Taxes, Tax Code, New Tax Filing Deadline, What Coronavirus Means for Taxes
Tameka Lester is associate director of the Georgia State College of Law Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic where she teaches law students to help resolve tax disputes for people in underserved communities. She also manages the law college’s partnership with United Way of Greater Atlanta where she created the training curriculum for volunteer tax preparers through the federal Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Prior to teaching at Georgia State, she established the tax clinic at North Carolina Central University. She testified before Congress in 2017 at the request of Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) about instituting reforms to help people have better interactions with the IRS.