We offer a FREE 30 minute consultation to evaluate your specific tax situation. We will obtain all relevant tax information necessary, and recommend the best course

of action for you.

Step #2


After determining if we are able to help your tax situation, we will implement the best course of action to shield you from the various Tax Agencies, . We will research your IRS master file, build your case and begin the process to release any levies or garnishments.


Step #3


After our research is completed, we have agreed upon a course of action, and have released any levies or garnishments, we will begin the process of negotiating a resolution of your tax problem.  The goal is to have you, once again,  in compliance with the Taxing Authorities and back to your normal life. 

Bakersfield Tax Relief provides assistance to resolve your tax debts, back tax problems, tax levy and liens, and audit representation. Our team of tax consultants, attorneys, enrolled agents, and CPA's have decades of experience dealing with: the


  • Internal Revenue Service

  • Franchise Tax Board

  • Employment Development Department

  • State Board of Equalization, etc.

The Bakersfield Tax Relief team is exceptional at dealing with the above mentioned agencies to reduce tax debts, eliminate levy and liens, negotiating payment plans, and providing ethical tax audit representation and tax solutions.


Our local representation means you deal with us directly. Your tax problems are not being handled by a national firm who advertise on late night commercials promising impossible outcomes. Your case is not handled on the other side of the country by someone who doesn't know your name and live in the same community.


You can avoid any further tax trouble, additional penalties, interest or late fees and take the first step in resolving your federal tax or state tax problems today. The Bakersfield Tax Relief CPA's, lawyers and tax consultants are experts in all options available to stop the IRS harassment and fix your tax problems:


  • Installment Agreements

  • Offer in Compromise

  • Penalty Abatement

  • Tax Payment Plans

  • Audit Representation


We can help protect your income, negotiate a reasonable IRS payment plan or settlement and provide you freedom from the IRS. If you are in trouble with the IRS, you need Bakersfield Tax Relief

Final Thoughts: We are your neighbors. We will see you around town, at the store, or at a ball game. We are part of the Bakersfield community and we deliver our client's our utmost professional service. We do not make promises that we cannot keep, we charge a fair fee for the work we perform and care about the end result as much as our client's Bakersfield is a big town, but over promising and not delivering results, and word will spread fast through our great community. 

Richard A. Poe, CPA, 

Richard is a co-founder and working partner of Bakersfield Tax Relief and brings over 28 years of experience with him. He graduated from California State University, Bakersfield in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an accounting concentration. Richard is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Richard is also an investment Registered Representative and holds security licenses Series 7 and Series 63 since 1996. Along with Tax Resolution, his other areas of expertise lie in Individual and Corporate tax preparation, audit representation and tax planning.