Tax Services

Library Tax Services
Get All the Tax Help You Need At Your Library

Getting your tax documents prepared for filing and actually filing your taxes can be difficult for anyone. At the Porter County Public Library System, we want to help our library patrons any way we possibly can, which is why we provide tax services to the Porter County community every year during tax season. If you are looking for help, we encourage you to read the frequently asked questions on this page and be sure to contact your library branch for any additional information you need about our PCPLS tax services.

Tax Help For 2017
Available Tax Forms

The following forms are currently available at PCPLS libraries:

IT-40 Booklet
IT-40EZ Booklet

If you need a form we have not received, you can print most forms for $0.10 per page. You may also find Instructional Booklets online.

PCPLS Tax Help Appointments

Please contact one of our branches (contact link below) to find out details on tax appointment availability.

Tax Forms Online
File Online
Information and Guides

Your Federal Income Tax (also called Publication 17) features details on taking advantage of a wide range of tax-saving opportunities.

Tax Preparation Services

Each of the following locations manages their own preparation services. Please contact each location individually for information about their limitations & restrictions, and appointment dates & times.

Tax Aide Locators

AARP Tax Aides: (888) 687-2277

Public Libraries

Valparaiso Public Library: (219) 462-0524

Portage Public Library: (219) 763-1508

South Haven Public Library: (219) 759-4474

Kouts Public Library: (219) 766-2271

Hebron Public Library: (219) 996-3684

Thomas Library (Chesterton): (219) 926-7696

Michigan City: (219) 873-3049 (main # 873-3044)

Crown Point 663-0270 (appointments made on special days & only in person)

Senior Centers

Bonner Senior Center (Portage): (219) 762-3591

Banta Activity Center (Valpo): (219) 462-1301


Valparaiso Univerity (Law School): (219) 465-7900

Indiana University Northwest (Gary School of Business): (219) 980-6552

PNC (Westville, Department of Business & Leadership) is coordinating appointments through United Way at 1-877-502-0700


United Way: (219) 464-3583 x128

Urban League of NWIN Tax Assist. Program, Community Action Asset Building (Gary): (219) 980-2093

Merrillville Municipal Building: (219) 769-3501

Calumet Township Center (Gary): (219) 880-4902

IRS Local Offices: (219) 736-4378

Indiana Department of Revenue Local Offices: (219) 769-4267

Questions? Contact Us.

The PCPLS staff is ready to help you file your taxes and answer any questions you have about our tax services!