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The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) offers legal assistance to lower-income taxpayers who have controversies with the Internal Revenue Service. The controversies may include collection, examination and appeals matters.

Students represent clients in administrative proceedings before the I.R.S., and in judicial proceedings before the United States Tax Court or Federal District Courts.

For Students

Students Can Expect

The LITC offers students the opportunity to learn how to represent taxpayers. Students learn basic tax procedure and applicable substantive tax law. Students represent clients in administrative proceedings before the I.R.S. as well as represent clients in judicial proceedings before the United States Tax Court or Federal District Courts.

Credits & Requirements

  • 1 semester clinic
  • 3 credits
  • 10-12 hours per week time commitment
  • Pre- or Co-Requisites: Professional Responsibility, Federal Income Taxation I (Pre-Requisite)

Faculty

Robert Nassau

Associate Director, Office of Clinical Legal Education; Director, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; and Teaching Professor
315.443.4515
rnassau@syr.edu