ASSISTING CLIENTS WITH

FEDERAL

TAX 

CONTROVERSY

MATTERS

DAREK M. JARSKI
J.D. LL.M.

ATTORNEY PROFILE

Mr. Jarski represents clients in a wide range of tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Jarski also assists clients with international tax and information return compliance matters.  

His cases include, but are not limited to, complex IRS audits, challenging Trust Fund Recovery Penalty assessments, and offshore and domestic voluntary disclosures, non-filers, IRS collection cases, penalty abatements, employment tax matters, refund claims, ESRP/Sec. 4980H matters, criminal tax matters, domestic and international information return matters.

Mr. Jarski joined a boutique tax controversy law firm in 2003 after having completed the Masters of Law in Taxation program at New York University. While at NYU, he focused on business taxation, with an emphasis on corporate reorganizations and partnership taxation.

 

Prior to attending NYU, he graduated magna cum laude from Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington. While at Gonzaga, he interned with United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Washington.

 

Mr. Jarski speaks Polish and studied German and Russian. In his free time, he enjoys snow skiing, cycling, and spending time with his wife and two children.


Education

  • New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 2003

  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2002

  • University of Washington, B.A., 1999

 

Recognition

  • Gonzaga Law Review, Associate Editor American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence

 

Presentations & Publications

  • Adjunct Professor: Federal Tax Procedure, Golden Gate University (Seattle, Washington)

 

Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association, Taxation Law Section, Past President

 

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State

  • United States Tax Court

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

 

FIRM VISION

After over 15 years with a boutique tax controversy law firm, Mr. Jarski decided to start his own practice based on three guiding principles – experience, integrity and value. 

 

Mr. Jarski has extensive experience in Federal tax controversy matters ranging from simple to complex. Since 2003, he has handled numerous tax controversy cases, developing specific expertise in international tax and information return compliance, which often requires ability to deal with financial statements in multiple languages and formats.  Whether your case involves a simple installment agreement or a complex web of international entities and accounts, Mr. Jarski is ready to help.  

Clients who are facing an IRS problem are often afraid and at a loss as to options available to resolve their situation.  This leaves them vulnerable to unethical practices and scare tactics employed by professionals. Mr. Jarski believes that each client is entitled to a fair assessment of their situation and available options.  Moreover, it is often equally important for a client to understand why a certain path may not be the right fit.  

Mr. Jarski believes in delivering value by efficiently providing high quality legal advice.  His many years of experience allow him to quickly identify the issues and potential solutions. Mr. Jarski often works in tandem with other professional such as CPAs and attorneys to efficiently assist with issues out of their immediate area of expertise.

 
IRS INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURES

 

In situations involving potential risk of criminal referral, we assist and guide clients through the IRS voluntary program.  Although the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) is no longer available, it is still possible to mitigate the risk of criminal consequences. 

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PFIC CALCULATIONS

 

We assist taxpayers and tax professionals with Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) calculations.  Whether you have one transaction or thousands, we can leverage our custom software to accurately and efficiently report PFIC transactions and ownership. 

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IRS COLLECTION MATTERS

IRS collection notices or a visit from an IRS Revenue Officer can be scary, meanwhile "fly by night" operations promise unrealistic results. We advise regarding IRS collection alternates which make sense for your situation. 

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IRS EMPLOYMENT TAX & TRUST FUND RECOVERY PENALTY ASSESSMENTS

 

Employment tax collection matters present unique challenges and pitfalls. They should be handled with special care and consistent with an overall strategy in mind.

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FOREIGN FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TAX SUMMARY

 

Most foreign financial institutions do not provide US taxpayers with coherent and usable summaries to enable accurate return preparation. Regardless of the language, financial institution and complexity, we are able to assist you and your return preparer with correctly reporting your income. 

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IRS DOMESTIC VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PRACTICE

 

Although the IRS Domestic Voluntary Disclosure practice has not received the same publicity as its International cousin, it remains a critical tool to assist taxpayers who face the potential of criminal referral. 

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FIRM

PRACTICE

 
IRS AUDIT/EXAMINATION

 

We assist clients with examinations ranging from straight forward correspondence audits to complex or "egg shell" audits. 

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IRS INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION RETURN COMPLIANCE

We assist clients with identifying past and present IRS information return requirements, including options for correcting past non-compliance. 

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JARSKI LAW PLLC is a Seattle based law firm capable of servicing clients world-wide.

We leverage technology and on-demand meeting space to provide maximum convenience and efficiency to clients.

Whether you are in Seattle or twelve time zones away, we can help.

We consult by phone, video conference, screen-sharing and face-to-face meetings.

For certain clients there is no substitute for a face-to-face meeting.  However,  traveling even a few miles across the Seattle-Bellevue area can be a lengthy endeavor.  With many office locations available to us, we can likely meet at a location convenient for you.

 

CONTACT 

US

Office Address:

JARSKI LAW PLLC

1455 NW LEARY WAY STE 400

SEATTLE, WA  98107

Mailing Address:

JARSKI LAW PLLC

PO BOX 17009

SEATTLE, WA  98127-0709

UPS/FEDEX/DHL Address:

JARSKI LAW PLLC

5706 17TH AVE NW UNIT 17009

SEATTLE, WA  98107-1626

Email:   djarski@jarskilaw.com

Phone:  206-333-0750

Fax:        206-333-0765

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