Soheila Shahidi focuses her practice in tax where she works with general federal, nonprofit/tax-exempt organizations, opportunity zone incentive, and state and local tax groups.
A substantial portion of Soheila’s practice involves formation of nonprofits organizations; assisting nonprofits to apply for tax-exempt status; providing advice to tax-exempt organizations regarding issues including, but not limited to, unrelated business taxable income (UBTI), avoiding self-dealing transactions, joint ventures, various reporting requirements, public support test, specific rules applicable to private foundations, reporting and withholding requirements in conducting raffles, contests, etc.
Soheila advises clients regarding the requirements of opportunity zone incentive; and assists clients with formation of qualified opportunity funds and opportunity zone businesses, and drafting written plans and private placement memorandums in opportunity zone transactions.
University of San Diego School of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 2016)
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D., 2015)
Tax and Estate Planning Association, Officer for External Affairs
Corporate and Business Law Society
American Bar Association, Tax Section, Estate Planning Section
Arizona State University (B.S., Sustainability of Environment, summa cum laude, 2011)
State Bar of Arizona: Tax Law Section Executive Council