|Title:||Senior Tax Attorney|
|Education:||Colorado College (BA),|
Willamette University College of Law (JD)
Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Colorado College and earned his law degree on an academic scholarship from Willamette University College of Law. He holds a license in good standing with the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon. Consistent with the unblemished track record of all Fortress attorneys, Peter Brantley has never been disciplined by the Oregon Bar Association. Prior to becoming a tax negotiation professional, Peter honed his legal skills as an extern for the Oregon Supreme Court and became an expert in a wide variety of governmental legal issues as the sole law clerk for Oregon’s Administrative Law Judges at the Office of Administrative Hearings.
With his prior experience in government-related administrative law and high-stakes corporate litigation, along with over a decade of experience as an attorney at Fortress focused solely on resolving serious back tax liabilities, Peter is a formidable defender of taxpayers in collections with both the Internal Revenue Service and numerous state taxing authorities.
While generally affable in demeanor, Peter has demonstrated excellent instinct and judgment in terms of “choosing his battles wisely” with the taxing authorities. Under appropriate circumstances, Peter will not hesitate to fight relentlessly for the benefit of his clients. This dynamic and tactful approach has led to regular occurrences of remarkable results for the benefit of Peter’s clients.
Articles by Peter
Since March of 2020, the IRS and state tax collectors have shown an unprecedented level of leniency to tax debtors in response to the pandemic. However, the sleeping giant has awoken. If you or your
There is no shortage of general information available about tax debts and how to go about resolving them. But what if you have a business tax debt? Does a business tax debt present challenges that
Over my many years representing taxpayers who are in collections, I have negotiated hundreds of IRS and State Installment Agreements. During this time, I have developed a list of important information I need from my