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Tax Law for Legal Aid Attorneys

with John Young

Tax law is probably not the first legal specialty to come to mind when you think of poverty law practice, but tax questions pop up frequently in legal aid offices, particularly in family law, debt, and social security cases. What does a non-tax lawyer need to know about tax law for legal aid clients?

In our October 2017 episode of the Advocacy Exchange, our monthly conversation with advocates advancing change, John Young, a senior attorney at the Legal Aid Society in Louisville, Kentucky, and head of its Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, discussed some of the most common tax questions that arise in legal aid practice.

And be sure to read John Young’s Clearinghouse article, Tax Law 101 for the Legal Aid Practitioner

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