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Tax Attorney Back Tax Help

When it becomes time to use tax professional to solve you tax problem you need to consider the type of tax problem and the proper course for solving your tax issues to insure you choose the right type of tax professional from the list below.

  • Tax Attorney
  • CPA Certified Public Accountant
  • Enrolled Agent

Tax attorney's are one of three different types of tax professionals that can help you with resolving your tax problems that arise from back tax debt collections, an audit, or an appeal problem. They are also a good choice for helping with complex tax filing needs as well as estate planning, dispute resolution, and complex tax return preparation.

When using this type of tax professional you should find one with a special tax law degree or proof that they have certification as a tax law specialist with your state bar association.

Strengths for using a tax attorney professional over a CPA or enrolled agent include.

  • Negotiation Skills - If you have a tax problem that will require a lot of negotiation with IRS, it could be beneficial to have an attorney on your side to handle the negotiations. Other tax professionals can be good at this as well depending on their experience and knowledge.
  • Get legal advice that other tax professionals cannot give - Tax attorney's are generally quite aware of the tax laws. Other tax professionals may not have the expertise to offer alternatives such as bankruptcy that other types of alternative solutions. Bankruptcy could be an option for you if you owe certain types of tax debt, a tax attorney can help.
  • Invoking Attorney Client Privilege - A tax attorney is the only type of tax professional that is totally legally exempt from being forced to testify against you if the IRS were to decide to file claim against you. Enrolled agents have some privilege, but not the same as a tax attorney. It is extremely beneficial for you to use a tax attorney for representation if the IRS places criminal charges against you or if you have been accused of tax fraud.

A tax attorney should be used for all criminal tax cases, tax fraud cases and tax bankruptcy. To understand your options fully, it is best to talk to multiple types of tax professionals to get several different options prior to making your decision.

Find connections to tax professionals through our website as well as lots of useful information about specific tax debt problems and the best way to solve them.


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