Andrew L. Howlett is a lawyer with Miller Chevalier where he practices in the area of federal income tax with an emphasis on tax planning, tax-related transactional matters, and tax controversy.
Mr. Howlett provides counsel on domestic and cross-border corporate tax issues, including advice on asset and stock purchases, joint ventures, mergers, recapitalizations, and spin-offs. Mr. Howlett has assisted taxpayers in planning and managing the federal tax consequences of complex transactions with respect to consolidated return, subpart F, debt-equity, and other significant federal tax issues through preparing operative documents and tax opinions, as well as providing informal advice. He has also represented taxpayers in proceedings in front of IRS appeals, and has negotiated favorable resolutions of disputed complex federal tax issues with the IRS.
Mr. Howlett also advises individual taxpayers on federal tax matters, and has substantial experience with the IRS’s voluntary disclosure programs, including the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Program.
Additionally, Mr. Howlett has a substantial pro bono practice, including assisting 501(c)(3) organizations and individuals with a broad range of tax issues.
Before joining Miller & Chevalier in 2012, Mr. Howlett worked on domestic and cross-border transactional tax matters at in the New York office of a global law firm.