Top Tax Defenders has a goal to resolve your tax issues as quickly as they possibly can. Their staff has experience working on the frontline of the IRS.
Top Tax Defenders has set out on a mission to protect the rights of taxpayers, as they understand full well the IRS is operated like “one giant bureaucratic machine.” They know the ins and outs of the business and know how to get though the red tape set in place by the Internal Revenue Service. This can potentially provide a little more leverage when negotiating cases on client’s behalf before the IRS. The company aims to strictly handle tax resolution and will work for nothing less than what is deserved.
Free consultations are offered where a tax professional will address any taxpayer concerns and go over qualification. After which, legal documents are drawn up and sent to the addressee in order to read and understand the contract fully. Once the documents are signed and returned, TTD will perform a financial evaluation to determine the amount which can be afforded to pay the IRS monthly.
Like most companies in this industry, payment is expected upon retaining services, as they go to work on cases immediately. Taxpayers may appreciate the firm working around the budget of clients and are willing to work out an affordable payment arrangement in order to secure continued representation.
TTD has done well in providing client care and proved it by becoming accredited with the BBB in which they have received the highest score and have an exceptionally low complaint volume. In addition, they are members of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS) giving clients the sense they are practicing ethically and with integrity.
This company aims to please and get taxpayers out of the financial hole they’ve wound up in. Resources and educational materials can be found on the company website, including FAQ’s, downloadable legal documents, active articles via their blog and social media outlets, along with several informative downloadable guides including:
- Keep the IRS from Taking Your Paycheck: Guide to Wage Garnishment and How to Stop it
- Don’t Panic: Your Complete Guide to Understanding IRS Audit Letters
- Help! I Got a Letter From the IRS
- Get the Credit You Deserve: The Complete Guide to ITS Tax Credits
- The Ultimate List of Tax Deductions
- A Comprehensive Guide to the IRS Collection Process
- A Complete Guide to the IRS Audit Process
- The Top Tax Defenders Case Study
Typically tax relief companies don’t offer such valuable information; however, this company certainly goes above and beyond when attempting to educate the public on all things tax related, proving they have a desire to get clients out of debt and keep them out of debt and safe from the IRS.
Top Tax Defenders highlights include:
- Free Consultation
- Tax law firm providing legal assistance
- A+ accredited member of the BBB
- Members of the ABA and ASTPS
- Payment plans
- Array of educational resources and tools
Like many companies who will cease working on cases until payment is received, Top Tax Defenders is no different. If clients are unable to make the obligatory and prearranged payments, their team of professionals will cease working on the case until payments are received. Although they understand people go through hardship, they put the payment plans in place in accordance with a budget allowing clients to make payments on time. While this isn’t necessary an issue posing as a con, we simply feel it’s important to be fully ready to tackle all aspects of tax resolution by any company hired, and being compliant with terms and conditions set forth.
We would also like to see the company hold more professional memberships such as those with the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) or the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
For a situation requiring filing for a few years, expecting to owe $25,000 or more, their price is around $5500 and is dependent on the nature of each unique situation. Removing garnishments and liens are can cost taxpayers anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000. In order to attain the most accurate quote, a thorough tax analysis must be requested via consultation.
Top Tax Defenders offers the following services:
- Unfiled Tax Returns
- Settle Back Taxes
- Stop Wage Garnishments
- Remove Tax Liens
- Asset Seizure
- Remove Tax Levy
- Audit Representation
- IRS Revenue Officer Help
- Offer in Compromise
- Setup Payment Plan
- Tax Preparation
- Customized Tax Planning
- Criminal Tax Defense
- Payroll Taxes
- State Sales Tax Issues
TTD required the industry standard of $10,000 to $15,000 in tax debt in order to retain their tax relief services. If taxpayers owe less, they claim to make exceptions and will adjust their fees accordingly so affordable representation can be extended to everyone.
Top Tax Defenders is a tax resolution firm that specializes in IRS tax problems. Its mission is to protect the rights of its clients and to work hard to exceed clients’ expectations. TTD also offers IRS insider knowledge to know what the IRS will accept or reject, as many of TTD’s employees have worked for the IRS as tax examiners and counsels.
Top Tax Defenders’ services are available in all 50 states.
E-Mail: [email protected]
7324 Southwest Freeway, Suite 870
Houston, TX 77074
9am to 5pm with after hours numbers given to clients
Time In Business
6 years. they have been in business since 2009.
They have an A rating with the BBB. Top Tax Defenders is an accredited business with BBB. They have had several complaints closed within the last three years. There are extensive notes and conversations detailing one complaint of which you can read on the BBB website.
CPA on Staff
Tax Attorney on Staff
The American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS) and The American Bar Association (ABA).
Enrolled Agent on Staff
Yes, they offer a free, helpful consultation to help you understand your best tax options.
We were informed that Top Tax Defenders created a tax resolution coalition to separate them from other firms that do not include legal services. The reason for this is because Top Tax Defenders wants their clients to know that they are a tax law firm, not just an accounting firm.
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