Your #1 Resource for IRS Back Taxes



  Veteran IRS Agent With Tax Solutions for you

  Resolve your own IRS problems without paying $10,000+ in fees!

You no longer need to take on the risk and major expense of hiring a “tax relief” firm. IRSvideos will save you serious money by showing you exactly what to do and how to do it yourself.

Resolve your IRS issue in the exact same way a professional tax firm would. We offer transparency nationwide, helping taxpayers with our easy-to-follow process of resolving IRS back taxes.

We’ll show you how to negotiate the lowest payment allowed by law, how to explore a tax settlement, how to remove IRS penalties and interest, when tax debts expire, and more.

Michael Raanan, MBA, EA

What is ?™ is your #1 educational platform for resolving IRS Back Taxes!

We’ll help you resolve your IRS matter on your own without paying thousands of dollars in professional fees! You avoid the risk and expense of hiring a “tax relief” firm. You’ll learn to resolve IRS issues in the exact same way a professional tax firm would. We provide easy-to-follow tools to: negotiate the lowest possible IRS payments allowed by law; explore a tax settlement; remove IRS penalties and interest; and more!

We are seasoned IRS Licensed Enrolled Agents, Licensed Tax Relief Specialists, Tax Resolution Firm Owners and former Senior IRS Agents having resolved literally hundreds of millions of dollars worth of IRS debt. We share exactly what tax firms know, make it easy to understand, and demonstrate exactly “what to do” and “how to do it” yourself. Taxpayers across the country use to resolve their IRS debt and save thousands of dollars in professional fees. You can too but you need to take the first step …

Hiring A Tax Firm is No Longer Necessary

Everything the IRS can or cannot do is written in their manual. Since the information is public, taxpayers can do the exact same thing as so-called “tax relief” firms. That’s right, paying $10,000 and up to a firm no longer becomes necessary once a taxpayer knows exactly what to do and how to do it.

The vast majority (99%) of back tax cases simply involves submitting an application to the IRS to resolve the matter. Tax firms and law firms have no special powers above that of an average taxpayer – the IRS procedure manual stays the same regardless of who is resolving the IRS matter. Get a step-by-step blueprint to resolve every IRS back tax issue:


  About Michael Raanan, MBA, EA

President and Founder
Licensed Enrolled Agent
Former IRS Agent

From Working for the IRS to Helping YOU – A Message from the Founder of

How I got here from working with the IRS to starting Many of my clients aren’t big fans of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The department keeps pestering them, reminding them of money they owe, and inflicting more stress with each phone call and letter. But if it hadn’t been for the IRS, I wouldn’t be able to help my clients find relief from that very same department.

How I Got Started at the IRS

In 2004, about a year after graduating college in Florida with a degree in business and information technology, I found myself at a career fair chatting it up with some IRS agents. I hadn’t ever considered working at the IRS, until the agents informed me that the agency was hiring 1,100 people, and the deadline to apply was midnight — that night. I was immediately intrigued, so that night I took and passed the IRS’s 150-question quiz. Before I knew it, I was flying across the country on my own dime to Los Angeles for fingerprinting at 7:30 a.m., mock phone calls, and a one-on-one interview with the IRS.

I was eventually hired and began my year-long training to become an IRS Revenue Officer. It was my job to knock on people’s doors and meet with them in person regarding the back taxes they owed, after paper and phone communication had failed. I was lucky enough to have a great coach for this job, but those initial meetings with taxpayers were nerve-wracking. I remember constantly walking on eggshells, knowing I wouldn’t be a welcomed sight as I flashed them my badge and talked to them about the money they owed.

A Huge Need for Taxpayer Help

But the part of that job that invigorated me the most was talking to people. I learned about the life situations and the fear that led people to this place in their life, and through my conversations with them and the expertise I gleaned during my tenure with the IRS, I was able to educate them about ways they could avoid this distressing situation, again. That lit a spark in me. It made me realize that helping people in this way was something I was meant to do.

After finding my passion for helping others learn about their tax debt and how to fix it, I knew I could open my own firm. Additionally, the eight years I spent at the IRS proved to be some of the best training for the future of my career. I was working at the core of our nation’s taxing system, and I was experiencing pieces of the process other professionals never actually see. Throughout that experience, I had been working across the table with big-budget companies that promised relief to taxpayers, and I saw firsthand their inability to fulfill their clients’ needs. It quickly became apparent that there was a massive need for professional IRS help, where a taxpayer could have a licensed representative advocate for them to resolve their back tax issues.

How I got here: The Start of

In 2012, I left the IRS armed with the stockpile of knowledge I picked up while working there. I opened in July of that year and immediately began helping taxpayers find consolation from the very organization where I once worked.

After helping taxpayers settle over $400 million over the last ten years of private practice, I’ve continued to focus on resolving back taxes while helping people through their very raw emotions. I’ve learned the panic and anxiety most people experience is heavier than it should be because human brains exaggerate situations. My job is to help people see the less-stressful reality, and more importantly, I use my expertise to make sure they don’t end up needing my services ever again. Tax codes are complicated and confusing, but they’re concepts everyone can understand and find relief from.

I completely understand the fear. As a husband and a father, I’d do anything to make sure my family is happy and healthy. If my family and I were facing tremendous debt, I know I’d struggle through high stress and fear. I also know there’s a light at the end of what seems to be a very dark and long tunnel. And I’ve dedicated my career to helping people find it.


Michael Raanan, MBA, EA
President & Founder of


Honesty. Exceptional service. Proven results. These are the ingredients that make a premier resource for resolving IRS back taxes.

At the helm is founder and President, Michael Raanan, MBA, EA. With 18 years experience resolving IRS concerns, he has personally managed thousands of tax relief cases, while helping numerous taxpayers break free of IRS and State of California tax problems.

Along with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix (UofP) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Florida State University (FSU), Michael holds a federal license in good standing from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as an Enrolled Agent.

  Highest Credentials

The Enrolled Agent License is the highest credential the IRS awards to tax professionals. It gives Michael and the authority to educate taxpayers nationwide. The IRS refers to an Enrolled Agent as having “Elite Status.” Those who earn this status “have unlimited practice rights”and “are unrestricted as to which taxpayers they can represent, what types of tax matters they handle, and which IRS offices they can represent clients before.” ( Source: IRS )

This gives taxpayers the upper hand when dealing with back taxes. It’s why taxpayers who use don’t have to worry about tax liens, wage garnishments, bank levies or losing their home. lts.

For years Michael and his team have negotiated such beneficial settlements for their clients as:

  • Settling a $137,000 IRS tax debt for just $864 (a 99.37% savings)
  • Settling a $93,940 IRS tax debt for just $5,176(a 95% savings)
  • Removing 100% of penalties while forcing the IRS to pay interest to the taxpayer

Michael and have not only resolved over $400 Million in tax liabilities but done so while maintaining the highest ethical standards of service.

Before starting, Michael spent eight (8) years as a Revenue Officer (IRS Collector) at the IRS, helping taxpayers resolve their back taxes while also managing, training, and coaching fellow IRS employees.

Actually working at the IRS provided Michael extensive knowledge and expertise in handling some of the most difficult tax cases in the often challenging world of tax resolution. It’s part of the reason he’s become a well-established authority; one of the nation’s leading IRS problem-solving experts, highly regarded by his peers, legal and accounting firms, and even the IRS itself.

  Excellence Award

Michael is an ardent advocate of ethics in the tax resolution industry and is dedicated to promoting and ensuring the protection of taxpayers from unfair and deceptive advertising claims from unscrupulous tax relief providers. Upon authoring his work on Common Tax Relief Scams he has helped protect countless taxpayers who are seeking relief from their back taxes, while simultaneously exposing the ethically challenged tax relief companies trying to take advantage of them.

In 2014, Michael’s outreach efforts led to’s receipt of the Excellence Award from the United States Trade and Commerce Institute (USTCI) which recognized his work as an expert in the Tax Resolution industry. For years, has also been awarded and recognized by Yelp as one of “the most highly rated and best reviewed businesses on Yelp”.

Michael also empowers people to know their rights as taxpayers. He believes knowledge is power and the key to gaining a new lease on your financial life. Michael shares insider tax relief tips and innovative IRS tax settlement strategies directly with taxpayers. He’s committed to ensuring can answer your most pressing IRS tax questions and is a firm believer that you have a right to know your options when dealing with the IRS. To that end, has become the #1 education resource for taxpayers with the IRS back taxes.

  Michael and the Media

For years, Michael has been a guest expert, appearing on podcasts, in industry periodicals, and in print and online publications. He’s been a featured guest on the “Entrepreneur Next Door” show and his expert tax relief advice has been published numerous times in Inc. | Entrepreneur | Business News Daily | Nerd Wallet | INSIGHT Magazine and many more outlets. To fulfill his mission as an industry leader in empowering and educating consumers about their rights as taxpayers, Michael continues to take to the airwaves, the media, and taxpayers directly to share his knowledge.


Very good experience and glad I made the decision to use this company. Michael was professional and courteous in all of my dealings with him. My tax dilemma was quickly resolved and Michael even waived much of his normal fee. Where else have you heard of a business doing that? Without question, I would recommend Landmark Tax Group for anyone seeking a fair resolution for a tax problem.

Edward N., Santa Ana, CA

Great service! Michael really knows his stuff and goes above and beyond. They delivered more than they promised and helped me get an AWESOME resolution to my case. I highly recommend them.

Laura C., Rancho Cucamonga, CA

I worked with Landmark Tax Group to help sort through my LLC, 501c(3) and personal finance questions. They were prompt, friendly and extremely knowledgeable. This was the best experience I’ve had with a tax company. I would HIGHLY recommend them!

Sara L., Los Angeles, CA

Great service!!! Very diligent and most importantly high integrity. One of those rare occasions when someone is looking out for your best interest.

Mikhail G., Fullerton, CA

Michael was fantastic! He understood my case very quickly, got right to work and was super prompt with communications. His professionalism and his friendly demeanor immediately put me at ease. I whole heartedly recommend contacting them if you’re in need of advice and assistance.

Becks H., Costa Mesa, CA

I received great advice in how to deal with the FTB, I don’t review often, but when someone is honest and legitimate, they do deserve a review. My questions were answered, and if i didn’t quite understand, Micheal was more than willing to give me follow-up answers to better help me. I highly recommend Landmark Tax Group, just for the mere fact that they treat you as a human being, Not a cash cow.

J N., Santa Clara, CA

I had some returns from previous years to complete after receiving a hefty bill from the California Franchise Tax Board. Michael was prompt in answering my questions and very helpful and reassuring. We had several back and forth communications and this was all done for free since they do not prepare tax returns. He gave me some contacts and advice and now I’m on my way to getting my situation resolved. I’m very thankful for his advice and guidance.

Johnny S., Brooklyn, NY

Michael Raanan is an angel! Michael went above and beyond for me. He was very knowledgeable, professional and very thorough! He is easy to talk to and amazing at what he does. I have a feeling that everyone at landmark tax group shares this way of professionalism! I highly recommend coming here for any and all of your tax help. They will help you and you will be more than pleased with them.

L. L., Irvine, CA

After calling the other highly advertised tax assistant agency’s and being disappointed with how they responded to my tax matter, I feel fortunate to have found out about the Landmark Tax Group. Michael was very understanding of my situation, and I felt very comfortable dealing with him. He was very knowledgeable and professional in handling our tax issue in a timely manner. I would highly recommend The Landmark Tax Group to anyone who needs assistance in dealing with the IRS.

Cip P., Walnut, Irvine, CA

Fast, dependable, reliable, full transparency. Michael Raanan of Landmark Tax Group allayed my fears spending the rest of my senior years paying my tax debt. As a result of his extensive knowledge of the tax code, the right questions to ask, and his dedication to my case, I had information, resolution and a plan of action within 24 hours, start to finish. Amazing! I highly recommend Landmark Tax Group!

Susan R., Middleburg, FL

We were very pleased with the expert assistance we received from Michael Raanan at Landmark Tax Group. In a matter of months we had a resolution to our IRS tax issue. He was very knowledgeable, professional, explained things in easy to understand terminology & was very easy to discuss our tax issues with. We called around to other tax groups & just felt the most comfortable speaking & working with Michael. We are happy to recommend him & his firm.

Suanne P., Irvine, CA

Great place for tax [relief] advice. Even if they don’t see a need for you to use and pay for their service, they’ll still give you excellent advice and direction at no cost. They are worth a call.

Tom M., Laguna Beach, CA

Michael Raanan represents the highest level of professionalism, integrity, decency, and true concern for his clients. His advice every step of the way was right on target. The end result was a savings of $13,000 on my taxes. I have already referred him to the other members of my financial team and have complete confidence in referring any clients to him. He is a shining star in his field. Oh, did I mention how reasonable his fees are? Exceptional considering the amount of attention he provides.

Marilyn J., Los Angeles, CA