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“I will not take your case unless I'm confident that I can help you. If I think that I cannot help you, I won't ask you to waste your money… or my time.”

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Meet Dale Kennedy, J.D., CPA

I am serious about solving your problems. I guarantee that I will work to understand your current situation and will craft a best-case solution unique to your needs. I will work to make this a stress-free as possible. Finally, I will help you understand where things went wrong so you can avoid this problem in the future.

As a CPA for about the last 20 years, I have handled jus about everything that an accountant deals with regarding the IRS and state tax authorities. This includes the nuts and bolts of the underlying detail that is part of an examination or the work-up that is part of a compromise in settling tax liabilities. “I understand numbers and how to make them count for your best advantage.
As an attorney for the last 15 plus years, I have been involved in tax matters including appeals, tax court, and administrative hearings advocating for clients. This includes the nuts and bolts of litigation leading to a favorable outcome for my clients. “I understand tax laws and procedure and how to apply them for your maximum benefit.

Tools of the trade

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Tax terms can be confusing. I've put together a list of common terms and tax situations that you're likely to come across.

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I have written several articles on a variety of tax topics. Keep checking back - new content is always being added.

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Common tax situations

There are some really common ways to get in tax trouble, and some things that the IRS frequently does.

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Revenue Department Forms

Revenue department sites are big and hard to navigate. Here are links to forms I frequently submit.

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Contact Dale

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Toll Free: 877.767.1325

Fax: 888.957.0873

5 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 400
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035

345 Lincoln Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97302

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The IRS isn’t the only tax agency that can cause you trouble!

If your tax problem isn’t with IRS, we can still help. Click to find out about other taxing agencies.