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-720-6521.

Gloria Dei Church
219 N. 6th Ave. E.
Wednesdays noon - 5 pm

Duluth Ecumen Lakeshore
4002 London Rd.
Mondays 9 am - noon

Lincoln Park Center
2014 W. 3rd St.
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments only. Call 218-722-4107.

Rainbow Senior Center
211 N. 3rd Ave. E.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9 am - noon;
Thursdays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-727-8147.

West Duluth American Legion
5814 Grand Ave.
Thursdays 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sign-up sheet on door

Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St.
Fridays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-879-7986.

Proctor Area Community Center
100 Pionk Dr.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9 am - 1 pm
Appointments preferred. Call 218-628-6293.

Superior Public Library
1530 Tower Ave.
Mondays & Thursdays noon - 4 pm

More tax help websites


PLEASE NOTE: Library staff are not trained to help with tax questions.
Please contact the IRS or the Minnesota Department of Revenue for help from the experts.

You may be able to file your taxes online for free if you earned $58,000 or less and have a current email address.

Follow the steps here: You will connect to the main site where you can file both state and federal taxes for free, using software from H&R Block. This link will be active until October 15, 2014.

Once you've filed your state and federal taxes, you may file for the Minnesota Property Tax refund.

Free online tax filing is made possible by a grant to Community Action Duluth.

Tax Forms

The Main Library will have (but not all) Federal tax forms, instructions and publications, as well as some basic Wisconsin forms. The state of Minnesota is providing the Library with the 12 most-commonly-needed forms; other forms may be printed for $.15 per page or received by calling 651-296-4444. Tax forms may be found in the Michigan Street lobby and on the Tax Shelf on the second floor near the copy machines.

For additional forms:

  • check the notebooks of reproducible forms to photocopy (second floor Tax Shelf); printing is $.10 per page
  • check the IRS Office lobby in the Civic Center Federal Building for Federal forms
  • IRS - Forms and Publications

The Mt. Royal and West Duluth Branch Libraries have the basic forms, instructions and publications and notebooks of reproducible forms.

Federal and State Offices

Internal Revenue Service - Duluth Regional Office
515 W. 1st St., Federal Bldg. - Room 105
Duluth, MN 55802
(218-626-1624   Press 1 for Duluth.    There is no live telephone assistance.)  
Tax Information: 800-829-1040; Forms & Publications: 800-829-3676
Recorded Tax & Refund Information: 800-829-4477
No state return preparation

2014 Tax Season Hours: 
Monday through Friday - 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Forms available in lobby.
Web site:

Minnesota Department of Revenue
600 N. Robert St.
St. Paul, MN 55101

For questions about individual income tax, please contact:
     or call: 651-296-3781   or   800-652-9094
     TTY:  Call 711 for Minnesota Relay
Phone Assistance Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Web site:

Mail questions to:
     Minnesota Department of Revenue
     Mail Station 5510
     St. Paul, MN 55146

Mail tax returns to:
     Minnesota Individual Income Tax
     St. Paul, MN 55145-0010



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