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Taxation Solutions, Inc.

Taxation Solutions has been helping customers since 2008

Our Score
5.1
User Score
7.8

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Our Score
5.1
User Score
7.8
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Ratings Breakdown

Price

Case by case basis
Undisclosed

Time in Business

total # of years
2008

Services

Variety of services offered
8/10

CPA

CPA on staff?
No

Tax Attorney

Tax Attorney on staff?
Yes

Associations

Professional Association Members
Yes

Enrolled Agent

Certified by U.S Government
Yes

Refund Policy

Is there a refund policy?
Yes

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BDC
4

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Review Last Updated: February 8, 2017

Taxation Solutions, Inc. is known primarily through their CEO, Barry Fowler, who has appeared numerous times on major networks, such as CBS, ABC and FOX, and has been featured in Inc. 500, discussing various issues tax-related issues. Since 2008, the company has provided tax resolution services through a team of highly qualified Enrolled Agents.

Rank Chart
Price (flat-fee)
Time in Business
Review

#1

$2,500-3,000
1997

#2

$999+
2010

#3

$1,500-2,500+
2001

#13
Taxation Solutions Reviews

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2008

The Good

  • Associations
  • List of services
  • Positive taxation solutions reviews

Associations

The Enrolled Agents at Taxation Solutions are members of numerous industry organizations, including the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers, the National Association of Tax Professionals and the National Association of Enrolled Agents. Each of these organizations provides accountability and ongoing education for tax professionals.

List of Services

Taxation Solutions offers a fairly comprehensive list of services, covering most tax debt and negotiation needs. This includes help with tax liens and levies, wage garnishments and innocent spouse relief, offers in compromise and payroll tax relief. Their services cover both federal and state tax problems.

Positive Taxation Solutions Reviews

On our website, there are currently two perfect 10 scores from customers. Both customers were impressed with their resolution results. For example, one customer was able to settle a $94,000 IRS debt for just $2,400.

The Bad

  • No CPAs
  • No money back guarantee
  • Only in business since 2008

No CPAs

There only seem to be Enrolled Agents and attorneys on staff at Taxation Solutions. They don’t have any CPAs, unlike many of their competitors. This will limit some of the services and expertise they are able to provide their customers.

No Money Back Guarantee

They have no refund policy spelled out on their website, which is always a troubling sign. A good money back guarantee is always something to promote up front, as it puts customers at ease who might otherwise worry about their final bill and resolution results.

Only in Business Since 2008

In general, tax debt relief is a young industry, so it is not surprising to find that Taxation Solutions has only been in business since 2008. However, for customers who prefer a company with a long, stable history, there are better options out there.
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The Bottom Line

Taxation Solutions has received some impressive customer feedback. They are a fairly young company, though this is not unusual for their industry. A lack of a clear refund policy is troubling, and as well as their lack of transparency for pricing and their minimum debt requirements. Still, they offer a nice array of tax debt and negotiation help, though adding CPAs to their staff would certainly increase the kinds of services they provide.

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Price

Undisclosed

Minimum Tax Debt Accepted

Undisclosed

Time In Business

They have been in business since 2008.

Types of Services Available

  • Bank Levy
  • Innocent Spouse
  • IRS Audit
  • IRS Seizures
  • Non Filing
  • Offers in Compromise
  • Payroll Tax Relief
  • Tax Preparation and Planning
  • State Tax Problems
  • IRS Representation for Tax Relief
  • Stopping Wage Garnishments and Tax Liens
  • Negotiating Settlements on Your Behalf with the IRS
  • Solving Business Problems to Increase Profits
  • Improving Business Operations and Accountability
  • Maximizing Savings Overall
  • Preserving and Protecting Valued Assets
  • Structuring Taxes to Stay at Low Legal Levels

CPA on Staff

No

Tax Attorney on Staff

Yes

Professional Associations

The American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS), The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA), The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), The American Bar Association (ABA) and The Texas Society of Enrolled Agents (TxSEA).

Enrolled Agent on Staff

Yes

Free Consultation

Yes, they offer a free consultation. Feel free to contact them to learn more about your tax help options.

Refund Policy

There is no specific refund policy in place, however we were told that if any problem were to arise which would result in us not wanting to do business with them, they would be happy to work with us.  Like many companies, if business is severed they would simply evaluate what work has been done so far and give you any applicable refunds.

Up-Front Fees

There are no upfront fees for anything.  They do require a retainer for the attorney, then will construct a three to six month payment plan for you.

Contact Information

E-Mail:
[email protected]
Address:
17440 FM 529 Road Suite 115
Houston, TX 77095
Business Hours:
9am to 5pm

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    January 29th, 2017 Chesapeake, VA
    1 people found this review helpful!
    I signed up with Taxation solutions almost two years ago. This has been a horrible experience . They have switched people that were handling my case 4 times due to people turnover. They have not provided the services that they tell you when you call. I did all the necessary paperwork in a timely manner only to have my case shifted to someone else. They charged me $4000. dollars and they prepared my taxes that were all 1040ez since I don’t own a home or businesses. The sales pitch they will tell you is they will solve this problem and that is what it will cost. However That is not the truth by far. Finally after more then 1 year of waiting , I was told buy the 3rd advisor that was assigned to my case that he had submitted my case to the IRS. Keep in mind they filled out all the documents that the IRS was requesting . I had to pay for all paperwork correspondence back and forth and low and behold after all this time it was sent off. They told me that it would take a few months for the IRS to get back to them and I also had to pay the IRS another 500 dollars in 100 dollars increments. Well I then received a letter from the IRS stating that the case was declined due to improper documentation and the case was closed. My case was then reassigned to a 4th person and he told me that I would need to get it reopened and would have to start over and Pay all over again. I was upset with this he stated after another 4 months that the IRS wont reopen it and that I would not have been approved anyway. This is a Sham company and I would tell you to never even think about doing business with a fraudulent company no matter what they or there website tells you. This is the truth and you might as well burn the money before you give it to Taxation Solutions.. I am starting the process of a malpractice suit in the hopes they don’t do this to other people that are need of real help and get scammed by them like I did.
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  2. User Score
    10
    January 12th, 2017
    1 people found this review helpful!
    did an awesome job with my problems
    people helpful and consistent
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  3. User Score
    10
    June 24th, 2015 Houston, TX
    3 people found this review helpful!
    At first I was concerned about Taxation Solutions, they were moving slower than I wanted them too. However, they came up a solution to my IRS problem that I never thought possible. We just settled my $94,000 debt for only 2400. Yes, there were bumps in the road because I didn’t believe them when they said we could get things done and I wasn’t always willing to help or give information. But once we overcame the hurdles it all worked out. I truely believe this is the best company they did everything they can to help me. Christy was awesome help all along the way!
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  4. User Score
    10
    October 3rd, 2014 Katy, TX
    5 people found this review helpful!
    They help Settle my tax debt. I’m a retired teacher and the IRS said I owed $102,000 and Taxation Solutions, told me they could settle my debt for less. Didn’t know how low they could get it but they settle my debt with the IRS for $392. Wow just couldn’t believe it.
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Our Score
5.1
User Score
7.8
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Price

Case by case basis
Undisclosed

Time in Business

total # of years
2008

Services

Variety of services offered
8/10

CPA

CPA on staff?
No

Tax Attorney

Tax Attorney on staff?
Yes

Associations

Professional Association Members
Yes

Enrolled Agent

Certified by U.S Government
Yes

Refund Policy

Is there a refund policy?
Yes

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BDC
4
Our Score
9.4
User Score
9.0
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Price

flat fee, paid monthly
$2,500-3,000

Time in Business

total # of years
1997

Services

Variety of services offered
10/10

CPA

CPA on staff?
Yes

Tax Attorney

Tax Attorney on staff?
Yes

Associations

Professional Association Members
Yes

Enrolled Agent

Certified by U.S Government
Yes

Refund Policy

Is there a refund policy?
Yes

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BDC
267