Tax Representation

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Tax Management Services:

We guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to you financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.

Representation and Negotiation:

Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and our experience with tax authorities enables us to guide clients in their dealing with federal and state agencies. If you have been chosen for an audit, the professional representation you can find with our firm can put many of your worries to rest. We are ready and willing to answer any and all questions the IRS may be asking of you.

  • Audits
  • Collections
  • Offers-In-Compromises
  • Tax Liens
  • State tax problems
  • Seizure of wages and bank accounts
  • Appeals
  • Penalty Abatements
  • Taxpayers Rights
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is tax relief?

Tax relief is a generalized term that covers dozens of tax laws and program created by the IRS and State taxing authorities. For example, one may have their debts reduced by up to 99% of what owed. Penalty abatement is another commonly used program that allows for a reduction in penalties and in more rare cases a reduction of interest. Tax relief isn’t only limited to individual debts, but also to any business entity. Contact us today to find out which program you qualify for.

Can you help me if I’m not local?

Yes, we are licensed to represent clients in all 50 states. Everything with the IRS and State taxing authorities is done through phone, fax and email. Most people don’t know that hiring someone that’s not local to you is in fact cheaper. This is because you don’t have to pay an hourly rate to have representation. Also, 90% of business these days is done through different methods of technology.

How do I qualify?

There are many different ways in which a business or individual may qualify to receive help. There are three important factors that the IRS looks at when reducing a tax bill and these are: Income, expenses and assets. Another example could be health issues, emotional distress, bad accounting advice, and natural disasters to name a few. To view a more detailed explanation of the different tax laws please view our services tab or call us at (818) 715-1953.

How long does this take?

Depending on the complexities involved, case completion can vary from one week to 120 days. This mainly depends on how quickly our clients can return documentation and what type of program they qualify for. We have been recognized for having the quickest turn around time in the industry amongst our competitors.

Some Key Questions to ask when Selecting a Tax Relief Company

How much is this going to cost me?

Obviously, cost is a primary concern and most people are looking for the best deal. Some people want to know “how much” before they will go any further with discussing their tax problem. Some tax firms prey on these individuals by quoting an upfront fee of between $599 and $2,500. Of course this is not an indication of the total cost and is usually followed with ongoing fees that can total thousands of dollars.

Our approach is to assess your specific situation and quote according to the services necessary to resolve your case, allowing you to know your true costs upfront. In addition, we understand that our clients are experiencing a debt crisis so we expect to work with them to make resolving it affordable.

How do Tax Relief Companies usually charge for their services?

There are 4 primary methods, and you need to understand the difference, as many companies’ methods are not transparent and often very misleading.

Flat Fees – All-Inclusive: A flat fee that includes all required services to complete your case is the most reliable way to immediately know the full cost of your case before committing to work with any tax relief company. It also assures that you are working with a company that has professionals on staff that can handle all services associated with your case.

Flat fees - Non-Inclusive: many firms will quote a low fee, but downplay or outright neglect to tell you that they don’t provide some critical services. Ask if your "flat" fee covers all of the services required to resolve you tax issue. Bookkeeping, audit representation and filing your back tax returns are common services that some tax relief companies exclude. Failure to include these services can cause delays and unexpected costs to your case, not to mention the inconvenience of having to find additional professionals to get the work done.

Teaser Fees: Some tax relief firms take advantage of price shoppers by selling them on what appears to be a reasonable upfront “investigation fee,” but then follow up days or weeks into the process to inform them that the remainder of the case is going to be additional money.

Ongoing Fees: Other companies just bill you by the hour, which is by nature a conflict of interest leading to unpredictable, ever growing costs and slow progress of your case.

Why does it matter how long they have been in business?

The time a tax relief company has been in business is important because it is a way to measure their credibility and experience. Tax resolution is a specialized professional service that requires understanding of a dedicated part of tax law and IRS procedures. Companies that can demonstrate an extended track record of strong client service and results can truly be considered credible sources of tax resolution services.

We've been in the tax business since 1988, so we know from experience that 'the other guys' simply don't match up.

Can I rely on the other comparison websites to identify the "best" tax relief companies?

Unfortunately, no. The other comparison sites that do exist are fee based advertising sites. Although many of them have an objective component to rating the companies, the top rated companies have paid a fee to be listed as the “Editor’s Pick” or the “Gold Seal Winner.”

Other companies listed on these sites, but that have not paid a fee, are often rated down due to subjective assessment from the editor.

How can I be certain that the tax relief company I select can resolve my IRS tax problem?

A reputable tax relief company will have done a good job of assessing your situation before you ever spend a penny. If they do, then the tax relief company should have no problem backing their services with a guarantee.

Our approach starts with a complete assessment of your case so that we are able to determine what can be done. If your situation requires professional assistance, then we will offer to take on your case. We guarantee our services and will not take on a case that we cannot resolve.

Our ability to accurately assess our client’s situation and pursue the resolution that is applicable to them is a primary reason for our success. Avoid companies that want to charge you before they investigate your situation or won’t provide you with a contract or guarantee that outlines the total fee or scope of services.