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May 18, 2017 - 9:34 am

  Legal Corps - AMERICORPS JD PROGRAM   Are you in law school and looking for a summer opportunity to get hands-on experience before you graduate? This is the opportunity for you! The Legal Corps AmeriCorps JD program provides law...

March 3, 2017 - 7:16 pm

If You Owe Money to the IRS, You May Be Contacted by a Private Collection Agency In the past, you could be almost 100% certain that if someone called you claiming to be collecting a tax debt for the IRS, that it was a scam. Now, however, new laws...

February 1, 2017 - 9:39 am

Kaiser Family Fondation has released an Issue Brief entitled "An Early Look at Medicaid Expansion Waiver Implementation in Michigan and Indiana" The brief is atttached. Key Findings include: Medicaid expansion design, whether through state plan...

February 1, 2017 - 12:08 am

Tax Scammers Target Might Target You: Here’s What to Do It’s that time of year — tax time. It’s also a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams. Here are two ways tax scammers might target you and what you can do about it: Tax identity theft...

January 27, 2017 - 11:33 am

Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate our 50th birthday and joined us at the Anniversary Gala!  The...

October 6, 2016 - 4:09 pm

On November 12th from 12 noon to 4 pm, Indiana Legal Services and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law will be hosting a direct service event for transgender people seeking help with name and gender marker changes. If you need help changing...

September 29, 2016 - 4:21 pm

Exciting News! ILS has been awarded a $400,000 grant to provide services to abused senior citizens. From the Indiana Lawyer: “As Indiana’s senior population continues to grow, unfortunately, so has the incidence of abuse,” said ILS Executive Director...

September 15, 2016 - 4:01 pm

          On September 6, 2016, ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ITT) announced that it is closing all of its campuses.  If you are, or were recently enrolled at ITT, you may be eligible to have your federal...

June 22, 2016 - 11:16 am

Our LITC is here to ensure the fairness and integrity of the tax system as it applies to Indiana taxpayers. We have provided free legal aid to many Hoosiers, resulting in resolution of tax liabilities, tax refunds, and the priceless satisfaction of providing...

May 27, 2016 - 2:46 pm

East Chicago Housing Authority Awarded $100K Federal Grant Partners with Indiana Legal Services to Help City Youth For Immediate Release:  May 26, 2016                ...

May 24, 2016 - 5:03 pm

Certain legal documents can protect older adults at any income level Growing old is never easy. There are so many...

April 18, 2016 - 4:42 pm

  The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic shares five reasons why filing a tax return is better late than never   INDIANAPOLIS (April 18, 2016)—Some people simply won’t make today’s tax deadline. The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic run by Indiana Legal...

April 4, 2016 - 11:52 am

ILS is proud to serve Hoosier military members, veterans, and their families - and now we have a new web page that allows us to do that even better! Please take a moment to visit the Military Assistance Project's new page and learn more about the...

February 16, 2016 - 3:04 pm

Many low- or mid-income taxpayers look forward to tax season for one simple reason -- the opportunity to receive a much...

February 4, 2016 - 9:04 am

The IRS is warning about tax preparers who take advantage of innocent taxpayers. The New York Times reports that recent scams are targeted at those who do not speak English as a first language. The Times relays IRS's warning for consumers about tax scams...