January 14, 2009
Audio Conference: Tax Issues for Battered Women
Barbara Hart is pleased to announce an audio conference “Tax Issues for Battered Women and Sexual Assault Survivors” for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault program advocates and attorneys on tax issues confronting survivors of Violence Against Women.
Participant Eligibility: Advocates and attorneys for battered women and sexual assault survivors who are employed by community based organizations. State DV and SA coalition staff and direct service providers. Legal services and LAV attorneys.
Date: January 21, 2009, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., EST
Faculty: Nicole Appleby, Director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, University of Michigan Law School and Mary O’Doherty, Economic Justice Project Director of KDVA (KY Domestic Violence Association); hosted by Barbara Hart, MuskieSchool
Topic: Tax Issues for Battered Women and Sexual Assault Survivors. Nicole will briefly outline the range of tax issues that may be relevant to survivors. Tax preparation, EITC, rebates, "innocent spouse" provisions of the IRS Code, divorce, support, and bankruptcy implications.
Goals:• to provide advocates and attorneys serving survivors with information about tax credits and rebates; • to enable advocates and attorneys to identify potential tax issues for survivors, • to give advocates and attorneys the tools to make informed referrals to survivors about programs that can help with refunds, problem-solving re: tax liability and preparation of tax returns.
TrackBack URL for this entry:
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Audio Conference: Tax Issues for Battered Women: