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“I started a home-based business a few years back with my husband. We didn’t know much about how to report the income from the business. We didn’t think that we had earned any money that first year. I received a tax notice for almost one hundred thousand dollars. My tax preparer had not only not reported the income and the expenses from the business, but misdesignated me on the tax return to “help me out.” I didn’t know what to do, and so I did the worst thing possible – I ignored it. Calling Joshua Brinen was absolutely the best decision I could have made. He wasn’t the cheapest, but he was absolutely the best. He took the worry out of my hands, fended off the final notice from the IRS and made the IRS accept a fair settlement with the IRS lawyers. Joshua Brinen and his team saved my business. You bet I will be going with his tax work in the future.”

– Holly K.

“I formerly worked as a satellite employee from my home state of New Jersey. I ended my employment with my former employer in 2016. In 2018, I was sued by my former employer for $1.1 million in Illinois State Court. I was referred to Brinen & Associates, LLC by a friend who is a client of the firm. Brinen & Associates, LLC came highly recommended. I contacted Joshua Brinen and then had a consultation at his office with his colleague Mark White. Together, Messrs. Brinen and White explained my options in defending the lawsuit. Their assistance and reassurance was wonderful and eased my stress and fears no end. Brinen & Associates, LLC removed the lawsuit to the United District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. They then filed a Motion to Dismiss the entire lawsuit which was successful. My former employer never appealed the Court’s decision. I could not have navigated through this stressful process and come out the other side without the help of Brinen & Associates, LLC. For sure, if I or someone dear to me was the target of a commercial lawsuit, I would not hesitate to recommend Brinen & Associates, LLC. They are consummate professionals who charge very competitive rates and, most importantly, get you the right result!”

– Monali S.

“I run a credit card processing service primarily based in New York City. I approached Joshua in 2019 to assist me with a default judgment I felt was wrongfully obtained against my company. The default judgment was detrimental to my business where the Plaintiffs had obtained, through the judgment, a restraint on my corporate bank accounts. Joshua was extremely hands-on in addressing my predicament. He provided very solid practical advice. Brinen & Associates, LLC, immediately conducted an in-depth consultation. They conducted a thorough review of the Plaintiffs’ original lawsuit, the default judgment and service of both. Brinen & Associates, LLC, found that legal grounds existed justifying the filing of a motion to vacate the default judgment. We filed a motion to vacate the default judgment. The motion has been fully submitted before the Court. This had the effect of reopening this case and seeking to curtail the Plaintiff’s ability to continue to impose restraint(s) on one of my corporate bank accounts. Brinen & Associates, LLC, is the perfect firm to have in your corner. They are practical, extremely efficient and consummate professionals.”

– Universal Processing, LLC

“I am a real estate attorney. I used the services of a local business in Long Island. I was dissatisfied with a number of their products which I informed them about. As a result, I decided to take my business to an alternative service provider in Brooklyn. The Long Island service provider tried to have me purchase another product which I did not want or request. At this point, I had decided to move my business to the alternative service provider in Brooklyn. The Long Island business, the Plaintiff, subsequently alleged the I had entered into an agreement for the provision of a specially manufactured product. I was referred to Brinen & Associates, LLC by my husband who is a client of the firm. Brinen & Associates, LLC came highly recommended. I contacted Joshua Brinen and then had a consultation with his colleague Mark White. Together, Messrs. Brinen and White explained my options in defending the lawsuit. Their assistance and reassurance was wonderful and eased my stress and fears no end. Plaintiff’s claim proceeded by way of an arbitration hearing. Messrs. Brinen and White applied to have the matter dismissed before the parties entered into discovery. The arbitrator heard our application, but wanted to hear evidence from both the Plaintiff and Defendant. Following a full arbitration hearing, the arbitrator decided that the Plaintiff had failed to prove its claim against Defendant. Brinen & Associates, LLC saved me as the Defendant from having a judgment of almost $3,000 against me, individually.”

“I am an entrepreneur. I set up my own social media marketing company in the United Kingdom. I wanted to expand my business and enter the United States market. I felt with my social media creativity and skills I could really grow and expand my business between the United Kingdom and the United States. I had no idea of how a US tax situation worked and how I could form a US subsidiary. I met Mark White from Brinen & Associates, LLC at a networking event. We connected, and he learned about my business and my current objectives to expand. Mr. White introduced me to Joshua Brinen. Together, Messrs. Brinen and White explained my options and the tax implications of opening up a US subsidiary. Their assistance and reassurance was wonderful and eased my stress and fears no end in navigating through the process. Brinen & Associates, LLC successfully created a US subsidiary for my business in the United States. They obtained an employment identification number and assisted my business in setting up a US bank account through their connections. They also advised me on location(s) for the US subsidiary’s office to maximize generating business. Brinen & Associates, LLC are practical, extremely efficient and consummate professionals.”

“I am a journalist and broadcaster by profession. I was instrumental in the founding of one of the main national radio stations in Ireland. I am also an entrepreneur and a number of years ago set up my own social media marketing company in Ireland. I wanted to expand my business and enter the United States market. I felt with my social media creativity and skills I could really grow and expand my business between Ireland and the United States. I had no idea of how the US tax situation worked or how I could form a US subsidiary. I met Mark White from Brinen & Associates, LLC at a networking event hosted by the Irish Business Organization in New York City. We connected, and he learned about my business and my current objectives to expand. Mr. White introduced me to Joshua Brinen. Together, Messrs. Brinen and White explained my options and the tax implications of opening up a US subsidiary. Their assistance and reassurance was wonderful and eased my stress and fears no end in navigating through the process. Brinen & Associates, LLC successfully created a US subsidiary for my business in the United States. They obtained an employment identification number and assisted my business in setting up a US bank account through their connections. They also advised me on location(s) for the US subsidiary’s office to maximize generating business. Brinen & Associates, LLC are practical, extremely efficient and consummate professionals.”

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