Closed January 15

We are closed Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King Day.
Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 16 at 9 a.m.

AARP tax preparation at Eisenhower Center Canceled. Alternate Sites:

AARP has canceled the Eisenhower Center location for taxes due to a lack of AARP Volunteers/Leadership. Residents may make arrangements with the other locations listed here:

Below are the referral sites for individuals looking to schedule an appointment to have their taxes done through the AARP TAX Program.

1.    Thornton Township Senior Center: 14323 South Halsted, Riverdale IL 60827.
Phone# 708-596-6040

2.    Calumet City Library: 660 Manistee Avenue, Calumet City IL 60409.
Phone# 708-933-0897

3.    Marie Irwin Community Center: 18120 Highland Avenue, Homewood IL 60430.
Phone# 708-957-7275

4.    Rich Township Family Center: 22013 Governors Highway, Richton Park IL
Phone# 708-748-5454

 5.    Bloom Township Senior Center: 425 South Halsted, Chicago Heights IL 60411.
Phone# 708-754-9400

H&R Block Tax Presentations



UBER Partner Tax Planning
Thursday, February 1 from 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
This session will cover the 2 IRS information documents 1099-K and 1099MISC received for UBER and Lyft partners.
A representative from H&R Block will breakdown qualifying credits and deductions and provide each participant with a
reporting guide.

Social Security and Retirement Planning
Saturday, February 10 from 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
This session will cover the filing requirements for those receiving social security benefits and pensions. A representative from H&R Block will determine if it is beneficial to file in order to receive a refund and whether or not your benefits are taxable under the IRS code.

The Affordable Care Act and YOU
Thursday, February 15 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
This session will cover the federal ACA healthcare bill filing requirements and penalties. A representative from H&R Block will discuss how it affects you and your tax return.

There will be time for Q&A at the end of the presentations.

Income Tax Lecture & Q&A



General Tax Basics 101
Saturdays: Jan. 6, Jan. 13 & Jan. 20
from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
in the Community Room
Lyana Funches from H&R Block will cover the basics of tax planning. She will review qualifying dependents, sources of income, W-4s, and how to determine qualifying deductions and credits. There will be time for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

Visit our http://www.lansingpl.org/taxes.html page to file online for free, or download and print your own forms.  The library will not have free forms available. 


a) Visit AV Dept. (upper level) to make photocopies from a master of common forms ($.10/page, instruction books not available due to length)

*the IRS has not yet posted the new 2017 forms, so we haven't printed masters as of 12/29/17

b) file online (free on IRS, State of Illinois or Creditkarma.com)

c) log on a public computer and download/print the forms you need ($.15/page)

Closing Early Dec. 30

The library will be open 9-1 on Dec. 30, 2017

We're closed for New Year's and will reopen January 2 at 9:00 a.m.

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