LAW OFFICES OF LENORA ROLAND TAYLOR


success stories

OFFER IN COMPROMISE

Client was in the real estate business, made a significant amount of money ad believed he would have the money to pay the taxes on the income.  When the real estate market crashed, he was out of mine and owed $65,000 in IRS tax liabilities.  We submitted an Offer in Compromise and the IRS agreed to compromise the liability for $3500.

COLLECTION REPRESENTATION

A 75 year old client retired from his job and was living off of a fixed income.  He had $550,000 I'm tax liability and a retirement account  worth $200,000.  The retirement account and social security was all he had to live off of.  The IRS agreed to place the taxpayer on a hardship/uncollectible status.  This meant although the tax liability would remain owing through the collection statute of 10 years from the assessment date, the IRS would not seek collection as long as the taxpayer's financial situation did not improve.

INNOCENT SPOUSE

Client was recently divorced and after an IRS audit, the IRS attempted to assess a tax liability of $60,000 for several years which involved her former spouse's business.  We filed a Tax Court petition and resolved the matter with the taxpayer owing less than $20,000.

EMPLOYMENT TAX DISPUTE/TRUST FUND PENALTY

A corporation accumulated $120,000 in employment tax delinquencies.  We were able to resolve the matter for the business with a $100/month payment plan.  We were able to resolve the individual assessment for the person responsible for the failure to pay the employment tax with a hardship (unable to make any payments).

AUDIT

After an IRS audit, the IRS proposed to assess my client a tax and fraud penalty totaling $357,000.  We became involved and filed an Appeal which resulted in the elimination of the fraud penalty and a final amount owing of $166,000.

Tax Court litigation

The IRS proposed to assess client $320,000 in tax liabilities.  After successfully, appearing before the Court, the taxpayer's actual liability was reduced to $67,000.

testimonials

Impeccable Service From Lenora Roland Taylor

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Posted by Patricia on AVVO

We initially sought the services of Lenora Roland Taylor in 2007.  She was highly recommended by our very respected tax person.  Upon working with Ms. Roland Taylor, we understood why we had been referred to her.  Ms. Roland Taylor is professional, well-informed, responsive, and calm.  We interject the descriptor "calm" because IRS issues are anxiety ridden, and Lenora Roland Taylor allays those anxieties by proceeding quickly, yet calmly, in a focused manner.  We were so satisfied by the service we received in 2007 that we, again, asked Ms. Roland Taylor to work on our behalf recently.  She repeated the same high quality of work with the IRS.  A process that might take up to a year was culminated in only several months.  We credit Ms. Roland Taylor's efficiency and follow up with such positive outcomes.  Without reservation, we would recommend Ms. Roland Taylor to family and friends.  We have been completely satisfied, on two occasions, with the assistance she afforded us.

Lenora Roland taylor never disappoints

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Gerald - small business owner in Hayward

My business has had numerous tax related problems throughout the years.  I have utilized the services of Attorney Taylor and she is always effective on helping me resolve each issue.  She makes me feel comfortable and at ease with her knowledge and frank responses. She has gotten results to help move on with my business each time.  I highly recommend her.