IRS grants $85k to Pepperdine Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
March 6, 2016 -- The Pepperdine Law Clinical Education Program, headed by Professor Jeffrey R. Baker, has received a $85,00 grant from the Internal Revenue Service for its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
Via the TaxProf Blog:
The IRS announced on Friday (IR-2016-32) that it has awarded $10.72 million in matching grants to 129 Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) for the 2016 grant cycle (Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016). Through the LITC program, the IRS awards matching grants of up to $100,000 a year to qualifying organizations. For the full list of grant recipients, see here.
About the Pepperdine Law Low Taxpayer Clinic:
The Pepperdine Low Income Taxpayer Clinic provides direct legal representation to low income taxpayers at the Pepperdine Legal Aid Clinic in downtown Los Angeles. Under attorney supervision, LITC students represent taxpayers in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, including audits, appeals, collection matters, and federal tax litigation. In addition, the clinic provides taxpayer education programs to various social service organizations and community groups.