Tax Help

General Tax Information


Federal Resources

State Resources


  • IRS Tax Forms and Publications: 1-800-829-3676
  • Federal Tax Questions: 1-800-829-1040 and assistance 1-844-545-5640
  • Refund Information: 1-800-829-4477
  • Hearing-Impaired Tax Assistance (TTY): 1-800-829-4059


Federal Forms may be obtained at:
Internal Revenue Service
Federal Building
210 Walnut Street #447
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

  • Office Hours: check website for up-to-date information
  • Phone:  515-564-6618
  • Make an appointment:  844-545-5640
  • Visitors to the Federal Building will not be admitted unless they present proper identification.

State Forms may be obtained at:
Iowa Department of Revenue
Hoover State Office Building – #3000
1305 E Walnut St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Tax Preparation Assistance

AARP Tax Aide Foundation
The AARP Tax Aide Foundation offers free tax preparation for low- to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older. There’s no fee and AARP membership is not required. They do not take reservations.  

Find AARP Tax Aide Assistance sites in the Des Moines Metro Area

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
Individuals and families with a combined income under $58,000 in one year qualify to receive free tax preparation. VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a free service offered through United Way of Central Iowa. The VITA sites will open January 22, 2019.

Learn more about the VITA program and its Central Iowa locations.