Alyssa Maloof Whatley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Law Offices of Alyssa Maloof Whatley, LLC
 | 1389 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 404-585-4041
Fax: 470-200-3376
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (40%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (50%),
  • Tax: Consumer (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Alyssa Maloof Whatley is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of Alyssa Maloof Whatley, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. A top-rated lawyer with more than five years of legal experience, Ms. Whatley provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Tax law and tax controversies

    · Bankruptcy

    · Related litigation

    As an attorney, Ms. Whatley has gained a reputation for her honesty, compassion and integrity as well as her aggressive advocacy and unwavering commitment to those she serves. A staunch advocate for her clients, she delivers the solid, trustworthy advice they need to make the best-informed decisions as she works hard to help them achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

    A leader in her field, Ms. Whatley was the president of the Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group. She is an active member of the Atlanta Bar Association and its Tax Law and Bankruptcy Law Sections. She is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, and she has published articles and conducted lectures and seminars on a variety of legal topics related to her practice areas.

    A 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia, Ms. Whatley attended Georgia State University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2015. While there, she completed an internship with the Honorable Margaret A. Murphy, U.S. bankruptcy judge, where she published several draft orders on the United States Bankruptcy Court's website. 

    Ms. Whatley was also awarded the J.B. Moore Tax Clinic Fellowship for her contributions as graduate research assistant for the Philip Cook Low Income Taxpayer clinic as well as the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for National Security Law.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Tax: Business
    • 50%Bankruptcy: Business
    • 10%Tax: Consumer
    Focus Areas

    Bankruptcy Law

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Alyssa Whatley

    Admitted: 2015, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://atltaxlawyers.com/atlanta-irs-georgia-tax-relief-deb...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Distinguished Service Award, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2019
    • 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, 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
    • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
    • 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 discharge ability 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 Discharge ability, Post Discharge Tax Issues, and Alternatives to Bankruptcy, 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 against 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 Distinguished 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

    1389 Peachtree St NE
    Atlanta, GA 30309

    Phone: 404-585-4041

    Fax: 470-200-3376

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    Last Updated: 1/28/2021

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