Herdman & Sakellarides
Attorneys at Law

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IRS tax debts require immediate action.  Is the IRS filing liens, garnishing your wages or levying your bank accounts?  Are they sending you intimidating notices?  Are they devastating your financial and personal life?  We can help.

For over 18 years our firm’s tax lawyers continue to aggressively pursue the best possible tax debt solution for each client.  Our attorneys have the highest level of educational and professional tax backgrounds, including a Masters of Law degree in Taxation.  Dealing with the IRS can be one of the most stressful situations you will ever experience.  Don’t face the IRS alone.  Engage a tax lawyer from our firm who will aggressively pursue the best possible result to fix your tax problem while protecting your income and assets.  We will deal with the IRS so you don’t have to.

Through our office, all matters are confidentially handled by our professional staff, resulting in high quality, cost-effective service.  We are committed to achieving the best results for our clients as efficiently as possible.  Contact us for a free consultation and we will help identify the best possible solution to resolve your tax problem.

You deserve a fresh start!




29605 US Highway 19N Suite 110
Clearwater, FL 33761
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Toll Free: (866) 437-3725
Phone: (727) 785-1228
Fax: (727) 785-1228
Email: info@herdsaklaw.com


Areas of Practice

Bank levy release

An IRS Tax Levy is a legal seizure of your assets in order to satisfy a tax debt.  A levy is different from an IRS lien.  A lien is a claim used as security for the tax debt, while an IRS levy actually takes the property to satisfy the tax debt...
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UNFILED returns

Failing to file tax returns can create serious problems.  Although you may not yet have been contacted by the Internal Revenue Service, delinquent taxes will catch up to you sooner or later.  If you fail to file your tax returns, the IRS... 
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Currently Not Collectible

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will place a taxpayer’s account in a Currently Not Collectible (CNC) status once it is shown that the IRS cannot collect the back taxes from the taxpayer by full payment, through an Installment...
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Employment & Payroll Taxes

Employers are required to withhold payroll taxes from the wages earned by the employees and are required to forward these withholdings to the IRS.  Failing to properly file and pay payroll taxes is a serious matter...
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Trust Fund Recovery Penalties

Failing to timely pay over payroll taxes can result in significant penalties and interest.  The IRS is particularly aggressive in pursuing businesses for unpaid payroll taxes and may attempt to pursue the business owner personally...
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Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Anyone who owns property such as a home, car, bank account, investments, business interests, retirement plan account, life insurance, collectibles, etc., needs an estate plan. An estate plan allows you to direct how, to whom, and...
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Wage Garnishment Release

An IRS wage garnishment or IRS wage levy is a written notice sent by the IRS to the taxpayer’s employer requiring it to withhold a significant percentage of the employee’s pay and to forward it directly to the IRS...  
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Offers in Compromise

An Offer in Compromise (OIC) is an agreement between a taxpayer and the IRS that resolves the taxpayer’s tax debt for less than what is owed. The IRS has the authority to settle, or compromise, your tax debt by accepting less than full...
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Innocent Spouse Claims

Many married taxpayers choose to file a joint tax return because of certain benefits this filing status allows.  Generally, on a joint return, both taxpayer spouses are jointly and individually responsible for the tax due on the return... 
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Offshore Account Disclosures

Form TDF 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) should be filed if the aggregate balances of such foreign accounts exceed $10,000.00 at any time during the year.  The FBAR covers a calendar year and should...
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Revenue Officer Assistance

Revenue Officers are, by definition, “Collection Officers” for the IRS.  Revenue Officers are assigned to accounts to collect back taxes.  Their objective is to collect the taxes that are owed as quickly as possible and to have the account...
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Professional Licensing

Our firm has extensive experience representing professional license holders in administrative proceedings. We represent individuals in every stage of a licensing case from investigation, to complaint, to resolution...
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Tax Liens

If you owe back taxes, the IRS can secure a tax lien on all your assets after meeting certain statutory requirements.  The tax lien attaches to all property and rights to property of the taxpayer... 
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Installment Agreements

An Installment Agreement with the IRS allows taxpayers that cannot afford to fully pay their back tax liability, and those who do not qualify for an Offer in Compromise, an option to pay their back taxes through manageable monthly payments...
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IRS Audit

When you receive a notice of audit, immediately hire a tax attorney experienced in IRS audits and tax controversies.  Tax attorneys are experienced in fighting the IRS and direct the audit...
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Abatement of Tax Penalties

The Internal Revenue Code authorizes the IRS to impose penalties on a taxpayer who fails to timely file a tax return or who fails to timely pay the tax that is due.  The IRS is also authorized to abate penalties that have been imposed...
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Probate & Trust Administration

Probate is a legal process through which the assets of a deceased person are properly distributed to the heirs or beneficiaries under a will, or if there is no will, according to Florida law.  A probate action is usually filed in...
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