David Leeper is a board certified federal tax attorney and has more than 33 years of experience in dealing with the IRS administratively and in litigation. His cases have been reported on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, in Newsweek, Readers Digest, and in the Associated Press. He was the lead witness testifying before the Senate Finance Committee hearings on the Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Most tax attorneys are familiar with his cases, notably, Portillo vs. I.R.S., (1991, CA5), 932 F.2d 1128, Doyle vs. I.R.S., TC Memo 1982-694; Cheshire vs. I.R.S. (2002, CA5) 282 F3d 326; Images in Motion vs. I.R.S. TC Memo 2006-19; as well as dozens of other reported cases..
If you are reading this website, you are likely concerned about an issue with the IRS. You may have failed to file your tax returns, or perhaps you have failed to pay your taxes, or perhaps you are facing an IRS audit.
Dealing with the Internal Revenue Service can be quite stressful. Frequently the agents are poorly trained and may be punitive in their approach. Your case can go on for years and become very expensive. People often have a sense of hopelessness and despair, especially if the IRS tries to close your business, seize your home, retirement plan, wages, etc.
Regardless, our goal is to be an advocate for you and to help develop a plan of resolution. There is no need to live in fear, There are often a variety of ways to deal with the IRS. We want you to have hope - that a plan can be developed and implemented that is affordable and timely. You must have hope so that you no longer feel like a victim and live in fear.