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Robert E. McKenzie quoted in MarketWatch article on the failure of tax-debt relief firms

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Robert E. McKenzie

Robert E. McKenzie

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Robert E. McKenzie was quoted in an April 3 article in MarketWatch. The article titled “Tax-debt relief firms pay the price” discusses the closing of three well-known firms – TaxMasters, JK Harris, and Roni L. Deutch – who have had civil lawsuits filed against them by customers who were promised help with their tax debt but found no relief. Mr. McKenzie comments that he has represented clients who have paid a lot of money to these resolution services and were dissatisfied with the results.

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Robert E. McKenzie credited with bringing topic to Forbes concerning stations airing tv spots of tax representation firm accused of deceptive business practices

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Robert E. McKenzie

Robert E. McKenzie

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Robert E. McKenzie was credited with bringing to the attention of Forbes online, the legal issues facing the tax representation firm, TaxMasters. The firm currently airs spots on cable tv promoting its services, even though it will soon file for bankruptcy and has been accused of deceptive business practices by the attorneys general of Texas and Minnesota. The article, “Owe the IRS? TaxMasters Bankruptcy Shows Why Not To Get Help From TV Pitchmen,” was posted March 18 and can be read by clicking here.

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