Our IRS Tax Settlement Attorney are master technicians and aggressively represent St. Petersburg Taxpayers in all tax matters – deficiency, refund, and collection representation, Involving the Internal Revenue Service and the Florida Department of Revenue. Our tax controversy professionals are comprised of former IRS Office of Chief Counsel attorneys, former U.S. Attorneys, former Department of Justice Tax Division Trial Attorneys, former IRS Revenue Agents and former IRS Revenue Officers. We represent taxpayers with tax disputes involving individuals and businesses which relate to every form of taxation - income tax, employment tax, sales or use tax, excise taxes, and property taxes. If we are unable to dispute the tax claim(s), we aggressively represent our clients before the collection division of the taxing agency to negotiate and compromise the tax claims, reduce penalties or arrange for a payment plan.Schedule a Free Consultation
We are expert IRS Tax Settlement Attorney. Most of our tax attorneys possess advanced LLM degrees in taxation. We deploy our substantial knowledge and experience in every case to effectively achieve a favorable outcome in each tax controversy – whether that case involves an administrative tax audit, appeal, collection matter, criminal enforcement, or tax litigation. The Tax Controversy Group focuses on representing tax clients and navigating administrative proceedings before the IRS Examination, Appeals and Collection Divisions of the IRS and state tax agencies to produce exceptional results. Our IRS Tax Settlement Attorney are valued for their judgment, common sense, and depth of experience as well as their trial, negotiation, procedural, and tactical skills in resolving complicated tax disputes. We specialize in providing expertise regarding substantive tax laws, dealing with Revenue Agents, formulating audit defense strategies, and pursuing administrative appeals. If there is a need to litigate, we offer a formidable team of experienced tax litigators with decades of Internal Revenue and federal government tax division experience.
Most of our new client referrals are by “word of mouth” for one reason – we are aggressive and deliver amazing results. If you’re in the process of vetting IRS Tax Settlement Attorney – look no further. You can count on us to communicate clearly, be fully transparent and employ effective strategies using a cost-benefit analysis while applying a complex-versus-simple approach.
Our lead tax attorney, Brian Phillips served in the United States Department of Justice as a Trial Attorney in the Tax Division and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Middle District of Florida. During this time Brian handled complex civil tax and criminal matters and served as the lead Asset Forfeiture attorney in the Orlando office of the United States Attorney where he prosecuted a large number of white collar criminal cases.
Mr. Phillips is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Florida LLM – Taxation Program where he teaches Procedures in Tax Fraud Cases.
Most other IRS Tax Settlement Attorney are part of a “cottage industry” of tax relief agencies whose primarily offering is an “Offer-in-Compromise.” This “administrative option takes forever to get processed, usually has a low acceptance rate, provides the government with a “road map” to your assets and acts as a “tolling event,” substantially delaying the period before you can eliminate your tax claims in bankruptcy. We are different. We don’t offer you limited administrative options – we present the full spectrum of solutions – we fight for a real fresh start, one that addresses all of your debt.
Our tax practice group consists of tax and bankruptcy attorneys, former taxing agency personnel, tactically trained Certified Public Accountants and IRS Enrolled Agents, veteran bankruptcy paralegals, and an extensive team of tax and bankruptcy operations specialists and administrative support staff.
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We offer a FREE Tax Case Evaluation during which we will gather facts, answer your questions and confirm that we can resolve your tax issues.
Your situation requires honesty from both of us. We’ll tell you what you need to know and how we are going to do it. Our approach focuses on efficiency and speed to resolve cases as quickly and cost-effective as possible to get your life back to normal as soon as possible.
We pride ourselves on being responsive and communicating with our clients. We never let your questions or concerns go unaddressed.
We truly understand the complications crippling tax claims can bring to individuals and their families. We guide you through the entire process.
Each new client is assigned a “Client Success Manager” as part of their team, to onboard them, and thereafter, to mentor and guide them throughout the handing of their case - from start to finish. We do all this in a “virtual” environment offering our client a positive remote experience by effectively reducing the need for face-to-face meetings, handwritten signatures and the shuffling of paperwork, files and documents. By combining various technological advancements, we can ensure that all professional staff assignments and client information/document requests are completed in a timely, efficient and effective manner.
In addition, we provide our clients with the ability to log into our client portal platform with 24/7 access to everything on demand and centrally located through two separate client access tools –Client Mobile Device Communicator and Client Connect Desktop Portal.
We engage in pre-controversy examination readiness to identify hazards before they are discovered. Simply put, we don’t get caught with our pants down - not on our watch. We examine the facts and our client’s tax and accounting records before they are turned over for review by the government. We are prepared and often can navigate and steer clear of vulnerable areas of concern by maneuvering the administrative process to our client’s advantage.
Once we appear at a taxing agency examination, we look to control the scope of the audit by defining the path which is likely to yield the best result for our clients and ensure the best possible outcome. We attack any proposed tax adjustment with a calculated defense strategy aimed at minimizing our client’s exposure to the greatest extent possible. Our firm will ensure that you are represented by a former IRS Revenue Agent with years of experience and knowledge regarding taxing agency and appeals procedures.
We recognize that each tax controversy matter is unique and therefore we assemble the right team of professionals specifically tailored to each client’s distinct situation. As a result, we are quickly able to deploy a highly experienced team of tax experts who are intimately familiar with taxing agency processes and procedures and the government staff who carry them out. Many times, we have close working relationships with the taxing agency representatives which enable us to work efficiently and effectively in a cost effective manner and produce a favorable outcome.
At Tax Workout Group, our IRS Tax Settlement Attorney are extremely talented and offer real value to our tax clients on a broad range of tax issues. In the end, we often prevent tax disputes before they arise, and if hired after they exist, we manage the controversy in order to resolve any tax challenges made by the government taxing agency aggressively and effectively.
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Don’t risk your reputation and financial well-being. We welcome your questions and want to understand your situation to help you move forward and get the correct legal tax representation. Since time is often critical to ensure the best result, contact us for a free Tax Case Evaluation at (866) 870-2052. We will answer your questions and quickly advise you regarding the best possible way to resolve your tax claims. You may also simply fill out the form on this page and we will reach out to you to schedule the Tax Case Evaluation. We generally reply immediately or within a few hours on the same business day.
Everyone at Tax Workout Group was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. They walked us through the new client onboarding process efficiently, always exhibiting extreme professionalism. Their client portal tools made it easy to access our files and remain “connected” to our matter 24/7. Importantly, the lead tax attorney assigned to our engagement moved it forward effectively, resulting in a great outcome.
Garrett is very knowledgeable attorney who was willing to the take the time to find the best course of action for my financial issues and see it through with me. I am in a better position financially and have a solid plan of how to reach my financial goals. I am so appreciative!!!
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