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City of Lansing

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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero

Tax Forms

Free Tax Return Preparation

  • For individuals or families with $54,000 or less in income, please call 211 or 866.561.2500 to make an appointment with an IRS trained preparer for your Federal, State and City returns.
  • For individuals or families with $62,000 or less in income prepare your own taxes from home or anywhere.  Click Lansing Free Taxes for more information.  

E-Filed Returns: For 2015 tax returns, the City accepts E-filed returns from professional preparers only

Professional and Software Prepared Tax Returns
For Professional Tax Preparers and those using software to prepare returns, the City uses the Common Form (CF).  Please review your form completely before printing and submitting.  Changes made to the form after printing is not contained in the coding and may not be reflected once received.

Viewing Information

In order to view the City of Lansing Tax Forms you MUST have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. If you do not have Acrobat Reader you can download it for free from the Adobe web site.

Once you have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer, you will be able to view all of the Tax Forms offered on this web site. If you have any further questions please contact us at (517) 483-4114.


Income tax forms can be obtained during tax season at these locations:

  • On-Line Forms
  • First Floor lobby of City Hall - 124 W. Michigan Avenue
  • Lansing Capital Area District Library - 401 S. Capitol Avenue
  • By Mail - please call 517.483.4114
Tammy Good
1st Floor City Hall
124 W. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Treasury/Property Tax
Ph: 517.483.4121

Income Tax
Ph: 517.483.4114

Employer Withholding
Ph: 517.483.4117

Assessor's Office
Ph: 517.483.4020

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.