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Derek William Kaczmarek

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  1. My bank account was being levied and I owed the IRS 170k+

    Posted by Dave, a Tax client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Derek Kaczmarek.
    • I hired Derek 6-12 months ago.
    • Derek handled my Tax matter.

    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.

  2. Great Tax attorney!

    Posted by a Tax client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Derek Kaczmarek.
    • I hired Derek 1-3 years ago.
    • Derek handled my Tax matter.

    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.

  3. IRS Tax problem successfully and Professionally Handled

    Posted by Dave, a Tax client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Derek Kaczmarek.
    • I hired Derek 1-3 years ago.
    • Derek handled my Tax matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    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.

  4. Highly Qualified

    Posted by a Tax client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Derek Kaczmarek.
    • I hired Derek 1-3 years ago.
    • Derek handled my Tax matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    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.

  5. Interim General Counsel, Ports of Indiana

    Posted by Rich, a Contracts client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Derek Kaczmarek.
    • I hired Derek more than 3 years ago.
    • Derek handled my Contracts / Agreements matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    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.

602-277-2010