Anson H. Asbury is the founder and managing partner of Asbury Law Firm, Tax Counsel. Anson represents clients in complex federal tax litigation, criminal tax defense, and other federal tax controversies.
He has represented individuals, estates, partnerships, closely-held corporations and Fortune 500 companies in all stages of tax controversy. He is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, ranked by Chambers USA for Tax Litigation, and recognized by The Legal 500 for U.S. Tax (Contentious).
Anson represents clients across the country in civil and criminal cases in the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and U.S. District Courts. He handles issues ranging from conservation easement donations, captive insurance companies, passport revocation, listed transactions, passive losses, net operating losses, business expenses, alimony deductions, to foreign tax credits. He represents clients facing all manner of IRS penalties, including fraud penalties, FBAR penalties, promoter penalties and preparer penalties. He also represents clients subject to or connected with criminal tax investigations and those indicted for criminal tax acts.
Anson is a nationally recognized speaker often appearing on panels alongside members of the United States Tax Court, the Department of Justice Tax Division, and the Internal Revenue Service. He has been quoted on tax matters in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Forbes, BNA Daily Tax Report, and Tax Analysts Tax Notes Today. He has written on topics ranging from conservation easement donations to corporate tax reporting for publications such as the Journal of Accountancy, the Federal Lawyer, The Practical Tax Lawyer, and Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Memorandum. He is the co-host of Tax Talk with Art and Anson, a video CPE broadcast of the Georgia Society of CPAs. Please visit our Appearances & Articles page for recent speeches, articles and headlines.
Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Chambers USA ranked for Tax Litigation
Georgia’s Super Lawyers 2016 – 2022, Tax
Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite Tax
Best Lawyers in America 2020 – 2021, Tax Law
AVVO Rated 10.0 Superb
Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholar, 1990
Vice-Chair, Court Practice and Procedure Committee, American Bar Association Section of Taxation
Past Chair, Tax Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association
Barrister, J. Edgar Murdock Inn of Court at the U.S. Tax Court
Administrative Practice Committee, American Bar Association Section of Taxation
Tax Litigation and Controversy Committee, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Supreme Court of Georgia
Villanova University, B.A. 1992
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D. 1998
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. Taxation (with distinction) 2003
Anson H. Asbury, J.D., LL.M.
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