The Tax Code is Title 26 of the U.S. Code and is enforced by the IRS. This intersection of the Tax Code and the IRS has made the IRS one of the most sophisticated and relentless collection agencies on the planet. The IRS has seemingly infinite resources and the Tax Code gives the IRS the power to levy bank accounts, garnish wages, place liens on Homestead residences, and in certain circumstances, seize assets wherever located and in whatever form. This is why three simple letters strike fear in the hearts of many American businesses and individuals… I. R. S.

Do not face the IRS alone.

Experience
– 1998 – Present | CPA | Andrea Pope Bauman, CPA
– 1997 – 2017 | Chapter 7 Panel Trustee | Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy Court
– 1991 – 1997 | Revenue Officer, Offer in Compromise Specialist | Internal Revenue Service

Education
Florida Southern College | Bachelor of Science Accounting and Finance | 1983 – 1986
Post Graduate work for CPA license
Delta Sigma Pi

Volunteer Work
Certified Mentor | Treasurer | Board of Directors | SCORE Mentors (Program run by the United States Small Business Administration) | 
Focus on Economic Empowerment for small business owners
Suncoast Basset Rescue, Inc. | Foster home | Volunteer Coordinator | Auction Co-chair

Jake is currently the Managing Attorney at Blanchard Law, P.A. and has has an impressive record of assisting clients facing bankruptcy with tax debt issues and IRS levies and garnishments. Jake is the Co-Founder of Tax Resolution Task Force and practices in conjunction with his firm Blanchard Law, P.A.