Monday, February 9, 2015

IRS Tax Forms at the Library

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sent a limited number of tax forms to libraries this year and no instruction booklets because of Congressional cuts to the 2015 budget. The Tigard Library has received 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ forms.

In cooperation with AARP, the Tigard Library is once again offering tax help Fridays-Sundays until Sunday, April 12.  All appointments are currently filled through Sunday, March 6.  Call the Reference Desk at 503-718-2517 to make an appointment. 
The library will make available copies of some forms that are most in demand such as Itemized Deductions(Schedule A), Capital Gains and Losses(Schedule D) and Interest and Ordinary Dividends(Schedule B).  People may make photocopies of other forms from the library’s master file or print them off the Web at at 10 cents a page. 

They may also call the IRS at 1-800-829-3676 for a mailed copy.  The state of Oregon has not provided state forms for several years. For more tax information people can log onto



Thursday, February 5, 2015

Tigard Police Ask for the Public's Help

A Washington County judge issued an arrest warrant for Orlando Lee Pouncey (DOB 071985) in connection with the murder of 36 year-old Jerry Duy Nguyen of Beaverton. Pouncey was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on Wednesday. The warrant identified three charges: murder, unlawful use of a weapon and a felon in possession of a firearm.

The search for Pouncey began immediately after the homicide was reported in Tigard on January 30th. Pouncey was last known to reside on Canterbury Lane nearby where the victim was shot. Pouncey is described as 6’2” tall and weighing 190 lbs. Pouncey and the victim were acquainted. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Pouncey is urged to contact the Tigard Police at 503-718-COPS (2677) or via email at: