Shawn Jappaya is an attorney, CPA, and real estate agent and is currently the... more
Shawn Jappaya is an attorney, CPA, and real estate agent and is currently the managing attorney at his firm Jappaya Law, PLC. Mr. Jappaya concentrates in the areas of property tax appeals and Michigan tax matters. Mr. Jappaya graduated, cum laude, from Wayne State University. During his legal studies, he passed the Michigan CPA exam, was President of the St. Thomas More Society, and interne... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.