Former IRS Agent Shawn Daei is an Enrolled Agent specializing in all types of tax controversy, in addition to working with entrepreneurs and closely held businesses.
Shawn began his career working at one of Southern California’s top Entertainment CPA & Business Management firms, Nigro Karlin & Segal (now Nigro Karlin Segal Feldstein & Bolno). He was quickly recruited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a Revenue Agent where he began learning the inner workings of the organization, receiving extensive training in tax law and IRS procedures.
Mr. Daei rapidly advanced through the ranks and honed his expertise as he worked on a multitude of cases. Shawn’s experience ranges from basic individual tax audit projects to multi-tiered international partnerships (including TEFRA) involving millions of dollars. During his time with the IRS, Shawn gained valuable training and experience working alongside auditors from various divisions including SB/SE, LB&I, Special Enforcement Program, Appeals, Area Counsel, and Criminal Investigation Division (CID).
Shawn is a partner with Azran Financial where he has assembled a dedicated team of employees who share in his passion to help taxpayers and small- to mid-sized Accounting firms handle Tax Controversy cases. Shawn’s extensive network of top agents at the IRS and State Agencies allow him to resolve many complex tax matters quickly.
Mr. Daei manages the firm’s tax controversy and business management practices. In addition, Shawn services a variety of clients especially in hospitality, professional services, and medical practice accounting & dental practice accounting.