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.



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 502 form 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

The Comptroller of Maryland offers extended telephone assistance hours for CURRENT YEAR Personal Income Tax from February 1 - April 18. Assistance will be available from 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except for State holidays. We can be reached by calling 410-260-7980 (central Maryland) or 1-800-MD TAXES (outside of Central Maryland). As an alternative for phone assistance, you can send an email to

After April 18th, they will return to our normal hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. excluding State Holidays.