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Optima Tax Relief

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About Optima Tax Relief

Optima Tax Relief specializes in helping individuals deal with aggressive collection by the IRS and state tax agencies. The team at Optima includes seasoned tax attorneys and enrolled agents that are approved by the IRS to represent American taxpayers. The firm is well versed in tax negotiation and settlement, IRS audit defense, levies and liens, wage garnishment and back taxes.

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    Pros

    • Available nationwide
    • 15-day money back satisfaction guarantee
    • Tax attorneys on staff

    Cons

    • Minimum debt required

    Bottom Line

    Optima Tax Relief is an industry leader with an experienced staff. They provide quality tax relief services and protection against the IRS and state tax agencies.

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    Optima Tax Relief services

    Optima Tax relief offers a variety of tax solutions and assistance, including tax liability investigation and resolution proposals, tax preparation and compliance, and tax settlement and negotiation.

    The company has vast experience with several common resolutions, including:

    • Offer in Compromise (OIC)
    • Penalty Abatement
    • Installment Agreement
    • Partial Pay Installment Agreement (PPIA)
    • Tax lien discharge
    • Tax lien subordination
    • Tax lien withdrawal
    • Wage Garnishment release
    • Bank levy release
    • Innocent spouse relief
    • Currently non-collectible
    • Statute of limitations
    • Collection appeal
    • Administration appeal
    • Administrative appeal

    How does Optima Tax Relief work?

    Optima Tax Relief breaks down its simple process into four easy steps: consultation, investigation, resolution and freedom.

    The initial consultation is 100% free and includes discussing your tax concerns with a member of the Optima Tax Relief team, allowing them to assess the situation and decide which tax solution is appropriate for your case. 

    Once you begin official work with Optima, the investigation begins, and typically takes two to four weeks to complete. In this phase, the professionals at Optima Tax Relief will establish communication with the IRS and review case summary options. 

    From there, Optima will begin working on a resolution with the IRS for your case. This stage will be the longest part of the process, and the firm estimates it will take anywhere from three to nine months.

    Optima Tax Relief FAQ

    How much does Optima Tax Relief cost?

    Unfortunately, there is no pricing available for Optima Tax Relief on its website; however, this is common for any tax relief company as each case can be vastly different from the next. For any prices, make sure to book a free consultation — once an Optima Tax Relief representative understands your unique situation, they should be able to provide accurate numbers before moving forward.

    With research, we found other sites say that the average fee for services is $4,000 with a minimum of $10,000 in tax debt required to qualify for assistance.

    Does Optima Tax Relief offer any type of guarantee?
    Yes. Optima Tax advertises a 15-day money-back satisfaction guarantee. This guarantee means you can cancel without any fees or penalties should you be dissatisfied with services within the first 15-days of working with the company.

    Do we recommend Optima Tax Relief?

    Optima Tax Relief is a leader in the industry and provides high-quality assistance with several appealing tax relief solutions. Their policies and core values are laid out on their site in clear terms, and their list of services for tax relief needs are very comprehensive. Based on online reviews, it looks like the minimum required debt to enroll in one of their programs is $10,000. Should you find yourself in $10,000 in tax debt and need help, we recommend considering a consultation with Optima Tax Relief.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: June 28, 2021

    I was 100% satisfied with my experience at Optima. They took the time to work with me on a one on one basis to resolve my tax issues. I feel that they were an affordable and effective solution to my tax problem. They filed old returns that needed to be taken care of and helped me with the legal side of dealing with the IRS. I could not of done this on my own. They were instrumental in getting me a good settlement and payment plan.

    Optima Tax Relief response

    Thank you Dennis! We work one-on-one with our clients to ensure an excellent experience. Congratulations on a great resolution.

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    Rated with 5 stars
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    Original review: June 7, 2021

    I was extremely scared and worried about what would happen to me. I heard about Optima Tax Relief on the radio and decided to give them a call. I heard of other places but I don't know why I felt as if this company was super legit and they were. They did all the work. I just had to be completely honest and let them know what was going on. To this day I am free of tax debt and would highly recommend this company to anyone facing tax issues.

    Optima Tax Relief response

    We do all of the work so our clients can relax! Thank you for choosing us and continuing to recommend us, Joseph!

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      Rated with 5 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: June 1, 2021

      I went to Optima Tax Relief because I had a huge burden of a a large amount that I owed to the IRS. I was hesitant at first because I thought, "Oh this is another company that will just take my money." I was so wrong, I owed the IRS over 60,000 and Optima got that reduced so much and I do mean way low that I can now relax and live with the weight of the world (IRS) off of my shoulders. I would highly recommend Optima Tax Relief to anyone that owes the IRS. They will work hard on your behalf and be right by your side throughout each step. I'm glad that I made that call to them.

      Optima Tax Relief response

      That's an incredible resolution, worth sharing with everyone! We're proud to have been an award-winning resolution firm, reputable with our clients. Thank you for continuing to recommend us and we're so glad you called us as soon as you did!

      4 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 5 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: May 28, 2021

      To tell you I was worried is an understatement. Letters upon letters kept me up at night with the fear of garnishment or possibly more. You hear the commercials all the time, but think that'll never be me! Well it was me. I didn't know where to turn, so what did I have to lose?? From the beginning, Optima made everything easy to understand. You talk and deal with a number of people, but the one who stands out and was always there to help and take my questions was Catalina. Without her help, I think I would have just given up. I never got to thank her at the end, so I'd like to do that now.

      Optima Tax Relief response

      We understand that you were in an incredibly difficult predicament. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. We're so proud to have provided you with an amazing resolution, and we're passing on the kind words to your team!

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      Rated with 5 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: May 13, 2021

      Thanks to Optimal Tax Relief my burden is gone. Since 1993 I owed the IRS a lot of money but thanks to optimal tax relief my burden was erased. I've owed IRS and child support for years which put undue burden on my finances. My head was spinning doing side work and a full time job. It was so exhausting and I had to do something about it and thanks to optima tax relief I can breathe again.

      Optima Tax Relief response

      Resolving our client's stress is our priority - we take on your burden and make it OUR burden! We're proud to bring you the "relief" in Optima Tax Relief. Congrats!

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      Rated with 1 star
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: Nov. 4, 2021

      I paid a lot of money to have Optima Tax Relief help me settle my debt with IRS. They did my taxes. I had an email account closed on my that had all the information for them. I called several times, emailed a few times and was asked to give a time when an agent would call. I did that but, they either did not call or they called at another time when I could not talk to them. I talked to several people there but, I believe I just got the run around. I lost a lot of money to them.

      3 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 1 star
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: Sept. 23, 2021

      Be careful with these guys. I am a service comnected disabled female veteran and this is NOT OK! Their responsiveness and communication is great until you make your final payment to start the resolution process then boom! Crickets. I've filed a BBB complaint about these folks and am trying to battle finalizing my tax issue with the IRS myself, even though I paid them $1500 and absolutely NO RESPONSE WHATSOEVER. Jennifer ** should be ashamed of herself for handling a client like this. I have multiple notices from the IRS and have no way of even getting an update from anyone with this company on what I'm supposed to do or not do. After making numerous phone calls I finally got someone on the phone who tells me I was reassigned to a Devin **. He is also "unavailable" just like Jennifer **. This is completely unacceptable.

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      Rated with 1 star
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: Sept. 21, 2021

      I am writing this review as a warning to all possible future clients of Optima Tax Relief. This is all the stuff they will not tell you. They prey upon you because you're in a bad spot and you want to be protected from the IRS. Let me tell you what my experience was with this company. They say they have a 2-phase process; it really has three phrases. The 1st phase is to collect your money for themselves. So, in my case I owed the IRS quite a bit of money, over 100k. They offered to take my case for around 10k, which I had to finance. I filled out a power of attorney for them to represent me with the IRS. Then nothing happened with my case until I had paid the full amount. Which took about 14 months to pay.

      They say they will protect you from liens and garnishments, but what they really mean is we can protect you from those actions after you have entered a payment plan with the IRS. Which they won’t really pursue for you until they get all their funds. The result of their protection is I had a lien placed on my house from the IRS for the full the amount I owed them. In fact, at one point, they asked for my tax documents so they could do my taxes for me or go through them, it was never clear what they wanted to do. At any rate they never followed through with any kind of analysis of my tax situation or nor did they ever do my taxes. After the 14 months they told me I had to enter into a 2900 dollar a month payment plan with the IRS, because that is what the IRS wants me to pay. I asked, "Aren't you guys supposed to negotiate an affordable plan for me?"

      They said, "We must accept the payment plan the IRS offers based on your financial situation, all calculated by the IRS." Now mind you this is all something you can do for yourself. Once you get into a payment plan with the IRS then apparently is when the Optima Tax Relief magic happens. But to be honest this is where all my confidence in the process left me. I struggled to get them to call me back, I spent far more time on hold than actually speaking to people. I struggled with being told things I felt they could not deliver on.

      All they kept saying to me is accept the payment plan and then we can protect you. I got the opportunity to refi my home and decided to roll the IRS into that refi to remove the lien. All I needed was payoff statement from the IRS to get this completed. I asked Optima to provide this for me. Seven calls and two weeks later I got so fed up trying to get this from them. I called the IRS directly and asked for this document, fifteen minutes later I had the doc. Call the IRS, see if you qualify for hardship or fresh start programs. The IRS wants to work with you, they want their money and realize every person is different. Save yourself the money and hassle of dealing with these guys. I wish I had.

      7 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 5 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: June 30, 2021

      My experience with Optima Tax Relief has been extremely positive. They treated me with respect and advised me on everything I needed to complete for each step of the process. Every question I had was answered, and every expectation was explained. Dealing with the IRS and tax law can be very difficult. The professionals at Optima helped me understand what needed to be accomplished and when. I would suggest their service to anyone that has outstanding tax Debt.

      Optima Tax Relief response

      Thank you David! We understand working with the IRS can be a difficult and time-consuming experience, so we're proud to have stepped in for you! Congrats!

      2 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 4 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: June 28, 2021

      I had saw the commercial and ads for Optima long a long time before I decided to give them a call and I’m so glad I did, the best decision of my life. I owed almost $20,000 to the IRS. They help me put this behind me and I didn’t have to pay the IRS anything. Thanks Optima.

      Optima Tax Relief response

      We're so glad you finally called us, Rita! So many of our clients say they "wish they had called sooner!" Thank you again.

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