Taxes

Tax Disputes

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 Audits and Examinations
  • IRS Appeals
  • IRS Collection
  • Audits and Appeals
  • Earned Income Credit
  • Filing Status and Dependents
  • Innocent Spouse Status
  • U.S. Tax Court cases

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.