Ani Galyan

Ani Galyan

Ms. Galyan is an attorney and a certified public accountant admitted to practice in California. She limits her practice to the practice of tax law while combining her background, training and experience in accounting to client support.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Galyan was a Graduate Student Assistant with the State Board of Equalization’s Appeals Division.  While in law school, Ms. Galyan represented clients in front of the Franchise Tax Board and the State Board of Equalization through the Tax Appeals Assistance Program.

In addition, Ms. Galyan has interned with the IRS’s Office of Chief Counsel. Ms. Galyan’s experience as a certified public accountant includes serving high net worth individuals and multi-state companies in all areas of federal and state tax compliance.

Areas of practice include:

Tax: Federal, state and local tax compliance, including tax planning for international or domestic transactions, tax disputes and tax crimes. Planning services include formation of business enterprises, operational planning and dissolution planning. Compliance services include audit planning and representation, planning for dual nationals,  foreign asset and financial account issues, such as FBAR’s and Voluntary Disclosures and expatriation planning.

Typical Clients: Clients range from individuals and entrepreneurs to multi-national enterprises, tribal coalitions and non-governmental organizations.

Typical Problems: The problems have a common theme which is dealing with a serious tax, Bank Secrecy Act,(FBAR), foreign financial accounts or other regulatory compliance (such as Internet gaming) issue. Many issues are international in scope and involve treaty interpretation. Some cases involve bankruptcy tax planning or asset protection or tax planning in family law matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Law

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. cum laude – 2012
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • LL.M. – 2012
    • Honors: With High Distinction
  • University of Southern California
    • B.S. – 2005
    • Major: Accounting