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I've Got ITINs on My Mind

By: Francine J. Lipman

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) Holders Pay Over $45 Billion Annually in Federal, State, and Local Taxes

Among the many amazing opportunities I have had as a law professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is continuing my work with immigrants on their tax issues. 975 more words

Tax Policy

Introduction to Project LIGHT

Hi everyone!

So in my spare time at uni, I am a part of the Pro Bono Group at uni. ‘Pro Bono’ means ‘for the good of the people’, and the group consists of various ‘projects’ which all have their various purposes in the community. 192 more words

Blog

2015 Poverty Measures Released: Antipoverty Relief Delivered through the IRC = EITC & CTC

By:  Francine J. Lipman

“Few topics in American society have more myths and stereotypes surrounding them than poverty, misconceptions that distort both our politics and our domestic policymaking.” Mark R. 1,188 more words

Tax Policy

HOW CAN I BUILD MY PORTFOLIO WHEN MY CLIENT WON’T BUY GOOD WORK?

Early in your career, you should be chasing opportunity. Go where you can produce your best work. A lot of it. Cycle great work into your portfolio and expunge the crap—that’s your simple goal. 1,042 more words

Why should you be a social justice lawyer?

Recently, La Trobe Law School welcomed the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Legal Network Coordinator Melanie Book to speak to our students about what a day in the life of a social justice lawyer at the ASRC looks like. 404 more words

Australia

At @Lewis_Roca event, @FlorenceProject to honor #ProBono legal leaders

Tonight, I’ll be attending a great annual event: the Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards evening hosted by the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project. 632 more words

Legal Events

Pro Bono Vs Pro Se Legal Representation

Veitengruber Law understands that many of our clients seek out our services precisely because they are financially strapped, or worse. In fact, it isn’t uncommon for us to meet people who are more than $20,000 in debt. 615 more words

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