Taxes, taxes, & more taxes

  Written by Meridith Owensby: In my mid-twenties, I had a vague sense that there were certain skills I needed to learn to fully realize adulthood. One of those skills was how to understand taxes. As a college student I’d paid hundreds of dollars for H&R Block to tell me how much I owed to the IRS for my scholarships, and I felt certain I could do the calculations myself if someone taught me the basics. It was on a spring day in DC that I saw the flyer advertising volunteer income tax assistance. I went to the tax clinic