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Paul Tarnavsky is a Michigan Tax Attorney, whose practice focuses exclusively on representing clients across the United States with IRS and State tax issues. He prides himself on obtaining satisfactory results for his individual and corporate tax clients.


Languages spoken: English, Ukrainian

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Practice areas


  1. Tax: 90%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    9 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Robert Edward Zielinski

    Paul Tarnavsky is a wiz when it comes to tax issues. I highly recommend Paul, whether for a pressing legal tax issue, or for practical and innovative advice you can use to improve the way you approach your taxes.


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Contact info

Tarnavsky Tax Firm, PLLC

1500 N. Stephenson Hwy.,
Suite 234
Royal Oak, MI, 48067


MIActive And In Good Standing200611/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Book Award - Trial PracticeUniversity of Detroit Mercy School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyTarnavsky Tax Firm, PLLC2008 - Present
Tax PreparerSkillman Group, PLC2009 - 2010
AttorneyTarnavsky & Associates, PLC2006 - 2008
ClerkMoss & Colella, PC2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ukrainian Cultural Center, IncLegal Advisor2010 - Present
United States Tax CourtMember2006 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2006 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of MichiganMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Back TaxesLevy was lifted immediately. Balance was reduced to zero. Client received a refund.
Individual and Business Tax DebtSettled with the IRS for less than $500
$70K Tax DebtAll returns were filed. Client's tax debt was settled for $2,500.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawN/AJuris Doctorate2005
University of Michigan, Ann ArborEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Townhall Tax ConferenceOffer In-Compromise2014
Michigan Real TalkTax Audits2014
UCC Annual Directors LuncheonConversion to 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status2012