Daren Shaver

Daren R. Shaver


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Daren is a Partner at the firm, helping clients to achieve their objectives in a practical and tax-efficient manner. He has experience with matters spanning areas such as fund formation, tax credits, real estate, venture capital, partnerships, and tax exempt entities – including federal and state income tax matters. Prior to joining Hanson Bridgett, Daren was affiliated with several leading international and regional law firms.


"From Coders to Brokers: New Proposed 1099-B Reporting for Crypto Miners and Software Developers," Tax Law Alert (August 2021)

"Business Realities in the Age of COVID-19," co-author, Seniors Housing Business (June 2020)

"COVID Relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds," co-author, Tax Law Alert (June 2020)

"No Deduction for You: Notice 2020-32 Restricts PPP Loan Deductions but Prominent Lawmakers Balk," co-author, Business Disruption Strategies Law Alert (May 2020)

"New Guidance Released Regarding Carryback of Net Operating Losses Under the CARES Act," Tax Law Alert (April 2020)

"California Property Tax Payments and COVID-19," Tax Law Alert (April 2020)

"Tax Day Extended to July 15 – Now Matches Payment Deadline," co-author, Tax Law Alert (March 2020)

"Final Opportunity Zone Regulations Released," co-author, Tax Law Alert (December 2019)

"A Compendium of Qualified Opportunity Zone Proposed Regulations: Guidance and Citations for Interpreting IRC Section 1400Z-2," co-author, Tax Law Alert (May 2019)

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"Qualified Opportunity Zones in 2021: Current Issues and Recent Developments," East Bay Tax Club Meeting  (May 2021)

"Qualified Opportunity Zones and Energy Projects: Tax Incentives and Recent Developments," co-speaker, Strafford Webinar (October 2020)

"IRC 1400Z Qualified Opportunity Zones for Individual Investors: Tax Deferral and Reduction Opportunities," co-speaker, Strafford Seminar (December 2019)

"Qualified Opportunity Fund Partnership Investments Under 1400Z: Special Timing and Deferral Opportunities," Strafford Webinar (August 2019)

“Split-Roll Initiative Challenges Prop 13,” Commercial Brokers Association (June 2019)

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"The Carried-Interest Tax Isn’t Dead Yet. Here’s Why.,Barron's (August 2022)

Elon Musk’s California Exit Can Save Him $2 Billion in Taxes,Bloomberg (November 2021)

“R&D Tax Credit: A Viable Option to Reduce Tax Burdens?,” Cannabis Business Times (December 2020)


LL.M., Tax, New York University School of Law (2019)

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School (2008)

B.A., magna cum laude, Union College (2005)

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