Tax Defense Network, LLC, is a Recipient of the 2014 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics

Tax Defense Network®, a nationwide tax resolution company, was selected as a recipient of the 2014 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics.

Tax Defense Network® a tax consulting company has received a Better Business Bureau Torch Award for its morality. This accolade comes after an exhaustive three-month assessment by the BBB’s award review team. The Northeast Florida division of the Better Business Bureau bestowed only a handful of awards to local businesses, each of which provided comprehensive submissions for consideration.

The Torch Award for Ethics is a distinguished achievement, as it recognizes companies which exemplify the principles of industry integrity. Winners of the Torch Award include organizations of all types, bound by the unifying principal of excellence in the field of ethics and ethical business practices. The award was presented to representatives of Tax Defense Network®  during the Better Business Bureau Inaugural Luncheon on April 9th, 2015.

Tax Defense Network® has worked tirelessly to maintain an exceptional reputation for honesty and integrity in both the local community and for clients nationwide. The Torch Award is an accomplishment that validates the company’s continued efforts, highlighting the particular importance of business practice transparency. Additionally, Tax Defense Network®  has an astounding 795 positive BBB client reviews, at the time of this release.

Joe Valinho, President of Tax Defense Network®, humbly accepted the Torch Award on behalf of the  company. Mr. Valinho and his brother Frank Valinho, Vice President of Tax Defense Network, have established two simple but essential business principles which form the very foundation of the company.   They strive to ensure every client has FIRE, or is Fully Informed with Reasonable Expectations and ICE, or the Ideal Client Experience. This way, everyone who Tax Defense Network® helps knows precisely what to expect and has an exceptional experience – no matter what.

“We are honored to accept the 2014 Torch Award for Ethics,” said President Valinho. “Our mission is to help taxpayers – anyone, anytime, anywhere – with their IRS and state tax issues. To this end, the Torch Award illustrates our commitment to integrity in every aspect of our business.” Mr. Valinho provided a final thought regarding what lies ahead for Tax Defense Network®: “The IRS doesn’t rest and neither will we. Tax Defense Network will strive to help hardworking taxpayers while exceeding the standards of excellence celebrated by the Better Business Bureau.”

About Tax Defense Network®

Tax Defense Network® is a national tax relief company that assists taxpayers with state and IRS tax issues such as tax debt, unfiled returns, wage garnishments, bank account levy and more. To date, its team of licensed tax professionals, CPAs and enrolled agents have resolved over $120 million in tax debt. Tax Defense Network® is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau. For more information, please visit