Income Tax

It’s EITC Awareness Day Today

Today is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day. MVLS wants you know about a tax credit that has made the lives of working people a little easier since 1975. The EITC credit applied to your taxes can be a boost for individuals who earned $53,505 or less in 2016. Yet the IRS estimates that 1 out of...

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MVLS’ LITC Program Helps 90 Year-Old “Claudette”

Last year, MVLS assisted 115 clients through our Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) program. Claudette* recently become a client of MVLS and has a very powerful story about how a volunteer attorney turned her life around. Claudette is 90 years old and lives alone in Catonsville, in an apartment complex for the elderly. Until her...

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July 22 – MVLS’ LITC Program Profiled in The Daily Record

Janice Shih, Managing attorney of MVLS’ Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) tells The Daily Record how she was able to help a low-income, non-native English speaker resolve an erroneous $3,000 tax bill from the IRS.   Read the article here to learn more about this case and the LITC program.  

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