Hard copies of the 1040 form instruction booklet can be found at IRS tax assistance centers, explains the IRS. To find a local center, visit IRS.gov and choose the Help & Resources option, then the Contact Your Local IRS Office selection. Choose your state for a listing of offices.
You can also find a local center by using the Office Locator option on IRS.gov, which allows you to search by ZIP code. You may find hard copies of the 1040 instruction booklet at your local library or post office, which generally offer free tax forms during the tax filing season. You can also call the toll-free number for the IRS to order a copy by mail, states the IRS.