5.0 stars 10 totalReview Oscar Ornelas
Posted by Gabriel and Martha
We hired Mr. Ornelas in June 2014 after going back and forth between the IRS, and IRS Auditor and our CPA Firm. Our Payroll Taxes and Cost of Goods Sold were going back and forth from being disallowed to being allowed - back to being disallowed. Our situation got the point of having no choice but to hire a Tax Attorney, in order to continue fighting the IRS for a total amount of approximately $55,000. We were recommended to a few Tax Attorneys and we chose Mr. Oscar J Ornelas, mainly because we were told he was very very thorough. We found out that he was, indeed, very thorough - but we also discovered that he was very intelligent, compassionate, precise, professional, courteous, respectful, tactful and extremely patient. He will not continue the conversation with you until he is sure that you are understanding every single legal terminology. He works in a very timely manner and produces very favorable results. He also made sure that we were happy with the final decision before closing out the argument against the IRS, which ended up in approximately $12,000. We highly recommend Mr. Oscar J Ornelas for any type of legal representation.
Posted by Jack
Could not be more pleased. Was represented in a dispute with the IRS. How do you have a nameless, faceless bureaucracy admit that they made a grievous error? Without representation, it would have been impossible, like yelling at the wind. But after months of communication and many attempts to correct the mistake, there was finally a breakthrough and we could once again breathe in a relaxed manner.
Posted by Marcos
I had a IRS tax audit for the last 3 years. I was using a TurboTax Defense Representative and wasted over 6 months of my time and money because they could not help me. Mr Ornelas helped me save money where the TurboTax Rep could and would not. Instead of $45000 in taxes, Mr Ornelas helped cut my tax bill to 1/3. Mr Ornelas also worked diligently over the Christmas holidays and is one of the most accessible professionals I have ever hired. His pricing is very fair and Mr Ornelas explained every dollar I spent for his services. Mr Ornelas and I live over 300 miles apart and he was very accomodating to meet where-ever I wanted to. The IRS seems to like to bully people, they tried to do it me. Mr Ornelas won't take it from them! I lost a lot of sleep before I called Mr Ornelas and he helped me relax about what the IRS was trying to do. He knew more than the auditor did! He gave me some great advice for the future, too. He is a good person and has a great personal, professional touch. I will use him again if I get audited. My advice to anyone with a tax audit notice is this: don't hesitate, call Mr Ornelas. Thank you Oscar Javier Ornelas!
Posted by Yale
My company retained Mr. Ornelas for an important tax matter that was as complex as it was urgent. We received timely guidance that proved invaluable. Despite being 3,000 miles away, Mr. Ornelas made us feel like the conflict was in our home turf. I routinely hire outside counsel, but rarely feel this confident in their abilities.
Posted by a Tax Fraud client
I had received a threatening call from someone that identified themselves as an IRS investigator stating that I would have my properties seized and financial accounts frozen. On top of it all I was told that I was to be arrested for tax fraud. Like any one without experience I completely panicked. I found Mr. Ornelas and called him right away. His level of knowledge and experience was clear when he asked me certain questions and knew right away that I was being scammed. He quickly put my mind at ease. Mr. Ornelas did not stop there, he put me in contact with the local IRS investigators that took my statement down and told me that this was a nationwide scam. It was apparent that Mr. Ornelas was bothered by the fact that I was being scammed as many others have. His genuine interest and concern completely goes against the stigma that lawyers are greedy and only interested in their own welfare. Mr. Ornelas truly restores the prestige to his field and I recommend him to anyone that is in need of a tax attorney. You will not go wrong with Mr. Ornelas.
Posted by David
Oscar has been the first attorney that has been able to help me with my tax issues. I hired another "top rated firm" who, not only charged me a monthly fee for over 3 years on top of a retainer, never resolved my case. Oscar has stayed in touch every step of the process and has been a big help. Hopefully my case will be resolved soon after using his firm for only 5 months.
Posted by Patricia
I have worked with Oscar Ornelas on three separate occasions and on three different issues. In every instance Mr. Ornelas was professional, compassionate and timely; and his fees are exceptionally fair and reasonable.
I first consulted with Mr. Ornelas on an IRS issue, with a Trust I was managing and his guidance was spot on and saved the beneficiaries their inheritance in the process. On another occasion I had the pleasure, as a Board Member of a Not for Profit, to work with him while he reviewed some sales tax issues our board was concerned about. It is clear that his knowledge of all forms of Taxation is vast, through and up to date. His presentation was clear, through and thoughtful and he spoke to our Board in a language we all could understand avoiding the usual legal ease you might find with attorneys. On the third occasion I called upon Mr. Ornelas my spouse and I needed guidance putting our small business papers together for filing with the State of Texas, he completed this job in the blink of an eye. His work is impeccable and was finalized for us before the holidays. I would have expected to be put off until the New Year by anyone else in his profession but not so with Mr. Ornelas, he is on your schedule.
Mr. Ornelas is a caring, highly intelligent legal mind who is there for his clients in every way and I am more than happy to recommend him should you have need of his services, you will be glad to have him on your team!
Posted by a Tax client
I had a Gross Receipts tax problem that I had spent a year with my accountant trying to resolve with no sucess. I got Oscar's name from a friend, and contacted Oscar within no time he had the issue resolved. Since that time I have hired Oscar as my accountant. He is very professional and extremely knowledgable, I would recommend him highly.
Posted by Teri
Oscar has been outstanding in handling all our issues. When at our greatness need of assistance Oscar's services were top notch. He handled everything for us with great respect and professionalism through each and every process. He was always there for us answering all our questions and handling everything no matter how big or small the issues have been. Without his services I don't know where our family would be today. His legal advice and guidance through all our business and personal tax problems were right on the mark and got our family back on the right track. We were given some really bad legal advice from a previous attorney concerning our business decisions. Thanks to Oscar we were not judged and was given the best advice and direction to move forward without any more harm to our family. Currently our family is doing great and we have been able to move forward as a unit instead of being torn apart due to some bad decisions made and we owe all this to Oscars great legal advice and tax help.
Posted by Frank
When I first met with Mr. Ornelas what impressed me the most was his straight forward analysis of how he could help me with my Tax problem. He didn't make any lofty promises but told me how it was and what he could accomplish. He was able to lift a garnishment to my wages quickly and was able to resolve the situation very much in my favor. During the process he kept me up to date and even threw in a few words of encouragement when I was down. In my experience Mr. Ornelas is very competent and if the opportunity arises I will recommend him to my friends and colleagues.