H.T. Astrov has spent over 25 years as a tax lawyer.
Prior to launching Astrov P.C., H.T. worked as a CPA, an Attorney-Advisor for the IRS National Office, a Tax Manager for a Big 4 accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche, and as Senior Tax Counsel for Chevron.
At Chevron, H.T. acted as the global tax planner for Chevron's global lubricants and shipping businesses as well as its clean energy business in the U.S and worked on tax matters involving North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. In so doing, he provided tax counsel on a wide range of U.S. and non-U.S. tax matters, including tax-efficient structuring of operations, transfer pricing, supply-chain initiatives, restructuring transactions, and minimizing direct and indirect taxes (VAT, withholding and customs duties) arising from global business operations. He also has significant experience advising clients on U.S. federal tax accounting matters such as taxing of income and deductions, taxation of inventories, general accounting method change questions, and strategies for dealing with the IRS National Office.
Now in private practice, H.T. applies his extensive experience to help individuals and businesses avoid and resolve disputes with taxing authorities and find practical solutions to their IRS problems.
H.T. received his B.S.B.A. from Georgetown University, his J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and his LL.M. (Taxation) from Georgetown University Law Center.