Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

Legal Aid Low Income Taxpayer LawLegal Aid Service of Broward County’s (LAS) Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) assists individuals with a federal income tax controversy not exceeding $50,000 in any taxable year.

Who is Eligible?

Individuals whose income is not more than 250% of the federal poverty guidelines with a federal tax controversy not exceeding $50,000 in a single year.

What LITC Does

LAS’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic provides assistance/representation on federal tax controversies before the IRS including the United States Tax Court. The Clinic CANNOT prepare and file tax returns.The Clinic can provide assistance in preparation of prior year tax returns and in preparation of amended returns, if such assistance is necessary to resolve a controversy. The clinic will not provide assistance in criminal cases

Types of Cases

LITC can assist you in most tax controversies $50,000 or less in a taxable year including:

  • Examination/audits
  • Deficiency notices
  • Earned income credit disallowance
  • Collection issues including liens and levy
  • Appeals
  • Innocent and injured spouse claims

What You Need

  • Proof of household income
  • Social Security card (client and dependents)
  • Copies of tax returns
  • IRS notices and correspondence

Contact

Clients are seen by appointment only. Call 954-736-2474. Initial interviews are at the Legal Aid Center of Law and Social Justice located at 491 North State Road 7, Plantation, Florida 33317.

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The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) is not a part of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the United States Tax Court or Florida Department of Revenue. Although the clinic receives funding from the IRS, the clinic and its employees and volunteers are not affiliated with the IRS and the taxpayer’s decision to use the LITC will not affect the taxpayer’s rights before the IRS. All telephone conversations and client interview/discussions are confidential and all legal services are free to eligible clients.