Harold J. Heltzer is a partner and chair of the firm's Tax Group. Mr. Heltzer represents corporate, partnership, and individual clients in tax matters. He focuses on tax planning for acquisitions, partnership formation, divestitures, and other transactions. In addition, Mr. Heltzer represents clients in tax litigation and administrative practice before the Internal Revenue Service and state tax agencies.
Mr. Heltzer was an adjunct professor in the LL.M. Tax Program at the Georgetown University Law Center for almost 30 years. He is the recipient of the Charles Fahy Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award and the Vicennial Medal from Georgetown University Law Center. He lectures on tax issues for industry and professional organizations and is the author of the treatise "Coping with IRS Audits."
Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Mr. Heltzer served in the Office of Tax Legislative Counsel for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and was a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Heltzer has been named by Chambers USA, Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America, and Legal Elite as one of the nation's leading tax lawyers.
Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York
Speeches & Presentations
"Navigating Into, Through and Out of CAP," TEI - 2014 IRS Audits & Appeals Seminar: Insights and Skills for Tax Controversy Success, New York, NY
(May 22, 2014).
Presenters: Harold J. Heltzer and David B. Blair.
"Recurring Audit Issues Affecting Large Corporate Taxpayers (2013); Formulating Alternative Audit and Appeals Strategies for Large Corporate Audits," Managing Tax Audits and Appeals, Washington, D.C. (October 3-4, 2013) San Francisco, CA
(October 17-18, 2013).
Presenter: Harold J. Heltzer.
"Compliance Assurance Process: Best Practices for CAP Audits," Managing Tax Audits and Appeals, Washington, D.C. (October 3-4, 2013) San Francisco, CA
(October 17-18, 2013).
Client Alerts & Newsletters
"Managing Tax Audits – C&M Annual Conference,"
Government Contracts Bullet Points
(August 25, 2014).
Contacts: David B. Blair, David J. Fischer, Donald M. Griswold, Harold J. Heltzer, Walter Nagel.
"Managing Tax Audits -- C&M Annual Conference,"
(September 5, 2013).
Contacts: David B. Blair, David J. Fischer, Harold J. Heltzer, Walter Nagel.
"IRS Designates Distressed Asset Trusts as 'Listed Transactions',"
Financial Services Alert
(March 3, 2008).
Contact: Harold J. Heltzer.
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