Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), is a Law and CPA firm with emphasis on US tax, tax controversy, un-disclosed offshore accounts, international tax, foreign gifts, out-side general counsel services, and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Regulations. We are licensed in California and Washington D. C., and represent tax and OFAC clients throughout the United States and overseas. Depending on the case, telephone appointments are available for long-distance clients.
Harvard Law School
Zaher Fallahi has completed “Negotiation and Leadership” and “Leveraging the Power of Emotions as You Negotiate” Certificate Programs at Harvard Law School.
Prior to establishing the firm, Zaher Fallahi, the founder and principal of the firm, worked in private industry, prominent professional firms and in a major government agency.
Zaher Fallahi has closely associated with other tax, business and estate planning lawyers since 1992. Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, has been rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo Rated 10 out of 10
Zaher Fallahi, defends taxpayers before the IRS, local tax authorities (FTB, EDD, BOE), and the US Tax Court, with respect to:
- Tax Audit Representation;
- Undeclared Foreign Accounts, IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP);
- Report of Foreign Bank & Financial Accounts (FBAR);
- Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA); and,
- Foreign Trusts, and other International Tax Matters.
We advise the winning parties of lawsuits regarding taxability of their settlements/awards under the Internal Revenue Code Section 104. And, we advise the losing parties of lawsuits with tax deductibility of the judgments and legal fees.
Zaher Fallahi, renders estate planning services, the chief objectives of which are:
- A potentially costly probate could be avoided
- The decedent’s property is distributed according to her or his wishes
- The estate taxes, and perhaps the income taxes, may be minimized
- The guardians for the minor children and incapacitated beneficiaries are identified and designated
- The decedent’s wishes during vegetative state are carried out.
We provide a full range of legal and tax services suitable to small to medium-sized and closely held businesses from various industries.
Over the years, we have developed significant hands-on experience in advising and assisting businesses with formation and operation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs) and other legal entities.
We assist clients with their corporate legal maintenance, responding to inquiries by government authorities and regulators. We understand the needs of these entities and work with them in achieving their business, management, tax, estate planning objectives.
Iranian OFAC Regulations Services
Zaher Fallahi is an Iranian OFAC Attorney and advises Iranian-American OFAC clients on the legal and tax implication of transfer of funds from Iran to the US. We also guide clients in obtaining proper documentation and potential implication of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) with respect to:
- Sale of property in Iran;
- Receipt of gift in Iran;
- Receipt of inheritance ( cash and real property) in Iran; and,
- Transfer of the proceeds to the US in conformity with “The Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (ITSR), known as Iranian OFAC Regulations.
- See our services under “US Treasury-OFAC”.
- Note. Telephone appointments are available for OFAC clients who cannot meet in person. Call (310) 719-1040 and (714) 546-4272.
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Zaher Fallahi is a California CPA firm and practices as a tax CPA Zaher Fallahi, CPA
We are a member of the following organizations:
- American Bar Association (ABA);
- American Bar Association Taxation Section;
- American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA);
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA);
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Taxation Section;
- California Bar Association;
- California Bar Association Taxation Section;
- California Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section;
- Orange County Bar Association;
- Orange County Bar Association Taxation Section;
- Orange County Bar Association Solo Practitioners’ Section; and,
- Washington D.C. Bar Association.
Zaher Fallahi is both a California Attorney and a Washington D. C. Attorney, and practices Federal Laws (Tax and OFAC) throughout the United States.