Alyssa Maloof Whatley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Law Offices of Alyssa Maloof Whatley, LLC
 | 1372 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 404-551-5838
Fax: 470-200-3376
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (60%),
  • Tax: Consumer (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    Alyssa Maloof Whatley prides herself on honest, aggressive, and compassionate representation of her clients. From the very start of her legal career, Alyssa knew she wanted to help individuals facing financial crisis by focusing on bankruptcy and tax. Alyssa earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree from Georgia State University College of Law. While in law school Alyssa worked full time for a prominent Atlanta bankruptcy attorney, where she honed her skills and learned all aspects of the bankruptcy practice area.

    During her third year in law school, Alyssa interned with United States Bankruptcy Judge the Honorable Margaret A. Murphy, where she drafted orders for matters on the docket in complex Chapter 11 litigation. During her time with Judge Murphy 5 out of 5 draft orders were published on the United States Bankruptcy Court website. She also worked as a Graduate Research Assistance for the Philip Cook Low Income Taxpayer clinic, where she helped low-income individuals with all types of IRS matters.

    After graduation, Ms. Whatley worked as a Chapter 13 Courtroom Attorney for Berry and Associates and named courtroom attorney for three federal courtrooms in the Atlanta Division. Following Berry and Associates, she joined one of the state’s top tax firms, Bomar Law Firm, LLC, where she represented taxpayers in all areas of tax litigation and was named Collections Team Lead. Alyssa is founder and managing partner of Law Offices of Alyssa Maloof Whatley. She is proud to provide quality, affordable, comprehensive representation on all IRS, Georgia, and Debt related matters. She also serves as President of the Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney’s Group.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Tax
    • 40%Tax

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    About Alyssa Whatley

    Admitted: 2015, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://atltaxlawyers.com

    Honors/Awards:

    • The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less, Rising Stars, Superlawyers, 2019
    • The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less., Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Based on Client Ratings, Clients Choice Award, AVVO, 2020
    • Based on Client Ratings, Client's Choice Award, AVVO, 2019
    • Based on client ratings., Client's Choice Awards, AVVO, 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
    • Member, State Bar of Georgia
    • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Tax Law Section
    • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
    • President, Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group
    • United States Tax Court
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
    • State of Georgia

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presentation regarding dischargeability of tax debt in Chapter 7s and 13s, Tax Liens, Interest on Tax Debt, Reading Tax Transcripts, and More., Speaker, I know the 3yr/2yr/240 Day Rule, Tell Me What's Next , NACBA's 27th Annual Convention, Bankruptcy/Tax, 2019
    • Bankruptcy and Tax Dischargeability, Post Discharge Tax Issues, and Alternatives to Bankrutpcy, Speaker, Bankruptcy Basics, Advance Tax, and Advance Tax 11, NACBA Annual Members Conference Puerto Rico, Bankruptcy, Tax, 2019
    • Review of the New 2018 Tax Cut and Jobs Act , Speaker, Avast Yet! Benefits of the New Tax Law & Applicability to Solo Practitioners, NACBA Summit at the Sea Cuba, Tax, 2018
    • 2018 National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), Bankruptcy Broncoville: Tax Litigation, 2018, Speaker, Bankruptcy Broncoville: Tax Litigation, 26th Annual NACBA Convention, Bankruptcy, Tax, 2018
    • Cobb County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section, IRS Programs and Alternatives to Bankruptcy, 2017, Speaker, IRS Programs and Alternatives to Bankruptcy, Cobb County Bar Association, Bankruptcy, Tax, 2017
    • Cobb County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Annual CLE, Dealing with the Internal Revenue Service to Avoid Potential Pitfalls, 2017, Speaker, Dealing with the Internal Revenue Service to Avoid Potential Pitfalls, Cobb County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Annual CLE, Bankruptcy, Tax, 2017
    • United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Georgia: Bench and Bar Committee Lunch and Learn Program, Bankruptcy & Taxes, 2017, Speaker, Bankruptcy & Taxes, United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Georgia: Bench and Bar Committee, Bankruptcy, Tax, 2017
    • MACBAG & The W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court Joint Program, Not So Fast My Friend: Pitfalls and Risks of Attempts to Avoid Creditors Through Self-Settled Trust, Asset Protection and Spendthrift Trust, and Willful Evasion of Taxes, 2017, Speaker, Not So Fast My Friend: Pitfalls and Risks of Attempts to Avoid Creditors Through Self-Settled Trust, Asset Protection and Spendthrift Trust, and Willful Evasion of Taxes, Bankruptcy/Tax, 2017

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • IRS Agreed - Accepted $6,794.00 Offer resulting in a savings of $64,634.00, 2020
    • IRS Agreed - Service failed to provide procedural due process in assessing willful tax preparer penalties aganist individual resulting in a complete abatement of civil penalties in the amount of $122,951.81., 2020
    • Georgia Agreed - Accepted $1 Offer for OIC Doubt as to Liability resulting in a reduction of $231,266.51, 2020
    • IRS Agreed - Business Partner Not a Responsible Party, IRS completely abated $93,568 in civil penalties for Trust Fund Recovery Penalty., 2020
    • GA Agreed - Avoided Personal Liability on State Sales Tax Issue of approx. $220,722, 2020
    • IRS Agreed – Balance Adjusted from $23,086.80 to Zero, 2017
    • IRS Agreed - CEO cleared and avoided Trust Fund Recovery Penalty in the amount of $4.3M employment tax. , 2017
    • GA Agreed - $1,100.00 as full settlement of Georgia 2007-2018 tax liability in the amount of $388,853.00, 2019
    • IRS Agreed - Federal Penalty Waiver Granted resulting in Savings in the amount of $384,175.99, 2019
    • IRS Agreed – $25.00 as full settlement for $97,004.00 tax liability, 2017
    • $69,067.33 Reduction and Removal of Georgia Tax Lien, 2018

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • 2019 Recipient of Distinguised Service Award from the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • University of Georgia, B.A., Major: International Affairs, Honors: cum laude, Honors: HOPE Scholarship Recipient, Honors: Roller Skating Foundation Scholarship Recipient, Honors: Dean’s List, Honors: Sigma Iota Rho, Honors: Alpha Chi Omega
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    Office Location for Alyssa Maloof Whatley

    1372 Peachtree Street NE
    Atlanta, GA 30309

    Phone: 404-551-5838

    Fax: 470-200-3376

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    Last Updated: 9/30/2019

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