Calif. Restaurateur Sued For $23M In Back Taxes

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 7:25 PM EST) -- The federal government launched suit in California federal court Friday alleging real estate developer and restaurateur Abe Alizadeh and three family members owe more than $23 million in employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service from their various restaurant operations.

The federal government claims Abe Alizadeh and his siblings Mike Alizadeh, Azita Alizadeh and Mitra Alizadeh have persistently failed to comply with federal employment tax laws by failing to collect, truthfully account for and pay over to the IRS withheld trust fund taxes and taxes required...
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