Thomas Jefferson School of Law
*Widow owed $291,485 to IRS, obtained innocent spouse relief and zero owed to IRS.
*Widow owed $113,679 to the IRS, settled for $100; owed $43,929 to California, settled for $100; owed $19,119 to Arizona, obtained non-collectible status.
*Client was previously represented by another professional. Re-opened audits, negotiated and resolved audits of corporation and employee shareholder taxes. Was able to reduce the combined corporate and personal federal and state tax liabilities by $12,434.
Ariel A. Javier is licensed in California both as an attorney and Certified Public Accountant. Practice areas include tax litigation, tax planning, tax compliance/preparation, entity formations, business planning, as well as traditional accounting and bookkeeping services.
Javier earned his bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and later attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2005. After graduation, Javier joined a San Diego-based tax law firm. Then in 2009, Javier opened his private tax law practice on the principle of providing superior and comprehensive services to clients in the areas of tax law and accounting.
Javier is actively involved in the legal community. He is currently the treasurer of the Filipino-American Lawyers of San Diego. Javier is a regular volunteer with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego’s Low-Income Tax Clinic and Domestic Violence Clinic. Javier was a regular volunteer at the Housing Opportunities Collaborative Home Owner’s Mobile Education clinics which assisted distressed homeowners.
Other notable items:
-Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego, President (2012), Treasurer (2011, 2015), Director (2010, 2014);
-Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego;
-2014 FALSD/PALSD President’s Award Recipient;
-San Diego Filipino-American Youth Foundation, Advisory Committee Member.
In his spare time, Javier likes to enjoy the outdoors either by running or mountain biking. Other hobbies include tinkering with his 1968 Volkwagen Karmann Ghia and replica 1957 Porsche Speedster and spending time with his lovely wife of 17 years, Cathy, his 13-year old twin daughters, Virginia and Rosanna, their dog, Freddie and their three aquatic turtles, Tall, Grande and Venti.
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