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Ayssa J. Palacios

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Ayssa J. Palacios assists with a wide range of federal tax controversy and litigation matters at all stages before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and federal courts.

Ayssa advises both individuals and businesses in federal, state, and international tax planning and controversy matters, including income, employment, and excise tax considerations. Taxpayers seek Ayssa’s experience in resolving issues at the administrative level for taxpayers in IRS examination or collection status, including negotiating pre-assessment modifications, installment agreements, offers in compromise, and requests for collection due process relief.

Ayssa also helps clients with offshore tax compliance issues, including providing advice regarding the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), and tax treaty issues.


LL.M., University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 2020, Taxation
J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 2018
B.B.A., The University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, 2012, Accounting


San Antonio Young Lawyers Association (SAYLA), Member

Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas, Member

Tax Section of the American Bar Association, Member

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, Volunteer

State Bar Licenses


In 2022, Ayssa and Ryan M. Holmes of Clark Hill PLC updated Chapter 12, Roth Individual Retirement Arrangements in Estate Planning for Retirement Benefits (IICLE®, 2023)