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We had a letter from IRS saying we owed $247,000 on our 2012 taxes. We know we didn't because we didn't even make that amount. We asked around for a tax attorney and was given Derek Kaczmarek's name and contacted him. With all our paperwork in hand we sat down and he understood the issues and drafted a letter to the IRS. The letter was comprehensive and outlined the issues that the IRS had with our tax return. Based on the information in the letter, the IRS reviewed our taxes and advised us that the correction was only $290. We were relieved and it would not have happened without the help of Mr. Kaczmarek and his assistant Dianne.
Derek is one of the best lawyers I have ever had the pleasure to work with. My bank account was being levied and I had a tax debt going going back to 1999 and 2000 in excess of 170K and was in desperate need of help. I emailed Derek files pertinent to my case and when I arrived at the initial consultation (even before I had agreed to his services) he had reviewed those files and had came up with strategies on how to handle the situation. He is a former IRS trial attorney and has total knowledge of all things related IRS collections and debts. IN LESS THAN A WEEK he had the levy released and I was able to access the funds in my bank account. He also had given me the best plan on how I should deal with my debt. A problem which had dogged me literally for over a decade that I thought might never be resolved--he showed me the way out in a week. I cannot recommend this guy enough. I had initial consultations with three different lawyers before I decided to go with Derek. He just stood out from the rest and I got a good feel with him and luckily my instincts proved correct.
Derek is a wonderful attorney! He cares about his clients and will do the best that he possibly can for them. I appreciate that he is completely honest with his clients. He understands tax law very well and I have trusted him and will to continue to trust him with my tax issues. I would heartily recommend him as an advocate for others.
I was extremely pleased with Derek's handling of this IRS Tax problem. Even though I tried several time to respond to the IRS's letters of unpaid taxes from 2010, it became apparent that the IRS would not listen to a lowly taxpayer and that more 'horsepower' was going to be needed to convince the IRS that NO taxes were owed but rather the problem rested with BBVA Compass Bank for not reporting 1098 mortgage interest paid and incorrectly reporting 1099 Interest earned to the IRS. A great job acting as my representative with the IRS and with keeping me informed on the status of where things stood.
I sought counsel on a number of tax related topics and Derek gave
very honest and comprehensive advice. I have total confidence in his
proficiency and guidance.
Positively one of the best attorneys we've worked with. Has an uncanny knack for making a complex legal problem/opportunity understandable to management. A brilliant legal mind coupled with savvy business experience applicable to both the public and private sectors. He's a highly effective problem solver and researcher who takes pride in delivering the best solutions for his client. He adds a new dimension to an executive management team because he combines infinite legal wisdom with an understanding of the client's goals to formulate a plan to achieve the best possible outcome.