Kaveh Imandoust

J.D., M.B.T., C.P.A


✔   Law Firm Experience
✔   CPA Firm Experience
✔   Fortune 500 Experience
✔   Graduate Professor


✔   Juris Doctor
✔   Master of Business Tax
✔   CPA certification
✔   Business Degree

Kaveh Imandoust focuses his practice on the taxation of businesses and individuals. In addition to tax advice, Mr. Imandoust provides comprehensive financial and accounting consulting to his clients.

Originating from Chicago, Mr. Imandoust completed his Bachelor Degree in Commerce at DePaul University with an emphasis on Corporate Financial Management. Mr. Imandoust earned his CPA license during his years working in public accounting firms gaining extensive experience in financial modeling, accounting research, organizational structure and regulatory compliance. Furthering his tax expertise, Mr. Imandoust completed his Master’s Degree in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Mr. Imandoust was recruited out of USC into a financial leadership track position at Sempra Energy advising on domestic and international taxation concerns of the Fortune 500 public company’s worldwide operations.

Wanting to refocus his practice on advising individuals and small to medium sized business, Kaveh accepted a position in the private practice of the Chair of the Federal Tax Committee of the California Society of CPAs. During this time, he worked closely with clients under audit by the IRS and advised their senior executive officers on remedying mistakes made by past tax advisors. Directly prior to founding Imandoust & Imandoust, LLP, Mr. Imandoust worked in the law firm of the former Vice-Chair of the Tax Section of the State Bar of California gaining unique experience in handling tax controversy, audit representation, offers in compromise and negotiating fair payment plans with the IRS and state taxing authorities. In his free time Kev spends time hiking with the family dog and barbequing with friends and family.

Sam Imandoust

J.D., LL.M.


✔   Law Firm Experience
✔   CPA Firm Experience
✔   Professor


✔   Juris Doctor
✔   Master of Laws (Tax)
✔   CPA candidate

Sam Imandoust focuses his practice on taxation and business law as well as individual and business identity theft. Mr. Imandoust represents clients in tax audits, appeals and collection matters before the Internal Revenue Service, California Franchise Tax Board, Board of Equalization and the Employment Development Department. Mr. Imandoust also advises individuals and businesses on tax planning and compliance concerns. In addition to tax controversy and planning, Mr. Imandoust advises clients in regards to business entity formation and dissolution, business transactions, and related employment matters.

Mr. Imandoust also serves as the legal analyst for the nationally recognized non-profit organization, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). He is an expert on various aspects of identity theft including IRS tax fraud, business identity theft, medical identity theft, and cybersecurity. Mr. Imandoust provides insight and analysis into current and pending legislation regarding identity theft and cybersecurity to the ITRC. Mr. Imandoust has been featured on Fox Business, Bloomberg.com, ESPN Radio, KOGO Radio, Bankrate.com, Bankinfosecurity.com, the Portland Press Herald, and the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association’s 2012 Annual Training Conference.

Prior to founding the Imandoust Law Firm, Mr. Imandoust gained valuable experience practicing bankruptcy and tax law at a boutique San Diego law firm. An active volunteer in the community, Mr. Imandoust was awarded the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services for assisting financially distressed families with burdensome tax liabilities. Mr. Imandoust earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from California Western School of Law, focusing on business and tax law, after completing his undergraduate studies at University of California at San Diego. When he is not assisting his clients or volunteering his time Sam enjoys spending time with family, friends and playing tennis.