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Peter R. Brantley, Esq.

Tax Attorney
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

Definition: Tax Lien

Tax Liens

When your tax debt gets sufficiently large, or your plan to resolve that debt will take more than a few years to pay it off, the fact is that the taxing authorities will likely file

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Understanding IRS Levy Notice CP504

If you receive a CP504 notice, you should take immediate action to address the unpaid taxes with the IRS and avoid the levy of your assets. What is a CP504 Notice? A CP504 notice is

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How to Settle Tax Debt

If you owe taxes to the IRS, you tend to receive a lot of unsolicited advice from friends, complete strangers, cold callers, mailings, and the internet. Sometimes that advice is to file an Offer in

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