Michael C. Whelan JD CPA is a former IRS attorney and certified public accountant who currently represents clients before the IRS Collection division as well as audited taxpayers for a variety of IRS tax issues in Chicago and across Illinois. The firm concentrates its practice in representing individuals and businesses before both the Internal Revenue Service and the Illinois Department of Revenue. Since we also help people file for bankruptcy relief under the new Bankruptcy Code, we also qualify as a debt relief agency.

IRS Bank Levy

A bank levy can be stopped but you need to act quickly since you will not have much time to stop the IRS once a bank levy has been issued.

IRS Wage Levy

A wage levy occurs when the IRS orders your employer to withhold a portion of your wages to satisfy a debt you owe.

Release of Lien

If you haven’t paid the amount of taxes you owe or filed tax returns, the IRS can file a Notice of Federal Tax Lien against you.

Bankruptcy Solutions

Representation to individuals and businesses regarding the possibility of discharging your taxes in bankruptcy.

Unpaid Employment Tax

If you own or operate a business and have unpaid employment taxes you want an experienced attorney to help you resolve this issue.

Unfiled Tax Returns

There may be many reasons for failing to file your tax return, but one thing is for sure, you need to take this very seriously.

Penalty Abatement

Portions of or all penalties assessed by the IRS may be waived or abated through a penalty abatement request.

Offer in Compromise

An IRS Offer in Compromise allows you to establish an agreement with the IRS to pay less than what is owed.

Installment Agreements

A properly negotiated installment agreement can make paying back taxes much more manageable, fair, and reasonable.

Tax Court Representation

Former tax attorney and certified public accountant with experience in representation and litigation of audited taxpayers.