Federal Tax Law

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.


To receive legal assistance from the Federal Tax Law Clinic please complete the fillable application via the button below and email it to lawclinic@gonzaga.edu or call 509-313-5791.




Credits: 3, 4, 5, or 6 credits are available in the Federal Tax Clinic.

30 credit hours

Time Commitment:
Spring & Fall
3 credit students: 12 hours/week average
6 credit students: 24 hours/week average

3 credit students: 18 hours/week average
6 credit students: 36 hours/week average

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