2022 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List now available

Issue Number:​ ​ ​ ​ IR-2022-41

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2022 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List now available

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) program office announced today that its 2022 Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List, is now available.

IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List, provides information about LITCs by geographic area, including contact information and details about the languages, in addition to English, in which each LITC offers services.

How an LITC can help

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) represents individuals whose incomes are generally at or below 250% of the federal poverty guideline, and who are seeking to resolve tax problems with the IRS, such as audits, appeals and tax collection disputes. LITCs can represent taxpayers in court as well as before the IRS. They also can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for English as a Second Language (ESL) taxpayers.

LITC program information

The LITC program is a federal grant program administered by the Taxpayer Advocate Service, led by National Taxpayer Advocate Erin M. Collins. Through the LITC program, the IRS awards matching grants of up to $100,000 per year to qualifying organizations. LITCs provide services for free or a small fee. They receive IRS grants but work independently to assist and advocate for taxpayers.

Interested in becoming an LITC?

Organizations interested in representing, educating and advocating for low-income and ESL taxpayers can check out this video about applying for an LITC grant and review the most recent application package.

There are presently no LITCs in the states of Montana and North Dakota, the territory of Puerto Rico, as well as unserved counties in the states of Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Qualifying organizations that will serve taxpayers in these states, territories and unserved counties are strongly encouraged to apply.

A complete list of organizations that are currently funded and where they are located can be found by looking at Publication 4134. Individuals who have questions or need additional information about the LITC program or application process, can contact Karen Tober with the LITC program office via email at LITCProgramOffice@irs.gov.

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