About Us

Founded in 1978, We've Helped Thousands Of Taxpayers Across the Country Resolve Delinquent Taxes and Move On With Their Lives.

Founded by Jesse I. Lothamer, J.D.,, C.P.A., E.A., in 1978, Lothamer is a national tax firm of Enrolled Agents, who are also Tax Attorneys or Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), specializing in tax representation and tax problem resolution.

We’ve successfully represented clients during tax audits, fought for levy releases and lien removals, and helped taxpayers settle with the IRS for less than what they owed. Our combined years of experience and depth of qualifications allow us to provide the most professional representation to help resolve your tax problems with the IRS and state agencies. Our A+ rating with the BBB, high client satisfaction, affordable payment arrangements, and proven results show we are genuinely in this to help people.

We not only solve tax problems, but we also show clients innovative ways to get current and get the tax help they need. We want to help you sleep better at night, take a vacation, buy a car, or start a family. And to help you get on with your life, we offer reasonable payment terms, giving you Peace-of-Mind Representation.

In addition to this, we are proud to have ten brick-and-mortar offices across the State of Michigan to foster close face-to-face relationships. This focus on local representation, trust, and integrity fueled our growth from the outset, and it’s what has made us the leading personal and business tax resolution firm in Michigan.

With the rise of the internet, we’ve made our services available across the country with our innovative eResolution Client Portal, building strong interpersonal relationships and providing better services to every client regardless of location.

Seeking out professional assistance for tax problems can mean the difference between keeping and losing your full paycheck, home, business, personal property, or even your marriage.
Call us at 877-829-2455 to schedule a initial consultation.


Our Team Tax Experts With Deep Experience Negotiating With The IRS

Jesse I. Lothamer, J.D., C.P.A., E.A.

Founder, President, and CEO of Lothamer Tax Resolution

Mr. Lothamer is a licensed C.P.A. in the State of and an Enrolled Agent on a national basis. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Olivet College in business and economics, a Masters in Accounting from Western Michigan University, and a law degree from Cooley Law School. Mr. Lothamer has taught in colleges and presented seminars to CPAs and Attorneys. He is also a member of the board of trustees at Olivet College. With over 40 years of experience, Jesse has helped thousands of people with their tax problems. He is a member of the Michigan Association of C.P.A.'s.

Brian R. Lorencen, M.B.A., C.P.A., E.A.

Vice President, Shareholder, and Chief Case Manager

Mr. Lorencen is licensed C.P.A. in the state of Michigan and an Enrolled Agent on a national basis. Brian is a proud graduate of Michigan State University, where he received both a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and a Master’s degree in Professional Accounting and Accounting Information Systems. Mr. Lorencen has worked for over 20 years in the professional accounting world. Since joining Lothamer in 2001, Mr. Lorencen has assisted thousands of taxpayer's resolve their tax problem. He is a member of the Michigan Association of C.P.A.'s.

John D. Harrington, Esq., E.A.

Legal Counsel, Shareholder, and Senior Case Manager

Mr. Harrington is an attorney licensed to practice the states of Michigan and Florida. John is also an Enrolled Agent, licensed to practice nationwide. John is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Tax Court. John has been in professional practice for 25 years.

Bridgette M. Austin, Esq., E.A.

Senior Case Manager

Ms. Austin is originally from Bellaire, MI. She completed her under-graduate studies at Northern Michigan University. She obtained her law degree from Michigan State University College of Law with a concentration in taxation. Bridgette is a licensed attorney in the State of Michigan and licensed as an Enrolled Agent for nationwide practice. Bridgette is also studying to become a Certified Public Accountant.

eResolution™ Client Portal

eResolution™Center users gain 24/7 access to their case and receive one-on-one access to their case manager and a team of tax professionals.