As a young girl growing up on the Eastern Plains of Colorado, Jillian found her direction in an Aristotle quote: “Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.” While she had immense passion for music and film, she believed a legal education would best prepare her for a life of helping others.
This quote took her from her small town to becoming a Big City Lawyer. Along the way, she lived and traveled in Africa, found her life’s volunteer work as a modern-day abolitionist fighting human trafficking and learned to cook dog-friendly spaghetti. Don’t ask about that last one.
Professionally, Jillian takes pride in her creative approach to negotiating, creating winning client strategies and being seen as both tough and compassionate in her communications. She graduated cum laude from Michigan State Law School and is proud of that, too.
Jillian lives in Chicago with her husband, Nick, and their pasta-loving dog, Lager.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science with a minor in Ethnic Studies
University of Colorado, Boulder
Juris Doctor; Indigenous Law and Policy Certificate
Michigan State University, College of Law
Michigan State University, College of Law – Teacher’s Assistant for Constitutional Law for LLM students
Michigan State University, College of Law – Immigration Law Clinic
Legal Services of South Central Michigan
EngenderHealth, South Africa
United States Tax Court
Secretary/Found member of Modern Abolitionist Legal Society at Michigan State University, College of Law
Chair member of Triangle Bar Society
Williams Institute Moot Court team member
Volunteer Work/Community Involvement:
Triangle Bar Society, 2010-2013 (various community projects in MI surrounding legal issues in LGBTQ community)
Modern Abolitionist Legal Society, 2011-2013 (various community projects in MI regarding anti-trafficking work)
“Thank you for your knowledge of the laws and for doing what you do to perfection, all the while maintaining the ability to show compassion”
Jessica, I want to take the time to personally thank you and all at your firm for the help you’ve given us to get our tax situation resolved. In fact, you did not only all that you stated you would do, but went above and beyond. To those who allowed me to vent (even my tears over heavy burdens), God bless you for the time you personally gave me. When the IRS was very intimidating, thank you for " taking the bull by their IRS horns ". Thank you for your knowledge of the laws and for doing what you do to perfection, all the while maintaining the ability to show compassion, especially to me. We could not have come this far, and by that, I mean to say that you totally resolved a tax situation we’ve been facing for multiple years. Bravo !!! For anyone needing the best tax representation they can find, I would highly recommend, " The Tax Defenders ". They are professional, compassionate, caring people. You were there for us when no one else could be, except God of course. God Bless and keep all of you. Thank you all again for your hard work and a job well done.
Sheila B. - Greenbrier, AR
“Thanks for your honesty George!”
Several weeks ago I received a letter from the IRS saying I owed over $30k...I panicked. I was very skeptical about using The Tax Defenders or similar companies. Well, I called The Tax Defenders and got a hold of George. George was very upfront and honest with me about my situation. I gave him all my info (ie, finances, equity, 401k) He did not hold back with his honesty - he couldn't help me. I know he wanted to, you can feel his vibe through the phone. I called the IRS myself. We talked for 2 hours and we made a deal. I wanted George's input, and he said take it and run... Thanks for your honesty George!
Freddy - Dallas, TX
“He was totally honest and up front about everything”
When I was transferred to George to discuss my tax issue, he was totally honest and up front about everything that could possibly be used or options that I had to settle my situation with the IRS. Not like the other ones who wanted money first and then would discuss. Thanks George!
I spoke to George with The Tax Defenders and explained my situation with trying to settle with the IRS. He was very honest with me on what my options were and gave me an estimate on what he felt I could settle with the IRS for. I would give The Tax Defenders a five star review. I told George I would be keeping his letter in my files and he’ll receive a call when I'm able to take care of this.
“answered all my questions with honesty and integrity”
George answered all my questions with honesty and integrity. I had contacted other firms previously and they all wanted money up front before they would review my case and give suggestions. George is very polite and extremely helpful. Thank you!
B. H. - Dane, WI
“I would recommend them to anyone.”
I called The Tax Defenders asking for some info regarding a very large tax lien recently filed against me. I spoke with George who was very helpful and explained all my options in detail. He answered every question I had in simple terms that anyone could understand. I would recommend them to anyone.
“They are very professional”
I would recommend TTD to anyone who seeks help with tax resolution. They are very professional.
I spoke with George and he was extremely knowledgeable about my 941 tax issues. Within 5 minutes we were able to figure out the cheapest and quickest course of action in order to deal with the IRS. Before calling The Tax Defenders I was unsure of my options and the consequences of not acting. I will use them again if another tax issue arises and would recommend them to anyone who has a tax problem.
“He did exactly what he said he would do! Thank you! I would recommend this organization.”
A+, Although I contacted TheTax Defenders as a second source, I found George to be very helpful and honest. He reviewed my documents, and gave me counsel. He did exactly what he said he would do! Thank you! I would recommend this organization.
Joseph Z. - Bremerton, WA
“I am so grateful to the Tax Defenders, and I highly recommend them!”
My husband and I battled the IRS for over 10 years. We tried many other tax resolution companies, to no avail. We owed over $70k. The Tax Defenders were amazing! We qualified for the Offer in Compromise and just settled our debt for 4k!! We worked with a few different people, as our case was difficult and took almost two years to resolve. Every single person we worked with was amazing. They were all very kind, and very easy to talk to. Every time I called, they were always there to answer any questions. And if I didn't understand something, they would explain it as many times as I needed them to. I am so grateful to The Tax Defenders, and I highly recommend them....IRS problems are not created overnight, and they are not solved overnight, if you give The Tax Defenders a chance they are truly outstanding! Thanks to them, we now have a clean slate with the IRS.
“Mr. Diversiev’s professionalism and honesty relieved me”
I would like to pass on a few comments about my conversation with Mr. George Diversiev yesterday 7.12.2017. I spoke with him concerning a tax issue I have with the IRS. In a very logical and orderly sequence of questions, he got directly to the problem. After explaining what I had done, utilizing a tax advocate from the IRS, he explained (easing my mind) that I had negotiated a good deal with the government and, based on my income, should not attempt to change it. In fact, he told me that if I did try to make a change, it would likely result in a significantly higher payment. Mr. Diversiev's professionalism and honesty relieved me and answered critical questions. In the end, he has saved me from myself. Hats off to him and your firm for a job well done. I will not hesitate, based on my conversation with him, to recommend your firm if I'm asked. Please pass my thank you on to Mr. Diversiev.
“The entire experience was extremely professional from start to finish”
After a year of trying to work out 4 years of IRS audits, fees, interest, penalties, etc. and getting nowhere I made the call. I worked with George, he was a life saver! The entire experience was extremely professional from start to finish. Within days George provided an overview of my debt and options to finally resolve the debt.
Jennifer K. - Newark, NY
“I would recommend them to anyone!”
I wanted to let you know I had a very good experience with The Tax Defenders. Top notch from the people that answered the phone to the attorneys that looked into my case. Unfortunately, they were not able to help me, but after working with them I felt comfortable that I had done all that I could have to make a bad situation better. I would recommend them to anyone dealing with the friendly people at the IRS.
Bradley H. - Dane, WI
Very kind, knowledgeable and cooperative and answered all my questions.
My phone call was answered and immediately I was transferred to a tax professional. I received direct answers to the questions I had.
I am totally satisfied with being represented by The Tax Defenders.
Daniel S. - Caldwell, ID
“They respect my time and understand my tax issues completely.”
Before calling The Tax Defenders, the biggest obstacle that prevented me from fixing my IRS issues was finding an honest and straight-forward company with no hype!! What I really liked about working with them was their prompt and fast service. I would definitely recommend their service to others. They respect my time and understand my tax issue completely.
“I am glad that I called them!”
I was worried when I received the notice about the amount owed and quickly reached out to The Tax Defenders. It was awesome how they took care of everything and worked with my finances. They were able to resolve 100% of the money I owed. I am glad that I called them.
“They are out for your best interest, not theirs!”
I received a post card advertisement in the mail, along with many others. I found most wanted a lot of money to fix my tax problems - which could not be guaranteed. The integrity expressed in the advertising of this company impressed me enough to call and inquire. To my surprise, George, a senior account rep, heard my situation and told me there was not much more to do. I was shocked by his honesty. I am on the right path with my unique situation. He did not try to sell me a program or instill more fear in me. I would recommend Tax Defenders in a heartbeat. They are out for your best interest, not theirs! I highly recommend you call them for tax issues.
“I worked with them and I am happy I did”
When I filed in 2014, I owed $14,256.68. At that time, combined with previous years, my total debt was $66,977.46. I was in a Payment Plan with the IRS paying $701 a month. In order to keep that payment, I was asked to pay the total 2014 amount due. I was lucky to receive a letter from THE TAX DEFENDERS showing an A+ rating from the BBB. I worked with them and I am happy I did. I now have a payment plan of $ 50 a month. I am giving them a 5 star review.
Pierrot D. - Monsey, NY
“I want to thank George for being up front and frank with me”
I want to thank George for being up front and frank with me about my back taxes; he let me know that I probably couldn't afford them as I am retired and only receive Social Security. The biggest obstacle was not having any funds to pursue this issue; if I had I would use The Tax Defenders. As for other vendor tax attorneys they should be a little more considerate about the person’s pocketbook rather than all they can do for you and end up doing nothing - thanking you kindly.
“It was a great experience”
Hi I'm a mother trying to make it in this economy. Let me take a minute to express how this company put a lot of time and effort in my case. I was very hesitant to try another tax firm given that I had tried two other firms a few months before and they didn't give me the satisfaction that I needed or the direction that I needed. So I gave it one more try and contacted the Tax Defenders. It was a great experience. Colleen was very helpful, kind and came through with the help I needed. I really appreciate the work that Colleen and the staff have done. They called when they said they would and called on time. Right now, I feel like I'm on the right path to getting my credit and taxes caught up! Thanks again Tax Defenders.
“I could not be happier with The Tax Defenders!”
I could not be happier with The Tax Defenders! The communication with the team is always crystal clear and effective. They handle everything for you including payments to the IRS and state of California. I'll be using them for all my tax related needs.
“I highly recommend The Tax Defenders to anyone in trouble with the IRS.”
Thank you to The Tax Defenders. Working with your company over such a sensitive issue was truly an enjoyable experience. George was very kind and extremely helpful and understanding. He went out of his way to assure me that The Tax Defenders would do everything they could to help my personal situation. Even though I was unable to utilize The Tax Defenders assistance they were extremely informative about my personal situation and my future. After all of the work on my case, I was never pressured to pay anything. I highly recommend The Tax Defenders to anyone in trouble with the IRS.
“I was treated with respect and appreciation”
I have been working with your company for several years now and have always been blessed by the service, professionalism, and peace of mind I have experienced throughout our relationship. I am definitely one of your "trouble clients", but have always been treated with respect and appreciation.
Working with the Tax Defenders was great! I was overwhelmed by how much the IRS said I owed. Tax Defenders contacted the IRS and showed me my exactly what I owed the IRS and how they planned for me to settle the debt. All this was before I paid Tax Defenders a single penny. I would recommend their services because they are honest, upfront, and are willing to see if they can help you before paying any fees. Great company!
“I highly recommend this service.”
I called them and, first of all, was glad a real person answered! He took some basic info and transferred me to an advisor who was able to answer my questions quickly. I was so relieved to get this help when I was so stressed about a tax lien being placed on my home. I highly recommend this service.
“He gave me the confidence that I needed “to carry on””
I first learned of my tax lien of $82,500 by getting letters from tax firms, promising me they would get my debt down to almost nothing. After having had a traumatic experience with one of those very firms last year, I threw them all away. Then I got a large yellow postcard from The Tax Defenders. I liked the way it was written, and I liked what Joe said. So I called. I was forwarded to George. I was so full of my own terrible and "so unique" story--about my husband having gotten so sick in 2013, how he is now disabled and I am his sole caregiver--that I barely gave him a chance to speak. When I finally caught my breath, I stopped. And the compassion and caring that came from George was real. He did not minimize what I had been through, nor did he cut the conversation short after I told him that the first step with the IRS had to be mine, since I could not afford any representation at this time. We were on the phone for a good 20 minutes. George gave me the steps that will need to be taken with resolving my IRS situation, and wished us the very best in beginning on that journey. When I got off the phone with George I was no longer afraid of the journey that I had to start. He gave me the confidence that I needed "to carry on." He had also given me the feeling of security that I have a company in The Tax Defenders for the next step. Here is my final word of advice: If you need to hire a firm to handle your tax problems, RUN--don't walk--to The Tax Defenders. My first step is just about complete, and I will be picking up the phone and asking for my friend, George, to begin the next step. As he said to me at the close of my call to him: "This conversation with you was a touch of sanity in an insane world." What I say is that George WAS that touch of sanity--an intelligent, compassionate and caring human being in the "insane and frightening" world of the IRS. I will always be thankful to Joe for his yellow postcard, which led me to George!
“Well done George!”
I have talked to many different tax people regarding my tax situation (attorneys, tax consultants- you name it!). This is the very first time that I have gotten a straight answer and it didn't cost me a dime. Thanks George . As we all know if you can't pay the IRS how can you pay the attorney's fees? But in this case, The Tax Defenders (George ), in just 4 minutes of my time gave me some advice to stay on the program that I had set up. It took me 10 years to get someone to do the same thing he said in 4 minutes. I’m not a professional tax person and I made some mistakes that got me here .So I would tell you in an instance to call these people. They won't waste your time. They’re friendly and take a position to help - and money never came up , Wow, that's a first! So if you need help, call The Tax Defenders. They are what they say they are . Again George, thanks. It's taken me longer to write this than for you to solve my problem! Cool! Well done George.
“I was impressed with George’s professionalism and clarity throughout the entire process.”
George from The Tax Defenders was terrific to work with. He indicated exactly what documentation I would need to provide in order for him to do a proper analysis to determine if The Tax Defenders would be able to help me given my particular situation. He got back to me within days and explained that given my circumstances, they probably would not be able to help as far as abatement was concerned, He did offer me the option of having them attempt to have the penalty removed. His analysis cost me nothing, and he was quite up front with the fee I would pay them, should I move ahead with having The Tax Defenders represent me to the IRS to attempt to have the penalty removed. I was impressed with George's professionalism and clarity throughout the entire process.
“I really appreciate his honesty and straight forward conversation.”
I requested a free consultation. George contacted me within 2 hours. We took the time to go over the possibilities, and then he did the honest thing. He told me his firm would not be able to save me enough money. He looked at what we owed, what could be done to reduce the amount owed (dependent upon my income and employment), and then he confirmed that the savings on my end would be very inconsequential. I really appreciate his honesty and straight forward conversation.
“Fantastic experience working with George”
I had a fantastic experience working with George and the team at Tax Defenders. I was initially hesitant to work with a third party service over such a sensitive matter as federal back taxes, but they handled all information shared in an extremely sensitive and confidential manner. They were also very clear about what I was and was not signing up for, which I really appreciated based on some of the "horror" stories you sometimes hear about. I would highly recommend working with The Tax Defenders.
“The Tax Defenders is your best choice!”
When in pursuit of finding a dependable source that specializes in Tax Defense and is worthy of your trust, the Tax Defenders is your best choice! The Tax Defenders recently went to combat against my enormous tax debt and obliterated it! These guys mitigated my tax debt of more than $23;000 to less than $275.00. This has been a life changing event that has yielded freedom back into my life and has enabled me to sleep longer nights...Say "YES!" to "The Tax Defenders!"
“I will definitely go back to The Tax Defenders”
I contacted The Tax Defenders last week and Colleen, who I immediately felt was trustworthy, took my information and promised a follow up call the following week. She contacted me exactly at the time she had scheduled and went through four scenarios that could apply to my situation. There was only information provided and no pressure to engage any further with them. I really appreciate that aspect - had there been ANY pressure to move to a next step, I would have felt uncomfortable. Based on my financial situation, I could not enter any of the programs she outlined but again, there was no pressure and no condescension about what maybe I 'should' be doing. I really appreciated the information she provided and going through my options with me. She made herself very available for my questions and discussed each in depth. I will definitely go back to The Tax Defenders if and when my situation changes to the point where I think someone can help on my behalf.
“Thank you again Mr Bergman”
After my conversation with you this morning, honest to God, I feel like my burden about the IRS was lifted off my shoulder. I'm so pleased and feel that I can trust you and your firm, Please accept my deep appreciation and thanks for helping me. From now on I know where I can find my solution. Thank you again Mr Bergman. I will definitely introduce Your team and yourself to some of my friends who have the same problem as mine. Thank you so much.
Jenny P. - North Las Vegas, NV
“Derek was very helpful”
The Tax Defenders shared information with me that I had not heard from other tax help companies or the IRS. I found that my tax bill, which I cannot pay on the fixed income of a widow, will be written off after 10 years. I had planned on having my children pay this when I leave this world. Derek was very helpful, spoke in language I can understand (not "legalese"), and invited me to call anytime I had a question. The fact that there is a "former" Marine in this company caught my eye. Thank you for the good news!
“Tax Defenders is a great place to start to remedy your situation”
I spoke with Derek and had a lot of questions about my tax situation with the IRS. He spent about 30 minutes with me and answered all of my questions. I really appreciated his time, knowledge and advice. I'm going to have the Tax Defenders do a case review with the IRS and see if they can be of service in resolving my tax bill responsibility. The consultation and case review is without charge and I could not be happier with their service at this point in the game. If you owe taxes to the IRS and have any questions about your obligation I feel the Tax Defenders is a great place to start to remedy your situation.
Mike L. - Eastsound, WA
Very helpful in answering some preliminary questions regarding the process and possible options available.
Rob - Midlothian, VA
Spoke to George this morning about my tax problems. I hung up feeling liberated. He was straight forward and gave me some good advice. He could have strung me along and taken my money - but he didn't. I appreciate him for that!! Now I know what I need to do. Thanks George!!
“My experience with the Tax Defenders is positive!”
My experience with the Tax Defenders is positive. They were very responsive, knowledgeable and tried to turn around a solution in just a few days after gathering all relevant information and communicating with the IRS on my behalf. Although they were not able to find an immediate solution for my situation they made proper recommendations and provided me with an exhaustive overview of my options.
“I would highly recommend this group if you have any tax issues that need to be resolved.”
I have a severe tax issue and I needed to have some questions answered. George with The Tax Defenders explained all of my options to me at no charge because they could not do anything with my case at this point. He explained that if anyone said they could help me, they are just after my money as my situation could not be resolved right now. I appreciated the help and honesty. I would highly recommend this group if you have any tax issues that need to be resolved.
“The Tax Defenders firm are honest and trustworthy tax advocates”
I contacted The Tax Defenders regarding a tax lien issue. I selected them because of their A+ BBB rating, and they were also reasonably close geographically. The representative, George was both knowledgeable and professional. In just a few short questions, he determined that there was no way that a tax firm could help me with my situation. Then he went further and explained some alternative courses of action. Because he didn't take advantage of my situation (which he could have) to obtain a fee, I am convinced that he and The Tax Defenders firm are honest and trustworthy tax advocates.
“George is very professional”
I recently had the great pleasure of working with George and The Tax Defenders on my IRS situation. George is very professional, knowledgeable, reliable, trustworthy, and of course comes back with winning positive results for the taxpayer. George is super to work with, always returns calls super-fast, and follow-up calls are at the exact time promised. I wish everyone the same awesome business relationship and positive resolution as I had the pleasure of receiving working with George. And of course I will always recommend George to anyone needing these types of services.
“I would recommend them to others for sure.”
I recently had a problem with the IRS and contacted The Tax Defenders for advice. I was pleasantly surprised with the initial phone call. A patient person with obvious knowledge of the IRS took the time to listen to my story, and then gave me some helpful advice about how to proceed. Surprisingly he did not encourage me to proceed with hiring the firm at this time, but they are going to be my pick if needed. I would recommend them to others for sure.
“Thank you for having integrity.”
After receiving a mailing in regards to helping me solve my tax issues, I contacted The Tax Defenders. I had the pleasure of talking with George Diversiev. In staying true to the "no hype" approach, which is what caught my attention and motivated me to contact them, he asked pointed questions and told me up front that because of my situation, he would not be able to save me much more than what it would cost me to use their service. Although, I was disappointed, I was at the same time appreciative of his candor. It is a quality people are starving for in today's institutions. Thank you for having integrity.
“I would not hesitate to contact George and his team!”
George was extremely knowledgeable and helpful from the moment we connected. He was very forthright and honest yet he did not pass judgement on how I got to the point of needing tax resolution assistance. I was very impressed with his industry knowledge and appreciated his preliminary guidance. Should the need arise to reconnect with The Tax Defenders in the near future, I would not hesitate to contact George and his team!
“I have had an excellent relationship with The Tax Defenders.”
I have had an excellent relationship with The Tax Defenders. Derek and Colleen have been working with me to solve my tax issues with the IRS. Thus far they have been vigilant and expedient in their efforts and communication with me as to their plan and the status of the situation. They have treated me with respect, and have given me the assurance that they will represent me with integrity and empathy for my situation. I'm confident that they will represent me with the utmost concern and will work very hard to bring about the best possible results for my case.
T. S. - Yahtehay, NM
“Professional and considerate”
The Tax Defenders were very professional and considerate. They were able to give us the advice we needed in a friendly and timely manner.
L. P. - South Jordan, VT
“Kudos to all the great foks over at The Tax Defenders”
Thank you Tax Defenders! Kudos to all the great folks over at The Tax Defenders. I had questions and concerns about my tax situation and they were able to address all of the issues I brought up in a very friendly and professional way. I am giving them a 5 star recommendation.
S.R. - Bakersfield, CA
“Fast, informative and understanding”
I was very happy with the advice I received. The Tax Defenders were fast, informative and understanding. I would recommend them.
A. A. - St. Louis, MO
“The Tax Defenders was FABULOUS!”
Everyone knows how stressful dealing with the IRS can be. It has definitely been the most trying time of my life. I couldn't sleep at night and my world seemed like it was turning upside down. I contacted The Tax Defenders and from the moment I spoke to them I knew I was in caring, professional hands. The knowledge and the experience of this entire firm is impressive to say the least. They are organized, speedy, tough, informative, and extremely compassionate during a time when you need all of these qualities. My case, after many, many years, is settled and I couldn't be happier. The Tax Defenders was FABULOUS! If you need help, contact them. You will be extremely happy you did.
T. C. - Naples, FL
After researching my situation, The Tax Defenders promptly got in touch with me to discuss my options. Turns out my best option was to continue with the agreement I already had. They did not try to push me into doing anything that they would profit from and I appreciated their honesty.
A. B. - Hickory Hills, IL
“Very wonderful to discover an honest firm”
I desire to thank The Tax Defenders and George Diversiev for their prompt, kind, and most of all honest review of my Tax Lien situation. Very wonderful to discover an honest firm with people dedicated to honesty rather than just profit for themselves. Even though they were not able to assist in my situation, they quickly explained the legal ins and outs to me in a clear and understandable way, rather than attempting to bleed me out of meager resources. I am happy with their advice and assistance.
“Your honesty was refreshing!”
I talked to two dozen firms that claimed to be able to lower the amount of taxes I owed by up to 90% and have the tax lien removed from my house. The Tax Defenders were the only firm that didn't try to sell me anything and didn't ask for money up front. After reviewing my case they were honest enough to tell me that there wasn't anything that could be done. The lien couldn't be lifted and, because of my low income, I wouldn't qualify for any of the other tax reduction programs. Thanks George, for answering my questions and confirming my suspicions. Your honesty was refreshing.
“They are “THE REAL DEAL “”
I was so glad I called the Tax Defenders. They are "THE REAL DEAL ". No doubt they are there to help no matter what. I was so worried, but they made me feel so comfortable talking about all my IRS concerns. They guided me to make the best decision and I was very impressed. Thanks so much. It meant a lot to me how sincere and caring you truly are.
“I was impressed with his professionalism and honesty”
I recently called The Tax Defenders (TTD Tax Inc) with several questions regarding possible resolutions to my outstanding federal taxes. I spoke with Mr. Derek Bergmann for approximately 1 - 2 hours. He provided outstanding advice that made sense. He did not try and convince me to pay any monies and then provide NO service. More importantly, he was an attorney - not an office rep reading from a script. I was impressed with his professionalism and honesty. I will contact Mr. Bergmann again if needed in the future.
“George was a respectable and knowledgeable”
The Tax Defenders was a helpful corporation that put our minds at ease. George was a respectable and knowledgeable person when we explained our situation. He listened to every worry and explained every step we would be going through. If you need advice on a tax situation you should call this firm.
M.P. - Mapleville, RI
“I thank you Derek!”
I like how honestly Derek Bergmann explained how The Tax Defenders could help me with my taxes I owed to the IRS. He is knowledgeable & knows what he’s talking about. It was a great relief to me that he and this company would go out of their way to help settle my taxes. I am thrilled with him & this company and would recommend them to anyone. I thank you Derek and am looking forward to working with you on my taxes.
M. A. - Vancouver, WA
“This is a very reputable and trustworthy business”
The Tax Defenders were different from the very beginning. Their initial contact postcard was straightforward and didn’t use the scare tactics that many of the other firms that contacted me had used. And of course I threw the “scarers” into the trash immediately. When I called The Tax Defenders, I spoke with George Diversiev and he listened very carefully while I explained the tax situation in which I found myself. He was very straightforward, asking me a couple of key questions and then informing me of what they could accomplish for me. He also pointed out the fact that it would take a much longer period of time than the six weeks which I had available before the closing of the sale of my house. Although they couldn’t resolve my immediate problem, I appreciated their honesty and the fact that they did not ask me to pay money ($3,500-$5,000) up front (which others had asked for) knowing that nothing could be done in the six week time frame. This is a very reputable and trustworthy business.
“I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking to resolve tax issues”
I received information from The Tax Defenders about a potential issue with my taxes. I decided to give them a call based off of the useful information provided in their pamphlet. They did not disappoint. I spoke with Derek for a few minutes about the situation and he quickly got to work on helping me. He let me know that they would do some research on what was going on with my account, and then present me with a few options on how to proceed. From the initial call to now, Derek has helped me to easily understand the issues I was dealing with and my options for resolution. I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking to resolve tax issues.
V. S. - Tustin, CA
“I was pleasantly and professionally supported by The Tax Defenders”
I was pleasantly and professionally supported by The Tax Defenders, especially Kelly and Jillian who went above and beyond my highest expectations. My biggest mistake in this whole process was not calling The Tax Defenders sooner and that mistake cost me nearly $8,000. The IRS Officer who was assigned to my case used aggressive collection efforts in an attempt to collect over $60,000 and immediately placed a levy against my Social Security retirement for $1,039 a month. The bottom line is that I couldn't be more pleased with the outcome and I would like to offer my sincere congratulations and thanks for a job well done. Thank you!
M. B. - Crossville, TN
“Kelly was very professional, honest and credible”
The staff (Kelly in particular) provided me with some invaluable and free advice. She was very professional, honest and credible. Most importantly, she illustrated her personal care and integrity for her profession and the company where she works.
“Honest and didn’t try to persuade me to purchase their services knowing it would just waste my money.”
I spoke with George D. at The Tax Defenders. He was very helpful and kind to me. Even though he was unable to help me with my tax situation, at least he was honest and didn't try to persuade me to purchase their services knowing it would just waste my money. Thanks for your time and the help that you were able to provide me.
“They eased my fears and offered many solutions to my problem”
I have had an amazing experience with The Tax Defenders. Finding out you owe the IRS money is scary and The Tax Defenders were there for me. They answered phones within one ring and thoroughly and knowledgeably answered all my questions promptly and satisfactorily. They eased my fears and offered many solutions to my problem. I would highly recommend them to anyone with any tax IRS questions. They are definitely the experts !!
“The Tax Defenders are the best thing that happened to us”
The Tax Defenders are the best thing that happened to my husband & me besides our children being born. They made an Offer in Compromise on our behalf to the IRS & we went from owing the IRS over $45,000 to $3,000 thanks to The Tax Defenders. They sure know their business. Each person that we spoke to was so nice, caring, and showed real interest in our case as if ours was the only case they were working on. We would recommend The Tax Defenders to anyone.
“The Tax Defenders handled my case professionally and efficiently”
The Tax Defenders handled my case professionally and efficiently with a very positive resolution. I appreciate that they were honest and candid about my desired outcome with my tax problems. They told it accurately and directly when I hoped to get amplified results like you read online from some other companies. My outcome turned out extremely well. While nobody likes dealing with the IRS, it is nice to have a competent company in your corner. Bravo Tax Defenders. You did a great job.
“With one phone call, and in 15 minutes, they clearly explained my options, even though they were not able to help me. Who does that???”
I have spent hours and hours with Tax Recovery firms promising to get my tax burden reduced to a fraction of what I owed, even though I communicated I had already tried with other firms. The pursuit is relentless with some of those guys; and there seems to be little concern for taking on work and not being able to deliver. In the end, none of them were successful in abating my tax debt even $10. The Tax Defenders were very different; I received a letter in the mail from them indicating I had received a Tax Lien recently and that I should call them to discuss options. With one phone call, and in 15 minutes, they clearly explained my options, even though they were not able to help me. Who does that??? No cost tax advice! So, if you have tax problems and feel like you need help, start with The Tax Defenders. You will get nothing but the truth from competent people who know the law and how to use it to your best advantage. If I'm ever in a position to use their services, I won't hesitate; I don't trust the other pay-to-play firms.
“It was awesome how they took care of everything and worked with my finances. They were able to resolve 100% of the money owed. I am glad that I called them.”
I was worried when I received the notice about the amount owed and quickly reached out to TheTax Defenders. It was awesome how they took care of everything and worked with my finances. They were able to resolve 100% of the money owed. I am glad that I called them.
“I want to thank all of you for everything you’ve done for me. I’m finally clear of this hanging over me for a long, long time.”
I want to thank all of you for everything that you’ve done for me. I’m finally clear of this hanging over me for a long, long time. I now feel like I can proceed with my life… I will never forget you all for it. Thank You.
“I would recommend you to anybody else who needs help with their income tax problems”
I would like to thank George and his staff for helping me out and working with me on my IRS problem. Oh man! You just don’t know how much of a relief (it is) for me to know what had just happened when I got through talking with George and The Tax Defenders. I would just like to say Thank You, Thank You, Thank You for making my day and helping me with this bad situation. I would recommend you to anybody else who needs help with their income tax problems. Thank you again.
“I really, really appreciate it. I would recommend them to anyone, to anyone.”
They’ve pulled me through so many things, I will forever be grateful to them. I owed $63,000 in taxes when I contacted The Tax Defenders. My debt was reduced to $465. I really appreciate everything they’ve done. I really, really appreciate it. I would recommend them to anyone, to anyone. They’ve helped me through every process. In every way they have done this. Thank you so much, that’s all I can say to them. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.