The Cate Law Firm - Arlington Tax Attorney

Arlington Tax Attorney

"The experienced representation you need and the friendly service you deserve."


Former IRS attorney representing clients throughout the Washington, D.C. Metro Area.

  • Offers in Compromise
  • Installment Agreements
  • IRS Liens and Levies
  • Removal of Federal Tax Liens from Credit Reports
  • Tax Returns
  • IRS Audits
  • Innocent Spouse Defense
  • Employment Tax Problems
  • Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
  • Penalty Abatement
  • Appeals of Adverse Decisions
  • Tax Exempt Organizations

Experience Matters

Charles Cate is an experienced former IRS attorney with over 30 years in private practice and a Masters Degree in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School. He has represented clients in both civil and criminal tax matters: before the IRS, the United States Tax Court, in Federal District Courts in Virginia and the District of Columbia and in D.C. Superior Court. His clients include individuals, small businesses, estates and tax exempt organizations. He has relieved his clients of millions of dollars in tax debt by challenging the IRS and vigorously asserting the rights of taxpayers.

Personal Attention to your Case

At the Cate Law Firm there are no middlemen: you deal directly with Mr. Cate as your personal attorney. Clients have described Mr. Cate's style of representation as one of "friendly professionalism", a high level of professional excellence delivered in a friendly and unpretentious manner. Mr. Cate is known for his approachable personality and his ability to explain complex legal principles while keeping you fully informed on the status of your case. Phone calls are usually answered the same day.

Veterans Discount

As a decorated Vietnam Veteran, Mr. Cate extends a 10% discount on his fees to all Veterans in appreciation for their service.

Serving Clients In Tax Law, Business Law, Criminal Defense And Estate Matters Throughout The Washington, D.C., Metro

The Cate Law Firm will provide the experienced representation you need, and the friendly service you deserve. Contact us at 703-522-2112 to discuss your specific matter with a seasoned Arlington, Virginia, lawyer.

Credit cards accepted as payment for services.

The Cate Law Firm
1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 205
Arlington, VA 22209
Toll free: 703-522-2112
Local: 703-522-2112
Fax: 703-522-2114
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The Cate Law Firm provides valuable legal advice and representation to clients in Arlington, Virginia, and communities throughout Northern Virginia, the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area, the Mid-Atlantic region, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Clarke County and Montgomery County, including the cities of Fairfax, Alexandria, Reston, Herndon, Tyson's Corner, Annandale, Falls Church and Springfield.

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