Term: Spring 2024 - Law (01/02/2024 - 05/10/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Times & Locations
|9:00am - 5:00pm
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
This course will provide a detailed conceptual and practical focus on the foundation of tax practice: the individual income tax return. Working in partnership with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, students will learn how to prepare individual federal income tax returns for low-income clients and will become certified by the IRS at the advanced level. Throughout this process, students will bring theory and practice together by studying the Internal Revenue Code provisions that form the basis for the tax benefits most commonly claimed by low-income clients. Students will also learn how to interview clients, gather and investigate relevant facts, work with our VITA colleagues, and track all case activity and documents in client case management systems.