Tax Information for Tax Year 2020

For California residents the deadline for filing federal and state tax returns for the year 2020 is Thursday April 15, 2021. See the 2021 Tax Calendars (PDF).

San Francisco Public Library does NOT carry 1099 forms. To order 1099 forms, and other tax products, call the IRS assistance center at (800) 829-3676.

Federal and California Tax Forms

San Francisco Public Library Virtual Tax Programs

Which Form Do I Use?

Federal

State of California

  • The California Franchise Tax Board can help you to determine which form to file.

Assistance with Filing Your Return

Free Online Filing

Federal

State of California

  • The Franchise Tax Board offers a free e-file program, CalFile, if you meet certain qualifications.

Filing by Mail – Where to Send Returns

Federal

State of California

  • State tax forms for California and tax-related correspondence are sent to Sacramento. All 540 forms have mailing addresses on them.

Working Families Credit (WFC)

The Working Families Credit (WFC) Program provides up to $250 to low- and moderate-income San Francisco families who have qualified for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).  The WFC application deadline is April 15, 2021.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-to-moderate-income working taxpayers get more money back when they file their federal income tax return.

IRS

Federal forms and instructions for previous years are available for downloading.

or order forms by phone:  Call 800-829-3676

State of California Franchise Tax Board

All forms and publications for 2020 and for previous years are available from the California Franchise Tax Board.

To order forms by phone:  Call 800-338-0505