Jim Demetriou is Southern California’s Tax Problem Specialist. Jim worked 16 years for the IRS Collection Division as a Revenue Officer and manager where he devised, approved and implemented tax liability settlement plans and collection enforcement actions. As an IRS instructor he developed and taught collection policies, practices and procedures. After leaving the IRS in 1988 Jim became an Enrolled Agent and formed Demetriou, Montano & Associates in Southern California. He has represented thousands of individuals and businesses before the IRS and State tax collection agencies. His firm routinely represents 300 active clients who have unfiled tax returns from three to 20 years and unpaid taxes from $20,000 to $5 million. Jim has also taught classes and made presentations to attorneys, CPAs and Enrolled Agents.