Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Course Introduction

On-the-Job Resources

Available Resources

When you arrive at the tax preparation site, your Site Coordinator will assist you with your resource needs. Your site may even have a technical research library from which you can access various forms, publications, and worksheets. These materials are also available and can be downloaded from

The Volunteer Resource Guide and Publication 17 will be available to you for use at the site. Electronic versions of these products may also be used in lieu of paper products. Your Site Coordinator should be able to provide access to the following key resources as well:

  • Instruction booklets, schedules, and worksheets for Form 1040
  • Tax publications that are frequently used at the sites (e.g., Publication 596, Earned Income Credit; Publication 972, Child Tax Credit; Publication 3, Armed Forces Tax Guide; etc.)
  • Equipment and supplies along with security requirements and use restrictions
More Information

Finalized blank forms are available at


Recipients of government property and equipment must certify that the equipment will be used for volunteer tax return preparation purposes. Commercial and certain personal uses of the property may terminate the agreement. This applies to hardware and software, as well as supplies.