Hasttie Sanjar, J.D. – Tax Attorney
Hasttie Sanjar, J.D., brings to our tax and accounting firm more than 12 years of experience as a tax attorney admitted to practice in the state of California. A former tax resolution department supervisor and associate attorney, Ms. Sanjar has focused her tax law career on the practice areas of corporate governance and business tax law, providing legal support for corporate tax resolution departments while negotiating aggressively with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and various state tax boards, submitting and negotiating offers in compromise (OIC), preparing penalty abatements and lien subordination applications, and efficiently managing caseloads in excess of 1,200 active clients. In one 24-month period, Ms. Sanjar successfully settled more than $23 million in IRS tax debt for under $267,000, attesting to her skill and efficacy as a tax attorney focused on tax resolution issues.
In addition to benefiting from her comprehensive tax resolution experience, Ms. Sanjar’s corporate clients can also benefit from her extensive background in business litigation and employment law. As a former associate attorney, case manager, and in-house attorney for various firms, Ms. Sanjar represented landlords in residential and commercial unlawful detainer actions, drafted stipulations and releases, oversaw marketing and accounting departments, and developed business tax planning strategies with a focus on entity selection and formation, tax savings, and asset protection.
Education:Juris Doctor (JD) in Business Law & Management from Whittier School of Law 2005
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall
School of Business 2003
Admissions, certifications, and licenses:California State Bar: 2006—present
Ms. Sanjar’s specific experience areas include:Asset Management
Commercial Lease Agreements
Employment Law and Business Litigation
Offers in Compromise (OIC) and Tax Debt Settlement
State Tax Controversy