Winspear Law, PLLC is a law firm dedicated to handling cases concerning IRS and New York State tax controversies. Practice areas include: Audit Strategies and Defenses, Offer in Compromises, Tax Bankruptcies, Enforced Tax Collection (Notices of Levy & Notices of Lien), IRS & NY State Tax Appeals, Tax Court, Innocent & Injured Spouse Relief, Responsible Person Assessment Defense, Trust Fund Recovery Penalty, Foreign Bank Account Reporting and more.
William Winspear was employed by the Internal Revenue Service as a revenue officer from 1991 to 2007. During that period, he worked in the IRS Collection and Small Business & Self-Employed Divisions. For the first eight years of his IRS career, his primary duties were working field collection cases and during the second eight years of his career, his primary duties were working on tax bankruptcy cases. In 2007, he left the IRS and became an Enrolled Agent, which is a tax professional, licensed to practice before the IRS. Additionally, he attended law school at the State University of New York at Buffalo, graduated Magna Cum Laude and was admitted to the New York State Bar. While in law school, he worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Carl L. Bucki, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge in the Western District of New York in Buffalo and as a legal intern for the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. He was also awarded the Louis A. DelCotto Award for outstanding academic performance in the area of taxation. From 2007 to March of 2012, he worked for a highly respected tax law firm in Buffalo, NY. In June of 2012, he founded his own law practice, Winspear Law, PLLC.