Tax Prep Help

To schedule a tax help appointment with AARP, please call (443) 485-1153. See all locations for AARP Tax-Aide assistance here. Cecil County Public Library staff is unable to make appointments. 

To reach the Comptroller's Office in Elkton, call (410) 996-0465. While the library doesn't receive paper tax forms, you can pick them up at the Comptroller's Office without an appointment. 

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will provide free tax return preparation at 6 Cecil County locations this year:


Elkton United Methodist Church - every Monday

The Calvert Grange - every Tuesday and some Saturdays

Chesapeake City Public Library - every other Thursday

Cecilton United Methodist Church - every other Thursday

Rising Sun Community Center - every Friday

Elkton Public Library - some Saturdays

All locations require an appointment. Call 443-485-1153 to schedule an appointment.

When you call, you will leave a voicemail message. Be patient, early in the season, due to the high volume of calls, it may take several days to a week for a Scheduler to get back to you.



Links to printable federal tax forms

1040 instructions (also contains instructions for schedules 1-6)

Schedule 1 (see page 86 of the 1040 instructions)
Use if you have additional income, such as capital gains, unemployment compensation, prize or award money, gambling winnings. Have any deductions to claim, such as student loan interest deduction, self-employment tax, educator expenses.

Schedule 2 (see page 98 of the 1040 instructions)
Use if you owe AMT or need to make an excess advance premium tax credit repayment.

Schedule 3 (see page 100 of the 1040 instructions)
Use if you can claim a nonrefundable credit other than the child tax credit or the credit for other dependents, such as the foreign tax credit, education credits, general business credit.

Schedule A - itemized deductions
Schedule A instructions
Schedule C - profit or loss from business
Schedule C instructions
Schedule EIC - Earned Income Credit

Schedule SE - Self-employment
Other federal tax forms
Free File fillable forms

If you would like to get tax forms via phone, you can call  1-800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676) Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to order current or prior year forms and instructions or IRS publications.



Links to printable Maryland state tax forms

Maryland 502 - Maryland resident tax form
Maryland Resident Instructions
File your Maryland taxes online
Maryland 502B - for claiming dependents
Maryland 505 - Maryland nonresident tax form
Maryland 505NR - Nonresident income tax computation
Maryland Nonresident Instructions
Other Maryland tax forms

Beginning February 1, 2023 through April 18, 2023, the Comptroller of Maryland has telephone assistance available to answer Personal Income Tax questions. Assistance is available from 8:30am to 7:00pm, Monday through Friday except on State Holidays. They can be reached at 410-260-7980 from Central Maryland or at 1-800-MD-TAXES from elsewhere.