Getting Tax Help
The Tax Clinic handles all aspects of controversy with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), including assisting clients with tax collection problems, liens and levies, offers in compromise, innocent spouse claims, collections due process hearings, appeals conferences, and filing of past years' tax returns. In addition, the Clinic represents taxpayers in cases before the United States Tax Court. If you have a tax controversy and wish to engage the services of the Tax Clinic, please first verify that you satisfy the low-income requirements stated in the table below.
|Size of Family Unit||2010 Income Ceiling (250% of Poverty Guidelines)*|
*For each family member in excess of 8 members, add $3,740 for each additional member. (Source of base poverty levels is the Federal Register Notice, January 2010.)
- The Controversy: Initial Contact Form (PDF); print and fill out this form (NOTE: Completing this form does NOT establish an attorney-client relationship between you and the Tax Clinic)
- All letters and correspondence you have received from the IRS or the Michigan Department of Treasury
- Tax returns for the years in question (if they have been filed)