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Tax Debt Lawyer vs. Accountants for Debt Elimination

May 24th

With taxpayers owing historic levels of IRS debt, the search for solutions is more frantic than ever. There are almost as many qualified professionals that work with IRS debt as there are solutions to conquer it. Aside from IRS debt elimination programs, taxpayers can choose from Enrolled Agents, Certified Public Accountants, and Tax Attorneys to settle their situation.

Why Tax Debt Lawyers are the Best Solution

On the onset, it might seem as though these professionals are very similar. After all, knowledgeable accountants will be able to provide tax advice and strategies for both individuals and businesses just like a tax debt lawyer. Furthermore, qualified accountants are even allowed to represent clients in cases with the United States Tax Court. However, this is where the similarities end, as a tax debt lawyer emphasized the studying of case law, legal nuances, and specialized in tax litigation and other liability issues. While both a tax debt lawyer and accountant can help taxpayers determine a strategy to handle IRS debt, the attorney is far more qualified to handle cases in court and deal directly with the IRS.

Most people filing income taxes go straight to their accountant to save time and money. This is a perfect option for people who want to take preventative measures to avoid any IRS debt and stay financially healthy. However, for those who have more complex situations and are reacting to litigation or liability issues with IRS debt, consulting with a tax debt lawyer would be the wiser decision.

Other benefits of working with a tax debt lawyer include:

Less stress. Going head-to-head with the IRS over tax debt can be stressful, but having a tax debt lawyer to prepare the paperwork, documentation, and other figures needed makes the situation less difficult for you.
Experience. Unlike accountants, a tax debt lawyer is experienced in a court of law defending clients and is more likely to be able to successfully make your case concerning IRS debt.
Knowledge. With a tax debt lawyer, you get the financial wisdom of an accountant coupled with the legal prowess of an attorney.

 
 
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