Tax Law Project

Manager: Shirley Peng

Legal Aid of Nebraska’s Tax Law Project works to ensure the fairness and integrity of the tax system for low-income taxpayers by educating about taxpayer rights and responsibilities, by providing free representation in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and by identifying and advocating for issues impacting low-income taxpayers.

Tax law can be confusing and hard to understand, and working with the IRS can be difficult.

If you are having problems with the IRS, the Tax Law Project may be able to help!

*The Tax Law Project does not generally prepare tax returns.

Common Legal Issues We Help With

The Tax Law Project handles a wide variety of IRS tax matters, including but not limited to:


Collections, including levies/garnishments and tax liens


Representation in the United States Tax Court




Protecting Taxpayer rights


Settlements/Offer in Compromise


Appealing IRS decisions


Innocent Spouse Relief for victims of domestic abuse


Identity Theft

How We Help:

We provide information, referrals, advice, self-help services, limited assistance and representation to qualifying low-income individuals with tax issues. The type of assistance we provide depends upon your situation, the legal issue and Legal Aid’s resources. Our services are free to those who qualify.

How to apply for Services:

Call one of our toll-free numbers

Click here to see our toll-free numbers