Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC)

Low Income Tax Clinic Services

If you are a low income taxpayer who needs assistance in resolving an issue with the IRS and you cannot afford representation, or need help understanding your responsibilities, you may qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) that provides free or low cost assistance. 

  • Is the IRS asking you to provide proof of income, dependents, expenses?
  • Do you disagree with the amount of tax that the IRS is saying you will owe?
  • Do you already owe taxes that you cannot afford to pay?
  • Did you receive a letter from the IRS and need help understanding their request?

KYCC provides free consultation and assistance in the following areas:

  • Setting up a Payment Plan
  • Audits and Examinations
  • Wage and ID Verifications
  • Shared Responsibility Reconciliations
  • U.S. Tax Court Litigation
  • Innocent Spouse Relief
  • Offer and Compromise

Eligibility Requirements:

To qualify, applicants generally must have an IRS controversy, live in the County of Los Angeles, and have income that does not exceed 250% of the annual Federal Poverty Guidelines:

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KYCC’s LITC works with volunteer attorneys to assist with cases. Often, there is more demand than availability. You may be assigned to a waiting list until a qualified volunteer can take on a case. To start, call the KYCC Low Income Tax Clinic message line at (213) 232-2700. 

KYCC’s LITC receives funding from the IRS. The clinic, its employees, and volunteers are not affiliated with the IRS.

The LITC program does not prepare tax returns. For more information on free income tax preparation, click here.

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