LITC Grant is a federal initiative that provides funding to organizations to establish clinics that offer free or low-cost legal assistance to low-income taxpayers.
The LITC grant program is administered by the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), an independent organization within the IRS. TAS awards grants to qualifying organizations.
Eligible organizations for LITC grant include nonprofit organizations, academic institutions & government entities that provide assistance to low-income taxpayers facing disputes with IRS.
Amount of funding provided through LITC Grant program can vary each year depending on the available budget. For 2023, the maximum LITC grant amount an organization may receive is $200,000.
The LITC grants cover the costs associated with establishing and operating the clinics, including staff salaries, training, outreach efforts, and other necessary expenses.
The deadlines for the program can vary from year to year. For the year 2023, LITC Grant application process will be open May 8, 2023 and close at 11:59 p.m. on June 26, 2023.