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For free tax preparation services, contact a VITA site in your county.

LSNJ's Tax Legal Assistance Project provides advice and legal representation in tax matters to low-income taxpayers. All potential clients are screened for eligibility and representation is not guaranteed. The tax project is not part of the Internal Revenue Service or the United States Tax Court.



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