Jonathan D. Sooriash

Top rated Tax attorney in Tampa, Florida

J. David Tax Law
Jonathan D. Sooriash
J. David Tax Law

Practice Areas: Tax; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2011

Education: Florida Coastal School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024

J. David Tax Law

2202 N Westshore Blvd
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33607 Visit website


The founder of his eponymous law firm, Jonathan D. Sooriash focuses his practice exclusively on tax compliance and audit issues. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, he helps individuals and businesses throughout the United States who are facing problems with the Internal Revenue Service or their state taxing authorities. Mr. Sooriash is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts as well as before the United States Tax Court.

Fluent in Spanish as well as English, Mr. Sooriash provides advice and counsel to clients who are the subject of proposed or pending collection actions in a variety of matters. These have included the failure to file tax returns or the underreporting of income that has led to unpaid tax amounts. Many of his clients have seen their bank accounts levied, their wages garnished, and liens placed on their real and personal property. In many cases, Mr. Sooriash has been able to negotiate favorable settlements with the applicable authorities, including offers in compromise, installment agreements, the release of levies and liens, and the return of assets that have been seized. Another part of his service is the preparation and submission of delinquent returns, including payroll taxes, and he has helped married people who were unaware of mistakes made on a joint return obtain what is known as "Innocent Spouse Relief."

Mr. Sooriash is held in high regard by his fellow attorneys for his successful track record, and this has led to his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo. A graduate of Florida Coastal School of Law, from where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2010, he also holds an LL.M. in taxation from the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Tax: Consumer, Tax: Business

Focus areas

Tax Law

  • 60% Tax: Consumer
  • 40% Tax: Business

First Admitted: 2011, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Business * Consumer Alliance
  • American Society of Tax Problem Solvers, A Non-Profile Professional Organization (ASTPS)
  • NATP National Association of Tax Professionals
Educational Background:
  • Florida State University, B.A., Philosophy
  • Chapman University School of Law, Orange, California, LL.M., Major: Tax
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Mr. Sooriash is involved with the non-profit organization, The Sanctuary on 8th Street, whose mission is to encourage and empower Jacksonville youth and families in need by ministering to their spiritual, physical, social, and intellectual needs. He regularly donates time and resources to strengthen the organization and better serve Jacksonville's youth., 2017
  • This award recognizes law firms and attorneys who show exemplary professional talent and skill while demonstrating superior client care, leadership, charitable concern, and civic engagement., Ultimate Tax Attorney, Jacksonville Business Journal, 2019
  • Link to the Complete List Here... 2021 Seminole 100 HonoreesWHAT IS SEMINOLE 100? Alumni from Florida State University are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable businesses in the world.  The Jim Moran Institute For Global Entrepreneurship, part of the Florida State University College of Business, and professional services firm EY are proud to recognize these incredible entrepreneurs through the Seminole 100 awards program. Seminole 100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing FSU alumni-owned or alumni-led businesses at a celebration on FSU's campus each year, during which each company learns their numerical ranking and receives their award. This event honors FSU's entrepreneurs and allows them to share valuable business insights with each other. Honorees and their businesses also receive increased publicity and visibility via national, local and industry media exposure.   , Ranked #21, 2021 Seminole 100 Honorees, 2021
  • 10th Fastest Growing Company in NE Florida. Click Here to see the 2020 Class of Fast 50., Jacksonville Business Journal, 2020
  • Best Tax Firm, Folio Weekly, 2019

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Jonathan is an excellent attorney specializing in IRS tax debt relief. His knowledge of tax debt relief and compassion for his clients are exceptional. ”

“Jonathan is very responsive, effective and cares about his clients. ”

“I have referred many clients to Mr. Sooriash and have received only excellent reviews from these clients.”

Office location for Jonathan D. Sooriash

2202 N Westshore Blvd
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33607

Phone: 877-912-9231


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024

See legal Q & A provided by Jonathan D. Sooriash

Q: I’ve been selected for an IRS tax audit in North Carolina. What happens now?

A: No matter how meticulous a taxpayer is in sorting out the details of filing their taxes, getting selected for an IRS tax audit is intimidating. It …

Q: Can an Offer in Compromise or OIC clear or reduce the tax debt I owe to pennies on the dollar with the IRS in California?

A: Debt can be a nightmare. There is little sympathy in the world of debt collecting. Debt collectors have one job: getting the money owed in full. … See all answers by Jonathan Sooriash

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