Tax time means a trip to the library
It’s that time of year again, and dozens of you have already visited the Delaware County District Library seeking out tax forms. We have put tables for pre-printed federal, state and local tax forms in the vestibules at all locations for your convenience, but if you don’t find the form you’re looking for, you can always use the library’s Internet computers to search the IRS and Ohio Department of Taxation websites to print the form you need.
This year, the state has separated the form from the instruction booklet. In past years, the forms were stapled into the booklet; however, this year’s forms are not included in the booklet. Additionally, the Ohio four-page tax reporting form is printed on two separate sheets. The first sheet contains pages one and two of the form and pages three and four are printed on a different sheet. Please make sure that you pick up the instruction booklet and BOTH pages for the Ohio forms.
We have a limited number of local forms, including those from the city of Delaware and Buckeye Valley school district, but, again, they are available on websites for you to print.
As a gentle reminder, one that I repeat each year, although our librarians are smart, skilled and incredibly adept at finding information, they are NOT tax specialists. They will do their darnedest to help you find the form you need, but they cannot help you determine which form you need. We recommend that you consult a tax preparer or an accountant for tax advice.
While you’re in the library picking up tax forms, look for these books on the New Book Shelves during the month of February.
- All Business Is Local: Why Place Matters More Than Ever in a Global, Virtual World by John Quelch. Two marketing experts combine data and anecdotes to describe why physical place is still important in the virtual and global marketplace and explain how to leverage neighborhood locations to influence customers and increase sales.
- An Amish Family Reunion by Mary Ellis. When Eli Riehl’s father has a heart attack, Eli gives up his plan of writing a children’s book, to be illustrated by Phoebe Miller, but although he is willing to abandon his dream of becoming an author, he will not give Phoebe up.
- Cinnamon Roll Murder by Joanne Fluke. When the keyboard player for the Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band is murdered after a tour bus accident on the way to Lake Eden, Minn., Hannah Swensen, after digging up several local suspects, discovers that there is nothing sweeter than catching a killer.
- If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home by Lucy Worlsey. An architectural and cultural history of home life in England covers a wide range of topics from cooking and oral hygiene to sex and marriage, describing such subjects as why medieval people slept sitting up and why people feared fruit for centuries.
- The Lord of Illusion by Kathryne Kennedy. Rebel Drystan Hawkes dreams of freeing England and discovers the key to opening the door to Elfhame lies with Camille, a young slave woman, so Drystan sets off to rescue her and find the key that will send the dreaded elf lords away forever.
- Secrets of the Lost Summer by Carla Neggers. While restoring a small historic home in the wilderness of the Swift River Valley, Olivia Frost joins her neighbor, Dylan McCaffrey, on a generations-old treasure hunt that reveals a mystery wrapped in a love story.
- Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier by Neil Degrasse Tyson. The astrophysicist director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York discusses the future of space travel and the importance of its exploration for the United States’ economy, security and morale.
- Sundays Will Never Be the Same: Racing, Tragedy, and Redemption — My Life in America’s Fastest Sport by Darrell Waltrip. The champion NASCAR racer and brother of Michael Waltrip recounts the fateful 2001 Daytona 500 race during which Dale Earnhardt, Sr., lost his life, describing the author’s witness of events from the announcer’s booth, the expectations that shaped the day and the final lap dynamics that led to the tragedy.
- Tea Party Patriots: The Second American Revolution by Mark Meckler. The co-founders of the Tea Party Patriots, Inc. trace the political movement’s story since its creation in 2009 while outlining its commitment to specific agendas and recommendations for restoring America to a position of global superiority.
- The Wolf Gift by Anne Rice. A young reporter on assignment is attacked and bitten by an unknown beast in rural Northern California and begins a terrifying but seductive transformation into a being with a dual nature, both man and wolf.
- Yours, Mine, and Ours by MaryJanice Davidson. A latest entry in the trilogy that includes Me, Myself, and Why? finds FBI agent Cadence considering a deeper relationship with Patrick during the holiday season before meeting a handsome doctor, clashing with a talented rival and investigating the work of an enigmatic serial killer.
If you have a question that you would like to see answered in this column, mail it to Mary Jane Santos, Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015, or call 740–362-3861. You can also email your questions directly to Mary Jane at email@example.com. No matter how you contact us, we’re always glad you asked!