The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) is designed to meet the needs of low-income Rhode Islanders who are experiencing difficulties with the IRS. RILS is able to assist low-income Rhode Island taxpayers, including those for whom English is a Second Language, to obtain fair and equitable treatment in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, and favorable resolution of their controversies with the IRS.
Two components comprise the LITC clinic. The outreach component is focused on education for those for whom English is a second language. The second component of the program is a controversy component focused on audits and representation of tax court and collection cases involving the Earned Income Tax Credit.