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Jeffrey Anton Collins

Jeffrey Anton Collins

Tax Law Offices - Business Tax Settlement Corp
  • Tax Law
  • Illinois
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Reviewed by Jerry C. March 4, 2020
Great attorney and team!
GRATITUDE! Where do I start? When I first contacted Mr. Collins I was a mess, I had received a call from my managing broker the day before stating that my Real Estate license had been suspended and I could no longer conduct Real Estate Related Activity. I needed to review the document sent and resolve the problem A S A P, mind you the document sent was from the DDFPR stating that AI had 60 days from the date sent Oct to resolve an issue with I.D.R. for State Taxes. The amount was 10 thousand plus some change. That had grown to a Whopping 17.000 since 2014 from the sale of my two Flat, but wait there’s more. I had received the document on December 8th, 62 days later, and two days too late! That's when my fiancé and I started our search and found Mr. Collins and his team online, from the first contact with Taylor to how fast Mr. Collins got back to me I was impressed. Mr. Collins was calm and cool, reassuring me that everything would be ok. He gathered all my information and the very next day had a game plan with an email that ended with a quote…An object in motion… Newton…He was hired and never stopped. After his research, we found that I had more issues, taxes needed to be filed back to 2008….Yep!I f'ed up! But Mr collins referred me to his C.P.A., Jeff Chang, knocked out all my taxes and stayed in motion, Mind you, this all happened at the peak of Holiday Season. Christmas, New Years. The I R S was on vacay and I was eager to clear this up and inpatient but Mr. Collins Shavonne and Taylor answered every email, call, and question reassuring, me every step of the way, that they were making progress, but there is a process….Needless to say, four and a half weeks later my license was reinstated a T R O was issued to stop any further fees or collections from the I R S and State. My story continues, but I’m positive the outcome will be the same and can’t thank Mr. Collins and his team enough. May the days before you be as blessed as they have made mine.
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Summary

As an Attorney, Former IRS agent and Retired CPA, I fight serious tax matters for business owners. I specialize in IRS problems with larger IRS liability – that greater than $100,000. My specific services include:

• Offer-in-Compromise Settlements
• Emergency or Hardship Stop to IRS Levy
• Release of IRS Levy on Payroll Bank Accounts
• Removal of IRS Liens on Real Estate
• Representation in IRS Special Agent Investigations
• Removal of IRS Civil Penalty
• Sensitive Innocent Spouse Cases
• Tax from Death, Divorce, Sale or Loss of Business

I serve clients across the U.S., and am licensed to practice at the U.S. Tax Court, multiple federal courts, and the State of Illinois,

Businesses face unique problems with IRS, payroll, and cash flow. I can protect your bank funds from IRS control. I am easy to speak with. I keep my clients informed, and will return your calls and emails. CPA’s and tax accountants prefer to work with me on their clients’ IRS tax cases.

Practice Area
  • Tax Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
CPA (Arkansas)
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Illinois
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U.S. District Court - 4th Circuit
ID Number: 18570
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U.S. District Court - 7th Circiut
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United States Tax Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Jeffrey Anton Collins
Current
Education
University of Arkansas - Little Rock
J.D. (1997)
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University of Arkansas - Pine Bluff
B.S.
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The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
LLM-Tax
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Awards
Top 100 Attorney
National Black Lawyers
Professional Associations
National Association of Tax Professionals
Board Member - Illinois
- Current
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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
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Activities: Taxation Practice Division
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Tax Advice from a Former IRS Auditor
Bloomberg Business Week
Speaking Engagements
Criminal Tax Fraud and Controversy , American Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Website
Videos on How to Solve Your Problem
Blog
How to Stop Tough IRS Problems
Legal Answers
9 Questions Answered

Q. How can you do a deed in lieu of Foreclosure if your home was included in a ch.7 bankruptcy?
A: Even if the home was surrendered to the lender in the bankruptcy, you may still be on the title. Offering a deed-in-lieu allows the lender to change title ownership without a foreclosure judgment. That option is very helpful, and is certainly allowable.
Q. state taxes are not being taken out of my paycheck.
A: It is only your employer's job to withhold tax and pay the funds over to the government, per your state version of the W-4 Form. It is not the employer's responsibility to pay your liability. Here is a somewhat related article, for another W-2 reporting situation: https://www.stopirsproblem.com/tax-attorney-il-blog/irs-tax-attorney-naperville/they-sent-1099-not-w2-form/
Q. Selling sister's condo, profit of $65K, she is a missionary in Peru how can she avoid taxes until return in few years?
A: It is possible that she qualifies for exclusion of capital gain on that sale. It sounds like she could avoid all of the estimated $65K in gain under Tax Code Section 121(c), as long as she sells before she is out of the home for about 4.5 years. The opportunity is much more challenged after that. However, there is possibly another opportunity for her to take a full exclusion of all gain, applying IRC Subsections 121(c) and 121(d)(12), because her work is much like that of the Peace Corps, which also has a special exception. I would consider planning a sales based upon the assumption that the tax can be excluded, if the timing of the sale meets the exceptions mentioned above. You might find additional answers on our FAQ page, at: https://www.stopirsproblem.com/frequently-asked-questions/
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Contact & Map
Tax Law Offices - Business Tax Settlement Corp
1555 Naperville Wheaton Road
Suite 116
Naperville, IL 60563
Toll-Free: (888) 227-6866
Telephone: (312) 212-1000
Fax: (312) 858-3444
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Suite 110
Chicago, IL 60652
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Fax: (312) 858-3444
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