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Honest Tax Reviews


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Honest Tax Tax Relief Review

Honest Tax refers consumers to various tax professionals, depending upon the need Fresh Start’s representatives uncover during their initial telephone consultation or the information submitted on their website. The company does not offer any tax relief services itself.

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Pros & Cons

  • con-icon Lower minimum tax amount requirements
  • con-icon Serves both personal and business clients
  • con-icon Wide range of services
  • con-icon Free, 30-minute consultation
  • con-icon Money-back guarantee
  • con-icon Pricing not available on their website
  • con-icon Not available in all 50 states

Tax Relief Service Types

  • Currently Not Collectible Cases
  • Installment Plans
  • Levy Release
  • Penalty Abatement
  • Stop Wage Garnishment
  • Tax Lien Removal
  • Tax Preparation and Planning
  • Unfiled Tax Returns
  • Audit Representation

Type of Fees

  • Flat rate

In-House Professionals

  • Tax Attorneys
  • Enrolled Agents

Associated Fees

Honest Tax does not charge a consultation fee. If they decide to take your case, the minimum fee is $1,500. They offer payment plans if you can’t pay the full fee upfront.

Process & Time Frame

Honest Tax doesn’t specify on its website how long it will take before you’re contacted after submitting a Contact form. When contacted, you’ll be asked to describe your situation and be told if the company can help you. If they can, you’ll be quoted a fee. If they can’t, they will refer you to another professional if possible.

Application & Handling Process

A Contact form must be submitted to begin the online process of having a free consultation with Honest Tax. They don’t ask for a phone number to contact you, only an email address.

Required Information

Honest Tax requires limited personal information to get started. They do not ask for your Social Security number or phone number.

State Availability

Available - Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming,

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Having spent over fifteen years helping people plan their lives financially, Bob has a vast amount of knowledge concerning personal finance. During his career, Bob mastered many different financial products to help people achieve their financial goals, including life insurance, disability insurance, mutual funds, and stocks and bonds. He earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and held numerous securities licenses. Bob is an internationally published poet and is now a freelance writer living in North Texas with his wife and Doberman puppy.



What is the minimum tax debt Honest Tax will consider?

Honest Tax will only consider customers with at least $7,000 in tax debt.

Does Honest Tax have a money-back guarantee?

Honest Tax offers a 10-day money-back guarantee. You can request a refund if you are unsatisfied with their services.

How much does Honest Tax charge?

Fees vary depending on the size and complexity of each case. However, you can expect the cost of Honest Tax services to start at $1,500. According to Honest Tax, their average client pays $2,100 in fees.

Customer Support

When calling Honest Tax, callers are immediately put on hold after a short message. We were transferred to a live operator within two minutes of being placed on hold.

Honest Tax reviews are mostly positive concerning customer support. They did respond to most of the negative reviews and tried to resolve the complaint.

Privacy & Security

According to Honest Tax’s privacy policy, they only use your information to serve you, process your transaction as fast as possible, and keep you informed on your tax relief case. Your information is kept behind secure networks and only given to people who need it — those at the firm helping you with your case.

Honest Tax does not share personally identifiable information with anyone without providing you notice in advance — the exceptions being their web hosting partner and other parties involved in helping them run their website.

In Conclusion

Honest Tax stresses its integrity with its solutions and its results. They don’t charge for an initial consultation and will refer you to another firm if they believe they aren’t well-suited to help you. The company’s professionals have over 50 years of experience helping people with tax problems.