Crandon Public Library

Free income tax assistance is available for the Forest County residents March 8th and 20th, 2018. This service is provided by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation, and is available to people with low to moderate income; with special attention to those over the age of 60.

Please note that tax counseling is offered by appointment only. To learn more about the tax service, or to make an appointment, you must call (715) 478-3784 to reserve your spot.

Tax counseling services are offered free of charge by volunteer Tax Aides trained by the IRS and AARP to assist in tax preparation. The services rendered will include preparation of your 2017 Federal and Wisconsin tax returns, and, if applicable, the Wisconsin Homestead Credit.

The tax counseling service is offered from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM at the Crandon Public Library located at 110 W. Polk Street, Crandon.

To speed up refunds or receipt of Homestead Credit, electronic filing of your return is offered at no charge.

People intending to use the service will need to bring the following items as appropriate:

A picture ID (Required)
Social Security Card (Required)
Copies of last year’s 2016 Federal & State returns (if you filed)
2017 W-2’s, 1099’s and any other tax related documents (i.e. interest & dividend statements, IRA withdrawals, etc.)
Social Security Income payment statements
Copies of any W-2 G (gambling winnings)
Information showing purchase price for any stock sold
Information to support any Itemized Deductions
Copy of your Real Estate Tax Statement for both 2016 and 2017
NOTE: Bring a copy of your 2017 bill even if you will pay it 2018
Know the annual dollar amount you paid for your Supplemental Medical Insurance and your Medicare Part D Drug Insurance.
Signed rent Certificate from your Landlord (if renting & filing for Homestead Credit)
State Unemployment Summary (Must get online)

Crandon Public Library

Attention Story Hour parents, grandparents and caregivers. Due to the current transition period created by staff changes at the Library, Story Hour is on a mid-winter break. It is anticipated that the new library Director will begin Story Hour in the Spring with some wonderful spring stories, craft projects and activities! Of course, Story Hour littles and their families are ALWAYS encouraged to stop by our children’s room for books & playtime ANY TIME of the WEEK!