Stephen K. Galgoczy
97702, Oregon [OR], Bend
97702, Oregon, OR, Bend
Stephen Galgoczy is an expert at getting individuals and businesses out of collections with the IRS and any state taxing authority. A national advocate for ethics and quality service in the tax resolution industry. Champion of taxpayer rights and vigorous defender of "the little guy."
President, Sr. Tax Attorney
Fortress Financial Services, Inc.
Aug 2003 – Present
Represent small to medium-sized businesses and individuals in collections with the IRS or various state taxing authorities. Negotiate tax settlements, affordable installment agreements, and penalty abatements. Protect clients from enforced collections, including bank levies, wage levies, accounts receivable levies, and seizure of assets. Assist clients with debt and organizational restructuring. Represent clients in appeals proceedings. Manage and oversee Service Department of Fortress Financial Services. Train staff and assure quality representation. Assist employees in handling cases involving high degrees of difficulty and complexity. Oversee marketing and administrative functions of Fortress Financial Services.
Two of the Largest Tax Negotiations Firms in the USA
Jul 1999 – Aug 2003
Represented hundreds of small to medium-sized businesses and individuals who were in collections with the IRS or various state taxing authorities. Negotiated tax settlements, affordable installment agreements, and abatement of penalties. Assisted clients with debt and business entity restructuring strategies. Prevented enforced collections, such as bank levies, wage levies, accounts receivable levies, and seizure of assets. Successfully represented clients in numerous appeals proceedings. Recognized at both firms as the top practitioner out of approximately 35 other associates. Routinely assigned to handle cases with the highest degrees of difficulty and complexity. Trained and supervised other associates and support personnel.
Seattle University School of Law
Field Of study law
1995 – 1998
Graduated cum laude and in top 25% of the class.
Presidential Scholarship recipient (academic).
The University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
B.A. in Business Administration
Business, Finance, Marketing
1988 – 1992
Activities and Societies: Sigma Phi Epsilon Gary Ausman Scholarship recipient