GEORGE IS NOT AN ATTORNEY BUT HE IS A QUALIFIED IRS TAX EXPERT
George is an Enrolled Agent (EA) licensed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled Agents are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in federal taxation. Since becoming an Enrolled Agent in 2012, he has represented his clients in penalty abatements, business and personal installment agreements, Offer in Compromise and Federal Tax Lien and wage garnishment issues successfully.
George combines his extensive technical experience with his knowledge of IRS culture and procedures to resolve client cases. Due to his efforts, clients have avoided years of needless financial duress and bankruptcy. Businesses have been able to be productive again after Federal Tax Liens were removed and individuals have been able to clear years of burdensome tax debt, allowing them to be in tax compliance and have peace of mind in their lives.
George retired from the IRS after 32 years as a Subject Matter Expert in Complex Case Collection, where he also served as Collection Revenue Officer OJI and Collection Acting Manager. During his time with the IRS, he assisted other Revenue Officers in complex collection cases, issues for enforcement and referral to IRS Counsel for potential litigation. Additionally, George also served as one of the original Collection Lead Instructors during the implementation of the Automated Collection System (ACS) in Houston, teaching all aspects of the Collection jurisdiction. He presented subjects such as: Offer in Compromises, Seizure and Sale, Federal Tax Lien and Levy issues including annual Revenue Officer CPE.
As the Houston District Special Emphasis Program Manager, he developed and assisted in activities including escorting tax officials of the Ecuadorian government during a visit to Houston. George’s other achievements include participation in an IRS national task force assembled in Washington D.C. that developed IRS employee discipline standards still in use today. To add to his extensive technical experience, George also served with local chapters of the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), where he held positions, such as: Chapter Vice President, Chief Steward and as Legislative Officer took part in local negotiations, as well as lobbying Congress on behalf of IRS employee issues.
George attended the University of Maryland and Wichita State University and is a United States Air Force Vietnam era veteran. He is an honorary director and one of the original founding directors of a local non-profit animal rescue and former local chapter Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus – a Catholic Fraternal Organization.