Overview

Highlights

  • Provides a wide variety of back tax assistance services.
  • Works on high-dollar tax cases.
  • Employs tax attorneys.
  • A+ Rating with Better Business Bureau.
  • Successfully resolved millions of dollars’ worth of back taxes.
  • Released thousands of wage garnishments.
  • Released thousands of bank levies.

Transparent About Their Tax Experts 

Tax Relief Advocates, or TRA, says that you can always speak to a tax professional, even if you haven’t signed up for any of TRA’s vast array of tax services yet. In an industry wrought with fraud and imposters, TRA is transparent about the credentials of their experts.  They clearly list websites, including the California Tax Education Council and the Internal Revenue Service’s Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications, where you can look up a tax professional in their company. 

Accredited by the Better Business Bureau

If qualification and certifications with the CTEC and IRS are not enough, TRA is also accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating since September 2018, just one year after the company’s launch in 2017. 

Informative and Easy-to-Navigate Website

Tax Relief Advocates lists more than a dozen tax services they provide and dives deep into what each of the services and IRS programs entail for the taxpayer. This is yet another example of the company’s excellent customer service and transparency. 

Free Consultation

As with many other tax assistance services, Tax Relief Advocates offers a free, 20-minute phone consultation to see if they are a right fit for you. 

They also provide in-office consultations for taxpayers near their Irvine, California main office or any of the other areas they serve. TRA has local offices in Vancouver, Washington; Louisville, Kentucky; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Austin and Garland, Texas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Pittsburgh and Chadsford, Pennsylvania; and Scottsdale and Tucson, Arizona. 

Wide Range of Tax Services, Including Tax Back Tax Assistance

Tax Relief Advocates can help with federal, state, and local taxes in any of the regions they serve and federal taxes for businesses and individuals nationwide. In addition to helping taxpayers take advantage of any of the IRS’ many programs for back tax assistance, the company offers personal and small business accounting services and tax preparation. 

Variety of Experts On Staff 

Unlike many tax back tax assistance firms, Tax Relief Advocates has a staff of more than 20 professionals that include tax consultants, tax attorneys, IRS enrolled agents, and CPAs, so you can always get the professional service you need from an expert in the field. 

Can Assist with Unfiled and Late Tax Returns

Many people fail to file taxes – even if the IRS may owe them a refund. In 2017, even before the pandemic made filing taxes even more difficult and confusing, the IRS had unclaimed tax refunds worth $1.3 billion for people who failed to file their federal returns by April 2021. If the IRS owes you a refund, you have three years to file and claim your money, which means those people had until May 17, 2021. 

If you haven’t filed your tax return due to personal hardship, not understanding how to file, or missing information, Tax Relief Advocates can help. If you owe money on your taxes for previous years, they will file your returns with all the correct information to help reduce your tax liability and then negotiate to help you pay off your back taxes faster, often for less than you owed. 

Certified “Great Place to Work” 

Tax Relief Advocates was certified a “Great Place to Work” in 2021 by GreatPlacetoWork.com. Since happy and engaged employees tend to be better at their jobs, this certification speaks volumes that your experience with TRA= will be positive and low-stress. 

This certification is supported by a 5-star rating on Glassdoor with 34 positive reviews, including one that declared, “Best company I have ever worked for.” 

TRA employees also give back to their local communities, which leads to a sense of personal fulfillment that is reflected in how they do their jobs. The company joined Saddleback Church in donating turkeys during Thanksgiving during the pandemic, has volunteered at local soup kitchens, and handed out backpacks filled with essential personal items to homeless people during the holiday season. 

Freedom from Back Taxes in Just 6 to 8 Weeks 

Tax Relief Advocates detailed process begins with a 100% free consultation and proceeds quickly as soon as the taxpayer decides to move forward. The investigation process may take up to two weeks, during which time the IRS stops all collections action. At that time, TRAs’ tax professionals work to achieve a suitable resolution, which could lead to freedom from back tax in as little as six to eight weeks. 

Helps Stop Levies, Tax Liens, and Wage Garnishment

Tax liens, tax levies, and wage garnishment threats are scary – especially if you know you don’t have the money to pay your outstanding back taxes. TRAs’ tax professionals know exactly how to stop liens, levies, and wage garnishment as they negotiate an arrangement that can help you find back tax assistance sooner than you might have imagined. 

Excellent Reviews on Consumer Review Sites

Unlike many back tax assistance firms, Tax Relief Advocates shows an overwhelming amount of positive reviews across the Web, including Google Reviews, Yelp, the Better Business Bureau, and TrustPilot. 

“I give this company a 5 star all the way! It was my first time filing taxes as a 1099 small business owner… The owner George [Nunez] saved me thousands of dollars… I will NEVER use anyone else again,” writes Julia M. in Irvine. 

Reba B. in Cypress, CA, shared: “TRA and George were a blessing when we connected last tax season. George and his staff are thorough, professional and diligent. No matter how many emails we sent George, he answered every one in a timely manner. We will be using Tax Relief Advocates again this year and we highly recommend them for all you tax related needs.” 

About Tax Relief Advocates Inc.

Founded by tax professional George Nunez in 2017 and incorporated in Irvine, California, in 2018, Tax Relief Advocates may be a newer company as far as back tax assistance firms go, but the vast amount of positive reviews, certifications, and their overall transparency shows they are a company to be trusted. 

The company provides back tax assistance services through the IRS Fresh Start program, which provides offers-in-compromise, partial pay installment agreements, and other ways to reduce your overall back taxes and give you more time to pay. 

It is also expert in tax prep for individuals, freelancers, and small business owners, and can even help with unfiled or late tax returns. 

The Bottom Line
If you’re looking for personalized service, and even one-on-one, in-person meetings with a tax professional, TRA might be a good choice.
The company excels not just in back tax assistance services, but assisting with late or unfiled tax returns for small businesses, freelancers, and individuals, and tax prep and accounting services.

It’s rare to find a back tax assistance service with overall high ratings and positive reviews across a variety of websites, which shows that Tax Relief Advocates is trustworthy and can get the job done whatever your tax needs are.

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    135 S State College Blvd #200, Brea, CA 92821

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