Legal Aid helps low income residents of Wisconsin who have a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.
Types of tax controversies Legal Aid assists with:
- IRS Collections and installment arrangements
- Tax duties of new residents
- Innocent and Injured Spouse cases
- Audits and Appeals
- U.S. Tax Court cases,
- Offers in Compromise
- Currently not Collectible cases
- Taxes discharged in bankruptcy
Legal Aid does not prepare tax returns. If a client needs assistance preparing a return, they should contact a Volunteer Tax Assistance Site (“VITA site”). VITA sites are located throughout the state.
We also do not assist with controversies with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue or Criminal Tax Cases.
- You make less than 250% of poverty level, and
- You must be a Wisconsin resident.
For more information about federal taxes, the Legal Aid Society recommends visiting the IRS Taxpayer Advocate’s website.