About

Ian S. Giovinco

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Ian S. Giovinco III was an experienced tax attorney with over 50 years in the field.

Ian S. Giovinco (Ian) was a nationally known tax lawyer, writer, and lecturer. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1968. He later received a tax law degree (LL.M.) at Golden Gate University in San Francisco where he also served on the tax faculty.

Ian authored several tax books, including “Stand Up to the IRS,” “Tax Savvy for Small Business,” and “Surviving an IRS Tax Audit.” Stand Up the IRS — the definitive book on fighting the IRS — has been the best selling book of all time on dealing with the IRS. Ian’s tax commentary has been utilized on TurboTax and licensed by Microsoft; his tax advice is posted on Quicken.com, Unclefed.com, and Nolo.com. He gave tax programs for Enrolled Agents, CPAs, and even IRS Agents. Ian attended and provided data used in the 1998 Senate Finance Committee IRS hearings that resulted in a sweeping IRS reform act.

Ian was regularly quoted in publications including the New York Times, Maxim, U.S. News & World Report, Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, Tax Hotline, Bottom Line, Redbook, Smart Money, and Money. He also appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, Fox’s Burden of Proof, CBS’s Street Stories, and hundreds of local and national radio programs including NPR’s Marketplace.

Ian helped thousands of clients worldwide with unfiled tax returns, large tax debts, IRS audits and appeals, and tax fraud and tax crimes. Ian was a mentor to Bishop and taught him everything about aggressively representing clients in front of the IRS. This law firm was started by Ian and Bishop to carry of Ian’s legacy of helping clients Stand Up to the IRS.

Education

  • J.D. University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Tax LL.M. Golden Gate University

COURTS

  • State Courts of California
  • State Courts of Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Book

Stand Up To The IRS

A NOLO published book

IRS Bills? The Internal Revenue Service can wreak havoc on your life. This book has the information and strategies you need to confront America’s most intimidating agency.

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Book

Tax Savvy For Small Business

A NOLO published book

Create a business tax strategy that will save you time, energy and money. Getting your tax on track will free time to do what really counts - running a profitable business.

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Book

Surviving An IRS Tax Audit

A NOLO published book

Worried about escaping an audit intact? Then you need Surviving an IRS Tax Audit. This book explains what to say, what to do, even what to wear, so that a visit from the auditor doesn't turn into a disaster.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
ABOUT OUR SERVICES

I’ve had the pleasure to work with Mr. Daily for over 20 years, and he has always found the time to counsel and explain the best course of action.

JG | Tax Law Assistance And Counsel

Mr. Daily helped me get out of a tax situation that could have forced the dissolution of my business and ruined my credit.

Anonymous | Representation And Defense In Front Of The IRS

Fred assisted us through a multi year audit with ease and professionalism. His guidance was excellent and it was obvious he knew exactly how to handle the IRS

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PROVEN CREDENTIALS

We have provided a lot of free tax information on our website. You can handle the majority of tax and IRS problems simply by reading through our content section.

In addition to the books, our Firm has been featured in numerous publications, television shows, and have provided tax programs to Enrolled Agents, CPAs, and IRS Agents.

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