Abajian Law

Abajian Law Former IRS Senior Trial Attorney, Vic Abajian and his tax lawyers represent clients ranging from individuals to major publicly traded corporations.
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Contact Us Today // 818-396-5059 Due to our highly specialized experience, knowledge and invaluable contacts, Abajian Law is extremely successful in negotiating favorable settlements on behalf of his clients. Abajian Law's ability to reach favorable settlements is based not only on his mastery of the law and facts, but also on his ability in taking cases to trial. The IRS and State Taxing Authorities are cognizant of and respect the fact that Abajian law has a team of former Senior IRS Trial Attorneys and are willing to go to trial if necessary. Further, Abajian Law has been able to successfully resolve many complex audits by bringing together expert CPAs, high-level expert witnesses and other professionals to execute a well thought-out strategy.

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Latest blog post: An overview of updates related to tax law needs in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and an update on...
05/19/2020

Latest blog post: An overview of updates related to tax law needs in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and an update on the continued essential services being offered by Abajian Law. #taxlaw #taxation #covidsafe #california
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Head over to our blog to learn the difference between criminal tax penalties and civil tax penalties.#taxfraud #taxpenal...
03/10/2020
Differences Between Criminal Tax Penalties & Civil Tax Penalties | Abajian Law

Head over to our blog to learn the difference between criminal tax penalties and civil tax penalties.

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Examination of the differences between criminal and civil tax penalties, detailing specific penalties that can be handed down by the IRS for various infractions, and how different defenses for differing cases can be beneficial for defendants.

What is FBAR (Foreign Bank Account Reporting)?Overview on FBAR financial form 114 and the rules and regulations behind i...
02/20/2020
What is FBAR and Who Must File One? | Abajian Law

What is FBAR (Foreign Bank Account Reporting)?

Overview on FBAR financial form 114 and the rules and regulations behind it including when to file and whether or not you should consult a tax attorney to assist in the process.

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Overview on FBAR financial form 114 and the rules and regulations behind it including when to file and whether or not you should consult a tax attorney to assist in the process.

Have you heard of an FTB offer in compromise?It’s rare, but it can happen in certain cases. Read on to learn more about ...
02/03/2020
California Franchise Tax Board Debt Forgiveness | Abajian Law

Have you heard of an FTB offer in compromise?

It’s rare, but it can happen in certain cases. Read on to learn more about how you can potentially get California tax debt forgiveness, and what some of the requirements are to qualify.

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Learn more about the requirements to get qualified for California's tax debt forgiveness program.

The IRS has several notorious “30 day” letters that it sends to taxpayers in specific circumstances. Whatever you do, do...
01/29/2020
Got An IRS 30 Day Letter? Do This Right Now. | Abajian Law

The IRS has several notorious “30 day” letters that it sends to taxpayers in specific circumstances. Whatever you do, don’t ignore them. Take a deep breath and read on...

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The IRS has several notorious "30 day" letters that it sends to taxpayers in specific circumstances. Whatever you do, don't ignore them.

Does Bankruptcy Clear IRS Tax Debt?In this article, learn the basic nature of a bankruptcy, important frequently asked q...
01/15/2020

Does Bankruptcy Clear IRS Tax Debt?

In this article, learn the basic nature of a bankruptcy, important frequently asked questions regarding IRS debt, and the factors that help eliminate or reduce IRS debt.

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What is the difference between FATCA and FBAR?One is a declaratory form (FBAR), while the other is a federal law that to...
11/26/2019

What is the difference between FATCA and FBAR?

One is a declaratory form (FBAR), while the other is a federal law that took effect in 2010 (FATCA). They’re both linked to the same idea; namely, that you have certain tax obligations when it comes to foreign assets or earnings.

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Have you received IRS Form 4564, otherwise known as an Information Document Request? For many people, this is one of the...
11/08/2019
What is an IRS Information Document Request (IDR)? | Abajian Law

Have you received IRS Form 4564, otherwise known as an Information Document Request? For many people, this is one of the first indicators that they are being audited by the Internal Revenue Service. Don’t panic — with the advice of an experienced tax attorney, you can ensure that your rights as a taxpayer aren’t trampled upon in the IRS’ quest to uncover information.

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Have you received IRS Form 4564, otherwise known as an Information Document Request? Don't panic - read this article to learn more about your options.

When it comes to California employment tax problems, the IRS doesn’t mess around. If you have payroll tax issues, consid...
10/15/2019
California EDD Payroll Tax Problems | Abajian Law

When it comes to California employment tax problems, the IRS doesn’t mess around. If you have payroll tax issues, considering speaking to our tax attorneys today.

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When it comes to California employment tax problems, the IRS doesn't mess around. If you have payroll tax issues, you need to speak to our tax attorneys ASAP.

Own a cannabis dispensary or grow operation? stuck in a legal dispute with the IRS? Here are 3 reasons why you should hi...
08/26/2019

Own a cannabis dispensary or grow operation? stuck in a legal dispute with the IRS? Here are 3 reasons why you should hire a cannabis tax attorney.

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If you’re a U.S. taxpayer residing outside the United States, you might be eligible for the IRS streamlined foreign offs...
07/16/2019

If you’re a U.S. taxpayer residing outside the United States, you might be eligible for the IRS streamlined foreign offshore procedure (SFOP). Under certain specific circumstances, this program might streamline the process of making up for failure to pay taxes while you were living abroad. Learn more about the SFOP, and find out whether you’re eligible. #SFOP #TaxLaw #IRS #AbajianLaw

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Check out how an Offer in Compromise (OIC) works!#AbajianLaw #IRSTaxLawyers #OIC
07/09/2019

Check out how an Offer in Compromise (OIC) works!

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Before the IRS enforces a levy, there's a little-known tool you can use to defend your rights (ideally, with the advice ...
05/23/2019
What Is A Collection Due Process Hearing (CDP)? | Abajian Law | Abajian Law

Before the IRS enforces a levy, there's a little-known tool you can use to defend your rights (ideally, with the advice of an attorney). It's called a Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing, and it's worth learning about to protect your interests. https://abajianlaw.com/irs-programs/what-is-a-collection-due-process-hearing-cdp/

If you're involved in a tax controversy and the IRS wants to issue a levy, a Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing might be your last chance to fight back.

Taxpayers who have foreign assets need to be aware of FATCA, a piece of legislation that standardizes reporting guidelin...
03/18/2019
What Is The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)? | Abajian Law

Taxpayers who have foreign assets need to be aware of FATCA, a piece of legislation that standardizes reporting guidelines for overseas banks and financial institutions.

If you have foreign assets and/or accounts, you need to be aware of reporting requirements under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

02/26/2019
Foreign Earned Income Exclusion: What You Should Know | Abajian Law

If you earn (or are planning to earn) income overseas, there's no margin for error in terms of your reporting and disclosure requirements. Learn about the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE), and whether it can potentially benefit your personal financial situation.

Looking to take advantage of the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion? Learn more about how this nifty tax exclusion can benefit those earning income abroad!

02/06/2019
What Is The "Innocent Spouse" Rule? | Abajian Law

One partner's financial negligence or criminal activity shouldn't affect the other, if they were truly unaware of the couple's financial decisions. That's why the IRS offers the "Innocent Spouse" rule -- a critical tool to ensure equitable tax liability in the context of marriage.

When one partner concealed their tax misconduct from the other, the "Innocent Spouse" rule can be a financial and legal lifesaver for the innocent party.

Beginning April 1st, California sales tax must be collected by online retailers, even if they're based out-of-state. We'...
12/21/2018
California Online Sales Tax Changes Take Effect April 1st | Abajian Law

Beginning April 1st, California sales tax must be collected by online retailers, even if they're based out-of-state. We're breaking down the details of this change to the Golden State's e-commerce laws.

Even out-of-state sellers will need to comply with CDTFA's new guidelines on California use taxes, beginning next spring. Here's what that means for retailers.

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act changed quite a bit when it comes to business tax obligations. Learn how the new 100% depreciati...
12/05/2018

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act changed quite a bit when it comes to business tax obligations. Learn how the new 100% depreciation deduction might be able to benefit your business in a substantial way: https://bit.ly/2Eg5kMa

10/26/2018
Abajian Law Attends 32nd Annual Tax Controversy Institute | Abajian Law

This week, the Abajian Law team went to Beverly Hills for the 34th annual Tax Controversy Institute, where panels and discussions centered around the future of IRS collection practices and offshore account discovery. Learn more: https://abajianlaw.com/news-events/abajian-law-attends-34th-annual-tax-controversy-institute/

The Abajian Law team headed to Beverly Hills to attend the 34th annual Tax Controversy Institute, for discussion and panels surrounding modern tax controversy

10/15/2018
What To Do When Your Small Business Gets Audited | Abajian Law

As a small business owner, the prospect of an audit can be terrifying, even if you've been conducting business in good faith. The veteran attorneys at Abajian Law can walk you through this process one step at a time, until it's behind you for good. https://bit.ly/2EkKHPJ

Facing an audit can be scary as a small business owner, but the professionals at Abajian Law can help you thoroughly prepare your records.

If you have unpaid tax debt, it can be overwhelming trying to dig yourself out -- in no small part thanks to the stagger...
08/07/2018
Your Guide To Tax Relief Program Options | Abajian Law

If you have unpaid tax debt, it can be overwhelming trying to dig yourself out -- in no small part thanks to the staggering amount of options and information out there. With that in mind, here is Abajian Law's Guide To Tax Relief Programs to help you discover the solution that's best for you. https://bit.ly/2ALyIZQ

If you need tax relief, there is some good news: the IRS offers several tax relief program options to citizens who need a little help.

Understanding how your tax picture changes in a divorce is a key aspect of staying in control of your finances afterward...
06/07/2018
Tax Issues During A Divorce | Abajian Law | Abajian Law

Understanding how your tax picture changes in a divorce is a key aspect of staying in control of your finances afterwards. A tax attorney can help you navigate through your new financial landscape to set yourself up for success moving forward. https://bit.ly/2sNTnoV

By its nature, a divorce will have significant tax implications for both parties. Protect and educate yourself on potential tax issues during a divorce.

If you've experienced an unexpected loss of income or other financial hardship, you may qualify for IRS penalty abatemen...
05/18/2018
IRS Penalty Abatement | Abajian Law

If you've experienced an unexpected loss of income or other financial hardship, you may qualify for IRS penalty abatement. Exploring this option could potentially be a lifesaver for you and your family.

If unforeseen circumstances left you unable to pay all or some of your tax obligation, you might quality for IRS penalty abatement. Learn the details here.

If you earned or held more than $10,000 in foreign assets in 2017, you'll need to submit your FBAR to avoid serious pena...
03/30/2018
How To File An FBAR | Abajian Law

If you earned or held more than $10,000 in foreign assets in 2017, you'll need to submit your FBAR to avoid serious penalties. Your best bet is to have a qualified tax attorney help you through the reporting process; but if you want to do it yourself, here's how to file your FBAR.

The deadline to file your FBAR is rapidly approaching. Here's how to make sure you file FinCEN form 114 and properly disclose foreign assets and earnings.

BREAKING NEWS: The IRS has announced it is ending OVDP, their Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, this year. OVDP is ...
03/14/2018
BREAKING: IRS Ends OVDP Effective This Year | Abajian Law

BREAKING NEWS: The IRS has announced it is ending OVDP, their Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, this year. OVDP is a critical tool for taxpayers to avoid civil and/or criminal prosecution for unreported foreign assets.

If you know you have an offshore tax problem, but have been avoiding taking care of it, the time to act is right now. Abajian Law can help.

The IRS is ending its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP); the last chance to take advantage of this hugely beneficial amnesty program is right now.

Facing an FBAR audit can be a scary time, with potentially serious consequences. If you have reason to expect you'll be ...
03/08/2018
What To Expect With An FBAR Audit | Abajian Law

Facing an FBAR audit can be a scary time, with potentially serious consequences. If you have reason to expect you'll be audited or investigated regarding your offshore holdings or earnings, consider consulting with an experienced FBAR attorney.

If you hold foreign assets or earn money overseas, be aware of your FBAR obligations. Learn more about how to protect yourself in the event of an FBAR audit.

Are you facing a federal IRS tax lien? We realize this can be a stressful situation, but the good news is that you have ...
01/30/2018
How To Get Rid Of A Federal IRS Tax Lien | Abajian Law

Are you facing a federal IRS tax lien? We realize this can be a stressful situation, but the good news is that you have valid, actionable options to have the lien removed. Read on to learn more: http://bit.ly/2FsPyKq

If you're facing a federal or state tax lien or levy, read on for information about some of your rights and options.

01/03/2018
How Does An Offer In Compromise Work? | Abajian Law

How does an Offer In Compromise (OIC) work, and when is it time to retain an attorney to help you with the process? Understanding this IRS program can be your key to escaping your tax debt burden. http://bit.ly/2E3863k

What guidelines are necessary to take advantage of an offer in compromise, and when should a tax attorney be retained to help with the process?

Abajian Law attended the 33rd annual Tax Controversy Institute, the premier conference for top tax practitioners and hig...
11/13/2017
Abajian Law Attends 33rd Tax Controversy Institute | Abajian Law

Abajian Law attended the 33rd annual Tax Controversy Institute, the premier conference for top tax practitioners and high-ranking IRS officials to meet and discuss the most relevant and critical issues surrounding the IRS. http://bit.ly/2zUEo2n

Abajian Law attended the 33rd Tax Controversy Institute, the premier conference for top tax practitioners and high-ranking IRS employees.

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