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I created this tax law firm over 10 years ago with a vision to provide quality tax law representation for all clients. Unlike most tax attorneys, I am both a certified public accountant (CPA) and a tax attorney, holding a master of laws degree (LL.M.) as well. With a dual background, I understand the ins and outs of taxes, giving me a winning and strategic edge. My lifelong passion for tax has allowed me to excel in representing clients before the IRS and state tax agencies for years, surpassing the capabilities of most tax attorneys.

As a seasoned attorney specializing in tax law, I boast an impressive history of success in tough negotiations with the IRS, saving business and individual clients millions. I’ve seen it all, from getting a $100,000 IRS debt reduced to $0, to getting a $500,000 debt reduced to $50,000 to be paid in easy payments, and many other case wins. My team is dedicated to finding you the best resolution possible to minimize the financial burden you are facing, and we won't quit until we get it done. Named San Diego’s top tax law firm, we're confident we are your best option for a tax attorney in San Diego. Reach out today with any tax problems you're facing, and we are sure to solve them.



Because we are both tax attorneys and CPAs, we can handle all types of tax resolution cases, from start to finish.  Here are some common tax services that the tax attorneys of Dallo Law Group provide to our clients:

Tax Debt Resolution

We will tackle your tax problems by working together, and whether you agree or not with the amount you owe, need representation, or want help setting up the right payment plan, we can get you back on track.

Tax Audit Defense

We can respond to your audit notice on your behalf, defend your federal or state tax return, and help resolve your back taxes, penalties and interest

Payroll Tax Resolution

If you have fallen behind in your payroll taxes, we can help you recover from the overdue payments before the IRS comes after you personally for the back taxes.

Sales Tax Resolution

If your business is facing sales tax problems, we can quickly develop a strategy to help you overcome them and get you compliant and stay that way moving forward.

Offshore Bank Accounts

We can assist you in structuring your offshore bank accounts and finances to take advantage of local and international laws, while remaining in tax compliance with the IRS.

IRS Tax Appeal

After we appeal your tax case, we can communicate with the IRS and pave the way to productive negotiation efforts in reaching an acceptable tax settlement for you.

ERC Audits

We specialize in Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) audits, ensuring your filings are accurate and compliant with IRS regulations. With the extraordinary number of businesses filing for ERC relief, the IRS has increased its scrutiny on these claims. If your business has been contacted for an audit, our experienced ERC tax attorneys in San Diego can help you navigate this complex process with confidence and peace of mind.

Innocent Spouse Relief

When you file jointly you may be liable for your spouse’s tax debt. We can help you compile your tax records and prepare the proper paperwork to get you innocent spouse relief.

Criminal Tax Defense

If you are under criminal investigation or have been charged with a tax related crime, time is of the essence to retain us to help you prepare your defense and assess options to protect your bottom line and your liberty.

Tax Preparer Defense

Tax preparers can be subject to civil and, in particularly egregious cases, criminal penalties for various issues relating to tax returns they prepared. Before you are threatened with severe professional consequences, seek our assistance for your complex and high stakes litigation.

real life success stories

At our San Diego tax law firm, we are dedicated to achieving exceptional results for our clients. Our case studies and success stories highlight the many ways we have helped individuals and businesses navigate complex tax issues. From resolving IRS audits to negotiating significant tax reductions, our victories showcase our expertise and commitment to delivering outstanding outcomes. Visit our case studies page for our real-life success stories to see how our strategic approach and personalized service have made a meaningful difference in the lives of those we represent.

I had a tax issue that I was losing sleep over. Talked to Attorney Kevin Waldron and he eased my mind with a plan that he took the time to explain fully. Awesome experience!!!
Mike Vee
Mike Vee
These people are great. You always get a live person on one or two rings and they stick with you all the way and keep you informed. Michael Shamoon is the specific attorney I deal with. GREAT
Mike Graham
Mike Graham
I could not be more grateful for Dallo Law Group. I reached out to Michael Dallo after reading an article he wrote related to something I needed help with, and he got back to me right away. Everyone at Dallo Law Group, from the receptionist to the attorneys I worked with, Michael and Brandon, have been so knowledgeable and also so kind and caring. I estimate that I'll have a 40x ROI from what I invested in working with this team! I cannot recommend them enough.
Natalie MacNeil
Natalie MacNeil
My company received an EDD audit letter and I was referred to Sally Reddy by another attorney. I was not sure if this was something I wanted to handle myself so I gave her a call to discuss the letter, the process, etc. Sally answered all my questions and I decided to retain her for the audit. If I could give her more than 5 stars I would easily do so. Sally was professional, easy to speak with and prompt on returning calls and emails. She made me feel important when I am sure she had larger clients. The audit process for me went smoothly and I am so fortunate Sally was referred to me. If you own a business and receive a letter from EDD to audit then I highly recommend Sally Reddy and Dallo Law Group.
Mark O'Toole
Mark O'Toole
I hired this law firm based on a recommendation my best friend gave me. He has been using this law firm for years and he speaks highly of them. I had some issues with the SBA and I hired Dallo Law Group and Brandon handled my case. He is simply, awesome!!! He is great to work with. He explained everything in details and made the process a better learning experience & made me feel at ease during the whole process He helped me so much with my case and kept me updated throughout the process until everything was taken care of. If you need an attorney these are your guys. I’m referring this law firm to all my friends and family.
sammy ahmad
sammy ahmad
Dallo Law Group is the most empathetic & generous legal practice I have encountered. They are kind, they really listen, then they recommend what is best for you, not them. Absolutely, beyond refreshing! If you have tax "situations" they are the firm to hire!!!
Karena Kelley
Karena Kelley
Very great team and they put the time into it. Best for counseling.
Aria Masoudifar
Aria Masoudifar
Just worked with someone named Faey, she was extremely helpful and gave me advice over the phone which helped me resolve my issues ASAP.
Karl K.
Karl K.
I called Dallo Law Group last week to setup a consultation to help me resolve issues with a recent audit I had with the IRS. The woman who answered the phone (so sorry I didn't write your name down!) was very nice, treated me with respect, and had an overall welcoming demeanor. I knew that my particular case wasn't going to be overly complex so I was worried that I would be wasting the firm's time, but I appreciated that she did not treat me as such. She told me that she would have one of their attorneys give me a call that afternoon. Mike Dallo gave me a call right on time, discussed my situation briefly with me, and determined that it wouldn't make sense for me to hire him to help me resolve my issue. As I mentioned earlier, my case was somewhat minor - he gave me a few specific action items that I can take on my own to resolve my issues with the IRS, and clarified the questions I had that made me seek his help in the first place. He could have easily billed me an hour's minimum rate, or just sent me off on my own, but he took the time to help me out instead. In my view, that tells me he actually cares about helping people, and those are the kinds of people I like to do business with. Hopefully I'm never in a position in which I have to hire Mr. Dallo's team in the future - but if I am, they will be on the top of my list. Thanks!
Anthony G
Anthony G
Just spoke with Kevin from Dallo, he was very friendly and provided sound advice
Thomas Murray
Thomas Murray




Dallo Law Group is a boutique tax law firm that focuses exclusively on tax problem resolution. Founder Michael Dallo is a San Diego tax attorney who holds an advanced Masters of Laws Degree in Taxation, is a CPA, Certified Tax Law Specialist, and a Professor of Taxation at the University of San Diego. Michael oversees all the cases that come into the firm and meets with every client. As an experienced tax lawyer, Michael has extensive experience in developing creative legal solutions for your tax problems. As a CPA, he is never blind-sided by twists on tax returns. When it matters, be sure your representative has a successful track record and all the skills needed to stop the IRS and protect your assets. We are consistently rated as the best tax attorney San Diego has to offer and are endorsed by political analysts and hosts of AM 600 KOGO.


Why Dallo Law Group is Different

By choosing Dallo Law Group, you can benefit from their comprehensive approach, tenacity, expertise, and combined legal and accounting knowledge, ensuring the best possible outcome for your tax-related issues in San Diego.

There is no tax concern that is too significant.

We fight for and protect you, no matter the odds. With skill, strategy, and unwavering tenacity, we tackle tax matters, thinking outside the box and delivering bold results.

Comprehensive Approach

We sees the whole picture and is committed to protecting your assets and reducing your tax liability. We take a comprehensive approach to your case, exploring every possible avenue and exhaustively analyzing the situation.

Tenacity and Perseverance

They are dedicated to fighting for your rights and ensuring the best possible outcome in your case. Their tenacity and perseverance can make a significant difference in resolving your tax problems.

Expertise and Experience

Our tax experts have extensive experience in dealing with various tax-related issues. Whether you’re facing an IRS tax audit, need to file an IRS audit appeal, owe back taxes, or have failed to report foreign bank accounts, we have helped thousands of clients with similar challenges.

Fresh Start

If you have a lot on the line and need a fresh start, selecting the right San Diego tax lawyer and CPA can make a significant difference. Dallo Law Group understands the importance of providing you with a clean slate and resolving your tax problems effectively.

Dedicated Tax Law Firm

When your assets and future are at stake, it’s crucial to have a dedicated tax law firm on your side. Dallo Law Group specializes in tax problem resolution and possesses a complete arsenal of weapons to combat the IRS and the State of California.

Combined Expertise

The firm’s team comprises experienced IRS tax attorneys and a supervising founder and senior tax experts who are both attorneys and CPAs. This combination of legal and accounting knowledge allows them to navigate complex legal interpretations and analyze tax returns line by line, giving you an advantage in negotiations with the IRS.

Common Tax Questions

Under certain circumstances, taxpayers can have their tax debt forgiven. When the IRS considers forgiving your tax liability, the agency looks at your present financial condition first to see if it can’t collect more than you can reasonably pay. If any collection action would force you into a financial crisis where you lose all sense of financial security, the IRS cannot collect the back taxes.

Depending on your current tax debt and financial circumstances, there are a number of tax relief solutions that may work for you. Offer in compromise, innocent spouse relief, installment agreements, and penalty abatement among other programs can be some options to consider and choose from. Professional tax relief attorneys like us can help you find the best outcome.

Tax investigations as well as tax audits can be triggered by certain circumstances. If you file tax returns late, pay tax late or make errors that need correcting, these are definite red flags. Others include big abnormalities in your business as compared to other businesses in the industry. Offshore bank accounts can also prompt a tax investigation.

While the majority of taxes cannot be eliminated through bankruptcy, some can if you meet certain criteria. The best way to clear your tax debt is to set up an IRS payment plan. However, if you cannot pay your taxes and your living expenses, within reason, you can ask the IRS to put your account in a “currently-not-collectible” status. Finally, you can consider hiring an attorney who specializes in tax resolution to help you.

The Offer in Compromise program allows qualifying, financially distressed taxpayers the opportunity to put overwhelming tax liabilities behind them by paying a reasonable portion of their tax debt. Both the IRS and state agencies give consideration to individuals seeking this program and who have qualifying criteria. You must agree to comply with certain terms and conditions before acceptance into a tax debt compromise program.

A tax audit begins with a notice that you get through the mail that will state why your return is being examined, what documents if any the IRS needs from you, and how you should proceed. Once the IRS completes the examination, it may accept your return as it had been filed or propose changes. If the audit pertains to your business, the agency is likely taking a closer look to see whether you properly included all income and took only the deductions and credits allowed by law. In either case, it is your best bet to hire a tax audit defense attorney to smoothly and efficiently get you through the process.

Not filing your tax return can have costly consequences. Your first step to getting straight is to gather up all the information you need to properly file your tax return. Then you need to monitor return processing and compliance. Under certain circumstances, the IRS may grant you amnesty or reasonable cause which means that your penalties, fines and back tax payments can either be reduced or waived. Finally, the IRS statute of limitations does not apply to unfiled tax returns.

Tax appeals are a common way to resolve disagreements you have with the IRS that relate to items you report on your return. You may request an appeals conference which is an informal meeting in where an impartial officer settles the dispute in the same way a judge does in court. You are entitled to hire a practitioner to represent you at the conference provided they are authorized to practice before the IRS, such as an attorney or CPA. If you are unsatisfied with the officer’s decision, you may file suit in court.

Employers from all sorts of industries benefit from the employee retention credit (ERC). It allows businesses to recover up to $26,000 per W-2 employee in tax credit. Luckily it is not a loan, but a direct payment to businesses. Moreover, businesses that have used the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan are still eligible to benefit from the ERC as well.

An EDD tax audit entails your business financial documents to be assessed. It can be a stressful process as the state of California tax authority investigates business tax records to differentiate independent contractors from classified workers. Basically, the government wants to make sure business owners are reporting payments made to employees properly and protecting workers’ rights to benefits.


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