Find and print forms online:
Federal forms are available at:
IRS in Kansas City in Union Station
30 West Pershing Rd. Suite 600, Kansas City, MO 64108
Mon through Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Missouri State form is available at:
The only walk-in location where you can pick up Missouri tax forms is at the State Office Building at 615 E. 13th St. The office is open 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. If you filed a paper return last year, you should receive paper forms though the mail again this year. If you filed electronically or have not received your forms by now, your two options are to download forms from the Missouri Website or call toll-free 1-800-877-6881.
Kansas City Tax form is available at:
City Hall - Finance Department
414 E. 12th St.
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free Tax Preparation and Filing
As more and more people are opting to use online tax preparation and electronic filing for individual income taxes, the federal government has made it easier than ever to link taxpayers to companies who will provide this as a free service to those who meet certain income guidelines.
Free Tax Preparation at the Library
The AARP Tax-Aid program provides free tax preparation and assistance services to low-and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older.
Internal Revenue Service
The IRS website has a whole section devoted to what they call Free File. There are links to 15 companies that offer this free service. Be sure to read the Free File FAQs. Be especially sure to always go through the IRS website to link up to a company to take advantage of this free service.
For the latest news from the IRS on recent changes this tax season such as the annual inflation adjustment, check the New & Events section.
Connecting for Good
Connecting for Good operates several IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax preparation sites in the Kansas City area. Free tax help is available for taxpayers with income less than $60,000 who cannot prepare their own tax returns. For additional information about tax preparation days and hours, visit them online.
MyFreeTaxes is an online filing service that provides easy, free tax help brought to you by United Way and powered by H&R Block's safe and secure software. United Way's MyFreeTaxes helps households with an adjusted gross income of $66,000/year or less save money and maximize refunds and tax credits without being solicited for financial products or refund anticipation loans.
Affordable Care Act Tax Questions
Tools are available for individuals who have questions about their tax filing responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act. General resources can be found at www.IRS.gov/Affordable-Care-Act or www.HealthCare.gov/taxes/.
Need Assistance with a Tax Problem?
Free legal resources are available to help low-income families with tax-related problems from prior years. To qualify, income needs to be below $28,725 for individuals or under $58,875 for a family of four. Assistance can include helping respond to IRS audits, establishing payment plans, and other options.
Kansas City Tax Clinic
This is a project of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Graduate Tax Law Foundation and is staffed by UMKC tax law students under the supervision of experienced practitioners. The Kansas City Tax Clinic provides free, high quality representation to those who could not otherwise afford professional assistance.
Contact: UMKC Law School at 816.235.6201.
Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic of Legal Aid of Western Missouri
The LITC at Legal Aid of Western Missouri provides free legal representation by experienced tax attorneys for low-income taxpayers in a 40-county area.
Contact: Legal Aid of Western Missouri at 816.474.6750
Here are some helpful resources:
Books on tax preparation
Finance Foundations: Income Taxes course in Lynda.com
Smart ways to use your refund