ALBANY — The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic at the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York is holding a virtual Town Hall 2-3 p.m. Dec. 9. Members of the public can call in to listen to the Town Hall by phone or attend via the LASNNY Facebook page or Zoom. There is no cost to attend and pre-registration is not required.

Staff attorneys from the Clinic will answer questions about income tax issues such as stimulus payments, the new Child Tax Credit, notices from the IRS, and what you can do if you have a tax bill you cannot afford to pay. Representatives from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and the Taxpayer Advocate Service will also join the Town Hall. Speakers will discuss how taxpayers can get free assistance with income tax issues including free tax preparation and e-filing services.

Attendees are invited to submit their questions about income tax issues. Questions can be left in a message at 518-462-6765 ext. 416 or emailed to townhall@lasnny.org before the Town Hall.

The call-in number for the Income Tax Town Hall is (646) 876-9923 then enter Webinar ID: 865 7405 6065 to join by phone. To attend by Zoom, go to www.bit.ly/LASNNYtax-dec2021. To attend by Facebook Live, go to www.facebook.com/LASNNY.

If you have questions about this or other income tax issues, the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) may be able to help. The Clinic’s services are free of charge. You can call the LASNNY Legal Line at (833) 628-0087 and ask for our LITC. The Clinic does not generally provide tax preparation services.

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