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Tax Hardship Center Reviews


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Tax Hardship Center Tax Relief Review

Tax Hardship Center helps individuals and businesses resolve their federal and state tax issues. They are located in Westlake Village, CA, and conduct business nationwide.

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Pros & Cons

  • con-icon Multiple positive reviews from current and past customer on multiple online platforms
  • con-icon Multiple accreditations
  • con-icon No upfront fees to get information about IRS relief program qualifications
  • con-icon Quick quiz on website lets you know if you qualify for assistance
  • con-icon Need at least $12,000 in tax delinquency to work with them

Tax Relief Service Types

  • Currently Not Collectible Cases
  • Innocent Spouse Relief
  • IRS Tax Discharge
  • Penalty Abatement
  • Stop Wage Garnishment

Type of Fees

  • Flat rate

In-House Professionals

  • Tax Attorneys
  • CPAs
  • Enrolled Agents

Brand Certifications & Organizational Memberships

  • N/A

Associated Fees

Tax Defense Network does not publish its fees online. To learn their fees, interested individuals need to have a free consultation phone call with a company tax professional.

Process & Time Frame

Tax Defense Network’s process is to have a free consultation with the prospective client and resolve the matter if the individual wishes to pay the fee.

The company does not mention a time frame in which the matter will be settled.

Application & Handling Process

There are two ways to begin the process of working with Tax Hardship Center.

First, interested individuals can call the company’s toll-free number and speak with a representative who will provide essential information, qualify the inquirer to see if they meet the company’s minimum requirements, and schedule a consultation with a tax professional.

Second, a form can be submitted on their website. The online procedure to begin their tax relief process consists of one screen:

Required Information

Tax Defense Network requires limited personal information to get started. They ask only for basic information (name, phone, state of residence, email) and relevant tax questions.

State Availability

- Available in all states

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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.



Does Tax Hardship Center do business in all 50 states?

Yes, the company works nationwide.

Does Tax Hardship Center offer free consultations?

Yes, initial consultations are conducted at no charge.

How much does Tax Hardship Center charge?

Tax Hardship Center charges a $495 investigation fee, and additional fees are quoted following the investigation. The amount will vary depending on the complexity of each individual’s situation.

Customer Support

Our call to the toll-free customer support number on the Tax Hardship Center website was answered by a live person who was helpful and courteous.  They seemed sincerely interested in answering our questions and, when we quoted a low amount of tax owed, told us that it wouldn’t be worth it to use their company and that we should deal directly with the IRS.

Privacy & Security

The Tax Hardship Center may collect non-personal information, such as IP address and browser type, when a user visits their website. They may also collect information the user provides if they contact the center regarding the website or services. The center may contact the user in the future to inform them of new deals, services, or changes to the privacy policy. They use industry-standard methods to protect the information submitted by the users, both during transmission and once they receive it. Sensitive information, such as credit card data, is encrypted and transmitted securely. They also protect user information offline, and only employees who need it to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

In Conclusion

Tax Hardship Center is a California-based tax relief firm that conducts business nationwide. It has top ratings from the BBB and has favorable online reviews, with an average rating of 4.9/5 stars based on over 150 Google customer reviews.