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Zaher Fallahi

Zaher Fallahi

Practice areas:

Tax, Business, Estate Planning

About Me

Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, CPA, is a California Tax Law Firm and practices as Orange County Tax Attorney and Los Angeles Tax Attorney. Our services include the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Tax Audit Representation, Federal Tax Liens/Levies, Employment Taxes, Innocent Spouse Relief, Non-Filed Tax Returns, Offer-In-Compromise (OIC), Tax & Legal Implication of Business Formation, Estate Planning and Civil Litigation. 


Zaher Fallahi is a California CPA and testifies before the court as an expert witness on tax and accounting matters. We advise litigation attorneys on drafting tax-favored settlement agreements within the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code Section 104; tax-exempt awards, assist the winning parties with taxability of the settlement & awards, and the losing parties with tax deductibility of the judgment and legal fees.


Zaher Fallahi is an OFAC Attorney and advises clients with respect to the US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Regulations concerning Iran; the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (ITSR).


We believe that our clients are the most valuable assets we have, and we are committed to protecting them zealously within the law and achieving the most desirable results for them at the most reasonable cost. Our clients come from over 30 different countries and many states. 



We have offices in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

 Los Angeles: (Westwood & Wilshire) 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Tel: (310) 719-1040, Fax: (714) 546-5526, Website:   Email:



Orange County: (South Coast Plaza) 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 880, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, Tel: (714) 546-4272 or 546-4CPA, Fax: (714) 546-5526, Website: Email:


Languages Spoken: Farsi, Turkish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Tax: 80%
    33 years, 235 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 10%
    4 years, 42 cases
  3. Business: 10%
    23 years, 95 cases



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (15 minutes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Joseph Anthony Broyles

    I have known Zaher as a fellow tax attorney and CPA for many years. He is extremely competent and professional in every respect. I strongly endorse and recommend Zaher to handle any business or individual client's tax, accounting and business matters.


    Joseph Broyles Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mona Amini

    Mr. Fallahi is a knowledgeable attorney and tax professional. I endorse this lawyer and recommend for anyone needing assistance in the area of tax law.


    Mona Amini Debt Settlement Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, CPA

10866 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA, 90024

Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, CPA

650 Town Center Drive
Suite 880
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Iranian American Bar Association (Orange County Chapter)Lawyer of the Month2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalZaher Fallahi, Attorney At law, CPA2010 - Present
Principal/OwnerZaher Fallahi, CPA, Attorney At Law1992 - Present
Senior Manager/CPAMajor CPA Firm1989 - 1991
CPA/Senior AuditorMajor Government Agency1981 - 1984


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaTax Procedure & Litigation Committee2014 - Present
Iranian American Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
Federal District Court ( Central District California)Admitted to Practice2010 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2010 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsAttorney Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
California Bar AssociationAdmitted to Practice2010 - Present
California Society of CPAsMember1990 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMemebr1984 - 2013
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)Member1984 - Present
Florida Board of AccountancyIn-Active Member1983 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
California Journal of Tax LitigationRevision to Circular 2302014
Heritage Law MarketingLegal & Tax implication of transfer of money from Iran under the US Laws of Sanctions2013
Irvine Chamber of Commerce News LetterHow to avoid being audited1993


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oklahoma City UniversityManagement/FinanceMaster of Business Administration ( MBA)1981
Oklahoma City UniversityAccountingMaster of Science1979
National Iranian Oil Company School of AccountancyAccountingBachelor of Science1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Orange County Bar Association, Legal Aid SocietyBusiness Entity Selection2015
2015 Tax Law Updates2015 Tax Law and Tax Planning2015
Kanoon Sokhan, Los AngelesFBAR & FATCA and Sanctions Laws Updates2014
Iranian Oil OrganizationTax and Sanctions laws updates2014
Iranian International lawyers’ AssociationFBAR, FATCA and Sanctions Laws Updates2014
FBAR and FATCAFBAR Update2014
California Bar Association Tax Procedures and Litigation CommitteeCircular 230 Updates2014
Orange CountyEstate Planning Under 2013 Laws2013
National Iranian Oil Company Executive2013 Tax Law Updates2013
Los AngelesEstate Planning Under 2013 Laws2013
Iranian American International Lawyers AssociationFBAR & FATCA2013
670 AM Radio StationVarious Legal & Tax Matters2013
Kanoon SokhanLegal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against Iran2012
Iranian Professionals of San DiegoLegal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against Iran2012
Iranian International Lawyers ' AssociationFederal Tax Updates2012
Iranian American Bar Association (Orange County Chapter)Legal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against Iran2012
670 AMVarious Legal & Tax Matters2012
OFACLegal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against Iran2011
National Iranian Oil Company ExecutiveLegal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against Iran2011
Legal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against IranLegal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against Iran2011
Kanoon SokahnFederal Tax Updates2011
Iranian International Lawyers ' AssociationLegal & Tax Implication of the US Sanctions Against Iran2011
670 AMVarious Legal & Tax Matters2011
Kanoon SokhanFedera Tax Updates1992