Palmetto Tax Advocates
Tax collection services for South Carolina taxpayers

About | Tax Lawyers | Palmetto Tax Advocates | Columbia

Palmetto Tax Advocates provides tax resolution services from knowledgeable tax attorneys and a CPA in Columbia, South Carolina.

History

Palmetto Tax Advocates was established by McNair Law Firm, P.A. in 2018 to offer tax resolution services to indivudals and businesses that owed federal, state, and local taxes. 

Palmetto Tax Advocates has trained accounting staff who work closely with McNair's tax attorneys to resolve tax debts for clients. Palmetto Tax Advocates represents and advises clients before the IRS and state and local tax authorities on a wide range of client tax issues, including late or unfiled tax returns, unpaid employment tax audits, individual “trust fund” liability, offers in compromise, tax lien releases, tax payment plans, innocent spouse relief, collection due process appeals, bankruptcy tax planning and issues, and more.

Palmetto Tax Advocates complements McNair’s long-standing tax controversy practice. McNair’s tax attorneys will continue to represent and advise clients in tax audits, investigations, appeals, and civil and criminal litigation.  The accountants and enrolled agents with Palmetto Tax Advocates will focus on helping individuals and businesses who have an existing tax liability in the process of being collected.

In the event that a client of Palmetto Tax Advocates needs legal services, the client should consult with an attorney or law firm.

 

Get in touch

We at Palmetto Tax Advocates understand how important it is to resolve your personal or business tax problem. That's why we offer an initial consultation to ascertain your specific tax issues, review initial documents, and provide some preliminary guidance.  

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Our Staff

 
 
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Erik P. Doerring

Erik leads McNair Law Firm, P.A.'s tax practice. He is a business lawyer, with the skills of a tax litigator. Prior to joining McNair, Erik was an attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel and the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division.

 

Education

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
LL.M., 1993

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
J.D., 1985

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
B.A., 1981

 
 
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Jeffrey T. Allen

Jeff serves as the assistant practice group leader for McNair Law Firm, P.A.'s tax practice and focuses his practice on tax and business matters. He provides advice to clients on a variety of transactional matters and represents clients in tax controversy matters before the South Carolina Department of Revenue (DOR), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), South Carolina Administrative Law Court, United States Tax Court and United States District Court.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
LL.M., Tax, 2006

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
J.D., 2005

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
B.A., 2001

 
 
 
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certified public accountant

Dustin C. Scott, CPA, EA

Dustin Scott is a licensed CPA and an IRS Enrolled Agent focused on tax collection matters. Prior to joining Palmetto Tax Advocates, Dustin was a staff accountant at Burkett Burkett & Burkett Certified Public Accountants, P.A. in Columbia. 

Education

WINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting, 2015

PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE
B.S., Business Administration; Accounting, 2013