Law Students to Provide Free Tax Assistance to Needy Clients

February 11, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – February 11, 2009 – Student volunteers at the University of South Carolina School of Law are again providing tax assistance to low-income and elderly citizens.

Coordinated by the school’s Pro Bono Program, the sessions will take place in the lobby of the law school Feb. 14 through March 28: Wednesdays from 5:30 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – noon.

Volunteers will prepare and file simple state and federal returns. No appointment is necessary, and service is on a first-come, first-served basis. The law school is at 701 S. Main St., and the lobby entrance is adjacent to Greene Street, between Assembly and South Main.

For Spanish speakers, call the Project Ayuda hotline, 803-777-9120, to ensure that a translator is on site.

For more information on the service, go to the law school’s Web site: