Federal Tax Clinic
Via LSC Blog The tax issues faced by Native Alaskan tribal members are unusually complex. Those complexities stem not only from the area’s chief…
Via LSC Blog Although the Supreme Court has been sharply divided on a host of issues this term, it ruled unanimously this spring in Boechler…
Tax Day is Here
May 15, 2021
via Harvard Law Today
by Rachel Reed Calendar with Tax Day note inserted in the date for May 17 to illustrate the new tax…
Summer Public Interest Work at HLS Clinics
December 11, 2020
by Grace Yuh Credit: Courtesy of Jordana Arias As COVID-19 brought changes to the field of legal education throughout 2020, Harvard Law School clinics had…
Not ‘manifestly criminal’
October 1, 2020
by Jeff Neal
via Harvard Law Today Credit: Human Rights Program An examination of new revelations about President Donald J. Trump’s taxes published recently by…
via Bloomberg Tax By Jeffery Leon and Aysha Bagchi The limits of the technology at the U.S. Tax Court are making things more difficult…
Expect More Litigation Over IRS Penalty Approval Rules
March 25, 2020
via Bloomberg Tax by Aysha Bagchi The U.S. Tax Court is grappling with a legal requirement governing penalties issued by the IRS. Above, the…
Remembering Dale Kensinger
January 29, 2020
via Procedurally Taxing by Keith Fogg Dale Kensinger On January 15, 2020, Dale Kensinger passed away leaving a big hole at the Tax Clinic…
Clinic Stories: Prepping for the U.S. Court of Appeals
November 27, 2019
via Harvard Law Today Through Harvard Law School’s Federal Tax Clinic, students have the unique opportunity represent low-income taxpayers in disputes with the IRS,…
Via Law360 By: Yvonne Juris A Wisconsin military veteran should not get relief from tax liability on income his ex-wife embezzled, since he must…
Innocent Spouse Relief in a Tax Case
April 12, 2019
By: Oladeji M. Tiamiyu J.D. ’20 Source: Flickr Tim* never could imagine how complicated his taxes would become. A disabled veteran following physical injuries…
Can District Courts Hear Innocent Spouse Refund Suits?
January 2, 2019
Via Procedurally Taxing Source: Flickr By: Carl Smith This is an update on two cases discussed by Keith Fogg in a recent post.
Tax Clinic Student Amy Feinberg ’18 argues in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
December 21, 2017
From Harvard Law Today—In December, Amy Feinberg ’18 became the second Federal Tax Clinic student to argue an appeal in a federal circuit court since the Clinic opened at Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School in 2015.
My experience at HLS’s Federal Tax Clinic
December 7, 2017
By Varsha Bhattacharya LL.M. '18—The moment I call a client, hear their story, and feel a direct connection with them; as their representative I feel a greater responsibility to give them the best chance in their cases.
Helping low-income clients navigate the IRS
October 10, 2017
From Harvard Law Today—Low-income clients come to Harvard’s Tax Clinic because they need an advocate to fight for their legal rights – rights that are meaningless if clients lack access to a lawyer to stand up for them.
Helping Low-Income Clients Navigate the IRS
October 4, 2017
From Federal Tax Clinic—Tax Clinic students and faculty fight for clients’ rights, file potentially precedent-setting appeals.
T. Keith Fogg named clinical professor of law
June 1, 2017
From Harvard Law Today—Keith Fogg, an expert in tax law and procedure and director of Harvard Law School’s Federal Tax Clinic at the Legal Services Center, has been named clinical professor of law at HLS.
Reflection on the Federal Tax Clinic
March 24, 2017
By Jimin He, J.D. '17—My two semesters at the Federal Tax Clinic have been a humbling experience. Unlike my clients, who hover around the poverty line and have incurred significant tax liabilities relative to their income, financial security is never truly a pressing concern in my day-to-day life.