Business Innovation Clinic
In most cases, students will have an opportunity to work with start-up and development-stage enterprises that are being incubated at the Sirti Foundation and other regional economic development agencies, including Gonzaga’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program.
This is a rigorous program that involves significant research and drafting, and a strong commitment to producing good work under tight timetables. Eligible students should have some familiarity with financial statements and how businesses generally work.
The Federal Tax Clinic course offers students an exciting opportunity to become engaged in federal tax controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service and the United States Tax Court.
Students represent low-income clients in IRS examination and collection matters, including audits, offers in compromise, penalty abatements, innocent spouse claims, appeals, Tax Court cases, etc. Students also provide community outreach and education regarding tax obligations and benefits to persons with limited English proficiency, especially during tax season each year.