Meet the Winning Attorney – Elizabeth Gonsalves

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Elizabeth Gonsalves attended the University of California, at Berkeley for her undergraduate education. There, she double majored and received a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, and a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric. Ms. Gonsalves went on to attend law school at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California where she received her Juris Doctorate degree. In June 2007, Ms. Gonsalves was sworn in as a licensed attorney and member of the California Bar.

Ms. Gonsalves focused her practice on Real Property law, Contract law, and Tort law relating to personal injury cases for several years before turning to work in tax resolution, legal services. Ms. Gonsalves has spent several years representing taxpayers as a taxpayer advocate by virtue of IRS Circular 230 before the federal government and numerous states in negotiating settlement of tax liabilities, lien subordinations, Appeals hearings, and in successfully arguing against the assessment of fraud penalties on behalf of her clients. She has extensive experience representing clients having large dollar tax liabilities in excess of $3 million dollars. She has successfully prevented the seizure of assets, closure of business, and has protected secure assets on behalf of taxpayer clients.

Ms. Gonsalves interned at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, Construction Division before being hired on a full time basis with Land Developers & Associates, a multi-million dollar corporation in the business of acquiring vacant land for purposes of constructing large scale residential home development in the Greater Los Angeles area.

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Following the economic crash of 2008, Ms. Gonsalves went on to work for Preferred Tax Relief as a lead handling high end clients having severe tax liabilities. While working for Preferred Tax Relief, she co-trained and supervised a staff of twenty case workers. In May 2011, Ms. Gonsalves formed her own business committed to providing core services associated with her trade and to better control the quality of service provided with an emphasis on ethical representation on behalf of clients requiring tax resolution services.


Elizabeth Gonsalves, started her own law firm after having spent years providing ethical, responsible, and quality tax resolution services as an employee. She often discovered that the charter of her employer was more sales driven rather than service centric. This was in conflict with the level of quality service that Elizabeth demanded of herself. Determined to make a difference, since May 2011, Elizabeth has controlled the quality provided by her business by working at the helm.

The Law Office of Elizabeth Gonsalves is owned and operated by a tax professional authorized to represent taxpayers as an advocate before the IRS. The Law Office of Elizabeth Gonsalves is committed to providing quality tax resolution services and excellent customer service.

I will advocate for you, explain to you your rights as taxpayers, and guide you throughout the entire process of collections or other tax controversies that you present to me.

By maintaining a manageable client load, the staff at The Law Office of Elizabeth Gonsalves are able to provide a level of attention to your matter that far exceeds the service provided by any sales driven tax resolution company model. When you contact The Law Office of Elizabeth Gonsalves you will be speaking to the licensed professional who will be representing you before the IRS, your local state agencies, or other revenue agencies currently seeking a resolution of outstanding tax liabilities with you.

I want my clients to feel at ease in hiring my firm and that is why I am a pioneer in chartering an industry watchdog section. Unfortunately, the tax resolution industry has many unscrupulous companies that have scammed countless taxpayers of their hard earned money that could have otherwise been pledged to pay their taxes. The Law Office of Elizabeth Gonsalves is working towards helping to make significant changes to this industry's status quo. My goal is to treat you with respect and serve you by being absolutely honest with you during this difficult time in your life.