Wednesday, June 22, 2011
IRS Names Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grant Recipients
IRS has awarded $10 million in matching Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grants to 165 organizations for the 2011 grant cycle. (IR 2011-65) The grant cycle covers calendar year 2011. As described by the agency, LITCs are organizations that represent low-income taxpayers in federal tax controversies with IRS at no cost or for a nominal charge. They also may offer tax education and outreach for taxpayers who speak English as a second language. IRS awards matching grants of up to $100,000 a year to qualifying organizations. Additional information, including the names of grantees, is located at http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=240433,00.html.