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Although most taxpayers wish to avoid ever filing for bankruptcy, there are times when it may be the best alternative to deal with taxes and other debts that have become overwhelming. Sometimes the bankruptcy decision must consider who the taxpayer must be most concerned about, his family versus the tax liability.

Contrary to what you may have heard, taxes are often dischargeable in bankruptcy. Back taxes, interest, and penalties may be wiped out by filing bankruptcy. If the tax balances meet the criteria for discharge in bankruptcy, it may be the best solution to resolve your crushing tax problems.

Unfortunately, not everyone qualifies to eliminate tax debts in bankruptcy. If you file bankruptcy and do not meet the criteria for discharge of the back taxes, the government will still be in hot pursuit after your bankruptcy is over. Pre-bankruptcy planning is key to determining if bankruptcy is or can be a viable solution.


Nationally recognized tax resolution expert Larry Lawler from L&W teaches a class to tax professionals from around the country on how to best represent clients before the IRS. If you have a tax problem and need help let Larry go to work for you! Call (716) 631-5111.

We’re Buffalo’s Taxes in Bankruptcy Experts!

We can examine your history of tax filing and prepare an analysis that provides the information a bankruptcy attorney requires to assure filing is done in the most beneficial way and at the most beneficial time. We will work with an attorney you select or we will recommend one if you wish. Upon completion of a bankruptcy case, we will assist you in resolving any tax matters that were not resolved through the bankruptcy action. If you have a tax problem and need our help call us today at (716) 631-5111.

Once you become our client you won’t have to speak to the IRS anymore.

If they want information or to talk to you they will have to go through us. The first step to getting tax problem help is calling us at (716) 631-5111 and scheduling a one hour no obligation case evaluation with one of our Certified Tax Resolution Specialists. During this meeting we will discuss the details of the case and make plans to start the investigation. During the investigation phase of your case we will be gathering information, pulling transcripts, and finding out what the IRS knows about you. Once all the details are in place we will set up another meeting to go over your resolution options.

Trying to figure out how to end a tax problem on your own probably feels overwhelming, and that’s why you’re entitled to representation. Take advantage of it! Believe it or not an experienced taxpayer representative often knows more about the IRS programs and rules than a lot of IRS agents!

Let us help you get back on track with the IRS or State. Call (716) 631-5111 today.

Dear Larry Lawler, My wife and I would like to thank you for being instrumental in negotiating our offer-in-compromise with the IRS. What seemed like insurmountable odds going into this process turned out to be a great victory for us. With your help, we were able to reduce a liability debt load of over $495,000.00 and negotiate a settlement for $500.00. You were able to overcome a disinterested party in the IRS who were not even interested in negotiating any settlement with us. Through your tact and technique, the IRS eventually settled upon our offer. I whole-heartedly recommend Lawler & Witkowski to anyone who has any IRS issues or problems. Hopefully, they may experience the same positive results as we got. Thanks again.

Pat – Depew, NY

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