Tax Season Resources

Welcome to tax season! Wondering where to pick up your tax forms this year, or how to get assistance preparing and filing your taxes? This short guide will give you the information you need to prepare and file your taxes this season.

Where can I find tax forms and instructions?

Federal Tax Forms:

1040/1040-SR forms and instruction books are available at both Lancaster Public Library locations. These and additional forms can also be found at

PA State Tax Forms:

Pennsylvania encourages e-filing, but forms and instructions for filing can be found at

Local Tax Forms:

Tax forms for Lancaster County can be found at

Where can I file electronically?

Federal Taxes:

The IRS lists online-filing options, including the IRS service “Free File” at

PA State Taxes:

Many e-filing services allow you to file state and federal forms at the same time. Visit to file only state forms for free.

Local Taxes:

E-filing for Lancaster County can be found at

Where can I get help preparing my taxes?

Please note, many locations offering tax prep assistance require an appointment and have specific guidelines about the materials you must bring to your appointment to receive service.


  • Who qualifies?
    • Anyone, but their focus is on those who are 50+ or have low to moderate income.
  • Appointment Required?
    • Yes. Please call the number for the site where you would like to have your appointment to inquire about availability.
  • More Info:

First United Methodist Church
29 E Walnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 584-4886

West Willow UMC
118 W Willow Road, Willow Street, PA 17584
(717) 726-8269

Brethren Village – Lititz
3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543
(717) 569-2697


  • Who qualifies?
    • Lancaster residents whose household income was $70,000 or less in 2023 (other requirements may apply).
  • Appointment Required?
    • Yes. Please visit or call 211 to schedule an appointment.
  • More Info:
    • Visit for information about what to bring to your appointment and eligibility requirements.

Alliance Church
425 Cloverleaf Road, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 367-2995

Salem UCC
324 Walnut Street, Columbia, PA 17512
(717) 684-6498

Ephrata Public Library
560 S Reading Road, Ephrata, PA 17522
(717) 738-9291

HACC Lancaster
1614 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 293-5000

Hempfield UMC
3050 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 285-5156

Keystone Deaf & Hard of Hearing
2270 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 176022
(717) 283-4460 (interpreter line)

Manheim Salem UMC
140 N Penn Street, Manheim, PA 17545
(717) 665-2331

Millersville University
435 E Frederick Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 875-9582

Quarryville Library Center
357 Buck Road, Quarryville, PA 17556
(717) 786-1336

Trinity Lutheran Church
31 S Duke Street #1, Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 397-2734

The Factory Ministries
3293 Lincoln Highway E, Paradise, PA 17562
(717) 687-9594

VITA on King
245 W King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

United Way of Lancaster County
1910 Harrington Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601


  • Who qualifies?
    • PA residents whose household income was $64,000 or less in 2023 (other requirements may apply). Offers services in Spanish.
  • Appointment Required?
    • Yes. Please call or text (717) 200-1120 to arrange for an appointment.
  • More Info:

315 W James Street, Suite 107
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 200-1120

Where can I get/renew my ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number)?

The following are agencies or companies authorized to provide this service in Lancaster:

See above

H&R Block, Inc.
1234 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 392-4882