Tax Debt Strategies

Do you owe the IRS? Do you need a Fresh Start? You need a team of tax professionals you can trust who know the ropes to get your taxes settled quickly and efficiently.

Meet The Team

Our team of tax professionals that make it happen day in, and day out.
Paul Witzke, CPA, PFS

Chief Executive Officer
Ex-IRS Agent

Paul has spent over 40 years working with the IRS and has prepared taxes as a CPA since 1978. As a former IRS Agent and Audit group manager in Portland Oregon, his vast knowledge of tax law allows our clients to obtain the best tax resolution outcome possible. Paul’s unique qualification have enabled Tax Debt Strategy clients to navigate the IRS collection maze. He is the only Certified Tax Resolution Specialist in Oregon and a member of the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS) as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPS).

Zeb Elkinton

Chief Operating Officer
Case Manager

Zeb is the Chief Operating Officer for Tax Debt Strategies. His background is in Business Management and has over 15 years of experience directly in the field. He handles all of the operations of the business including information gathering from our clients.

But why Tax Resolution?

I have always enjoyed serving others and the majority of tax resolution clients are everyday people like you or I. They may have fallen on tough times or had a life changing event that took control of their life for a while. My heart has always been for the underdog. I enjoy giving someone a sense hope, a fresh start and the ability to get back in the driver’s seat and take control of their life. That is why I love working for people in need which is every Tax Resolution client.”

Our Mission Statement

We believe that settling taxes shouldn’t be an ordeal. We take a proactive approach and develop a strategy to address your tax debt once and for all by using the best IRS approved methods available.We promise to you our twelve touch follow-up system so there are no surprises along the way!

We help you find the best solution for your case.

Tax Debt Strategies is a firm with a unique blend of skills in accounting, taxation, business consulting for small & middle-sized companies and individuals in diverse industries. These broad set of skills, experience and expertise allow us to help people and organizations achieve tax relief through the strategic use of financial know-how.


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