Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC)

Tax Problem Consultation                   Volunteer for Low Income Tax Clinic

Low Income Tax Clinic Services

We provide free advice and, in some cases, representation for taxpayers who have problems with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 

Is the IRS asking you to provide certain items (marital status, income, dependents, expenses, etc.) on your tax return?

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?

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

Tax Problems Intake Procedure:

There are 4 ways to apply for legal aid with your IRS audit or other IRS tax problem. Please note this intake is NOT to file a tax return, for assistance with a tax return visit kycctaxes.com.

  1. Schedule a 20 minute intake with KYCC’s paralegal to see if you may qualify for assistance from our tax controversy clinic.  When you speak with our paralegal, they will ask you questions about your IRS audit or balance due letters. Please have these items available at the time of the call.    

  2. Submit the LITC Intake Form online and upload your IRS letters. Submit online.

  3. Download the LITC Intake Form and mail it to KYCC’s LITC Office. Download, include a copy of your IRS letters, and mail to:

    Mailing Address
    KYCC LITC Intake Attn: Yuri
    3727 W. 6th Street, Suite 410
    Los Angeles, CA 90020

  4. Call KYCC LITC to schedule your intake appointment. The legal assistant will call you back within 2-4 business days. Call us at (213)232-2700. 

For COVID safety precautions we do not accept walk-ins. In-office appointments are solely available if you have scheduled an appointment.

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 (income eligibility guidelines).

KYCC’s LITC works with volunteer attourneys to assist with cases. Often, there is more demand than availability. You may be assigned to a waiting list until a Pro Bono volunteer can take on a case. To start, visit the Schedule an Intake webpage.

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

KYCC’s LITC does not prepare tax returns. For more information on free income tax preparation, click here.


 

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