Residents may benefit from expanded tax relief offered by the IRS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (September 20, 2017) – In response to the destruction left in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Tax Defense Network is offering residents of the most impacted areas free tax preparation services. In addition, the company urges residents to go to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website for information about tax relief measures for individuals affected by the hurricanes.

“While many of us have made monetary donations to relief efforts, we also wanted to put our professional services to good use for those affected by both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma,” says Tom Baumlin, CEO of Tax Defense Network. “While tax season is still several months away, we want our neighbors to know that we’re here to offer our help and take one worry off their minds.”

With an integrated network of hundreds of professional representatives, Tax Defense Network experts are pleased to assist affected taxpayers in the following cities with their 2017 tax returns:

  • Houston, Tex.
  • Wharton, Tex.
  • Bridge City, Tex.
  • Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Tampa, Fla.
  • Miami Fla.
  • Key West Fla.

Residents from these affected cities who are interested in learning more about free tax preparation services should call 888-973-4372 or email Interested individuals should be ready to show proof of residency.

The company also wants residents to know they may be entitled to more tax advantages than they realize. According to the IRS, since the President declared that a major disaster exists in both the States of Texas and Florida, and following the disaster declaration for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), affected taxpayers in Texas and Florida may receive expanded tax relief. Individuals can go to the IRS website to learn more about how hurricane-related tax relief measures may affect them.

“We deal with tax issues day-in and day-out,” said Baumlin. “If we can provide guidance or alleviate the stress of preparing your taxes, we’re all in.”



Tax Defense Network, rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau and voted “Best Overall Company” in the Tax Debt industry by Best Company in 2017, is a national tax debt resolution company that helps taxpayers achieve strategic solutions to their tax problems. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., our network of licensed tax professionals brings over a century of collective IRS experience and has helped hundreds of thousands of taxpayers resolve their IRS issues since our inception in 2007. For more information, visit