Venar R. Ayar, attorney-at-law, Master of Laws – Taxation. is your Detroit, Michigan IRS tax lawyer and advocate. The principal and founder of the Ayar Law Group, he has more than a decade of experience as a tax and accounting professional, including 5 years as an IRS defense lawyer. Ayar focuses his legal practice on IRS tax resolution and Michigan tax resolution.  Ayar has developed his practice through extensive experience in representing clients before the IRS, along with numerous state taxation authorities, including the Michigan Department of Treasury. His education and expertise are unparalleled; his honest commitment to the practice of the law is unrivaled.

Your Detroit, Michigan IRS Tax Attorney

Ayar was born and raised in Metro Detroit, Michigan. His family and background inspired a commitment to small business, discipline, and work ethic that has lasted throughout his life and professional career. With life experience, Ayar discovered a passion for consulting and advising business professionals. He earned his Bachelor of Arts with a dual emphasis in Marketing and Management from the University of Michigan. Before practicing full-time as a metro Detroit IRS lawyer, Ayar owned or operated several small businesses, including: an accounting and tax preparation business; three full-service supermarkets; and a 92-room hotel. With his extensive business experience, Ayar is uniquely positioned to fully understand your economic realities and the demands placed on small business owners. This background further allows Ayar to provide clients with practical business advice, an essential skill for providing clients with a comprehensive tax resolution strategy. Ayar is committed to assisting assisting Michigan taxpayers get the relief they need; his personal experiences, tailored to the practice of law, mean he plans not only to fight for you, but also to work with you – he will listen to your needs and develop a course of action tailored specifically around your needs.

Tax Law Education

Ayar earned his Juris Doctor at the University of San Diego School of Law. He attended on an academic merit scholarship. Ayar graduated Cum Laude, in the top eleven percent of his class. He received the prestigious CALI Excellence for the Future Award four times, given to the highest scoring student in a law school class. He was a member of the legal fraternity and honors society Phi Delta Phi, reserved for students that demonstrate consummate academic achievement. Upon graduating law school, Ayar continued his legal education, receiving a Master of Laws in Taxation – the highest degree available in tax, also from the University of San Diego School of Law. USD consistently ranks among the top ten tax law educations in the country and is widely recognized for the high caliber IRS lawyers that are a members of its faculty and alumni.

Tax Law Experience

After passing the Bar Exam, Ayar worked to develop an impressive reputation in the taxation field. He is licensed to practice in Michigan and in Federal Court. Ayar began his legal career as a solo practitioner, single-handedly managing state and federal tax filing and other tax compliance matters for hundreds of clients. After several years of practice locally, he took a position as a tax attorney with San Diego’s premier IRS defense law firm, working successfully to resolve hundreds of clients’ state and federal tax problems, including: tax audit defensesettling debts owed for back taxessetting up tax payment plansreleasing tax liens and levies, and many other types of tax problems. Ayar’s caseload ranged from several thousand dollars at stake to multi-million dollar matters, and he successfully defended numerous criminal tax fraud cases.

Tax Law Industry Recognition

In the short amount of time since starting Ayar Law Group, Mr. Ayar has quickly achieved recognition as one of Detroit’s leading authorities in the field of tax law.  He has earned many accolades and awards honoring his outstanding merit.

Mr. Ayar has attained the highest possible rating in both legal standards and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s leading attorney rating organization, for 2013, 2014 and 2015.  These ratings are generated from evaluations conducted by other lawyers in the community.

In their 2014 Top Lawyers issue, DBusiness magazine recognized Ayar as a Top Lawyer in the field of Tax Law.  His selection was based on a process that included a peer review survey, which polled more than 18,000 attorneys in Southeastern Michigan.  Lawyers were asked to nominate up to three of their peers in any of fifty specialized practice areas, and the attorneys receiving the most recommendations in their field of practice were selected for the award.

In 2014, Super Lawyers recognized Ayar with the highly coveted Rising Stars designation.  No more than 2.5% of lawyers receive this presitgious award.  Nominees are selected based on the honors, results, and credentials they have received, which indicate a high degree of peer recognition and professional competence.  Then, the candidates are evaluated based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, before grouping them by practice area, where they are rated and compared with other attorneys in their practice areas, before the final selections are made.

On, a leading website dedicated to empowering consumers by rating lawyers, Ayar has been recognized as a Superb Tax Attorney, achieving a rating of 9.4 out of 10.  This rating was calculated using a model based on things like: education, professional achievement, industry recognition, amount of experience, board certification, disciplinary history, client reviews, and peer endorsements.

Ayar was recognized for his intellectual ability by qualification for membership in Mensa, the high IQ society.  To qualify for membership of Mensa, one must score within the top 2% of the general population on an approved, and properly administered and supervised, intelligence test.

Professional Affiliations

Ayar is a member of:

  • the State Bar of Michigan-Taxation Section;
  • the Oakland County Bar Association;
  • the Macomb County Bar Association;
  • the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association;
  • the Chaldean American Bar Association;
  • the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers;
  • the Chaldean Chamber of Commerce;
  • the Southfield Chamber of Commerce; and
  • American MENSA.

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