Bookstein Institute

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    Free Representation for Low Income Taxpayers

Welcome to The Bookstein Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

The mission of the Bookstein Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) is to provide free representation to low income taxpayers facing tax disputes with the IRS. If you are facing a dispute with the IRS, and need assistance, please contact our office for more information at (818) 677-3600.

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If you are facing a dispute with the IRS, and need assistance, please contact our office for more information at (818) 677-3600

Prospective Clients

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Client Screening: All prospective clients are initially screened by the Clinic staff. To begin the screening process, you may submit the screening form online Tax Clinic Screening Form or call our Clinic at 818-677-3600. Hours of operations are M-F 9am-6 pm.

Client Eligibility: You may be eligible if you meet these requirements:

  • You have a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.
  • The amount in dispute with the Internal Revenue Service is not greater than $50,000 for any taxable year.
  • Your household total income--you, and any spouse or dependents--does not exceed 250% of the current Federal Poverty Guidelines.
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Prospective Students

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The Clinic operates year round and is powered by undergraduate accounting and graduate tax students who are trained to provide assistance to low income taxpayers.

Under the supervision of an experienced tax faculty, students are assigned to represent low income taxpayers who are facing a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.

Clinicians are current Accounting undergraduate students or Masters in Taxation students at CSUN.

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Contact

Bookstein Hall 1111
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8372
Phone: 1 (818) 677-3600
Fax: 1 (818) 677-4892



Supporters

Harvey and Harriet Bookstein

The U.S. Treasury Department

Nazarian College of Business & Economics

 

Disclaimer

Although the Bookstein Tax Clinic receives funding from the IRS, the clinic, its employees, and volunteers are not affiliated with the IRS. A taxpayer’s decision to utilize services from the Bookstein Tax Clinic will not affect the taxpayer’s rights before the IRS. The Bookstein Tax Clinic does not generally provide tax return preparation services. 
The Bookstein Tax Clinic does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact Sherry Manavi at (818) 677-3600.