Head of tax dispute resolution group
Anton Zykov leads the Tax Dispute Resolution (TDR) group in Deloitte CIS. Anton has been representing client interests in disputes with tax and customs authorities, currency control bodies and other government agencies since 2000.
He advises companies and individuals on tax audits and assists with out-of-court settlement of tax disputes. On multiple occasions, Anton was able to achieve successful outcomes when appealing against decisions of tax bodies with the central department of the Russian Federal Tax Service.
Anton has represented client interests in Russian courts in disputes on transfer pricing and economic justification of interest expense, and defended clients against claims of obtaining unjustified tax benefits. On numerous occasions, he acted as an expert on Russian law in international courts.
He is included in the Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Tax Controversy Leaders ratings. Anton is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Voronezh State University and has been a certified lawyer since 2003.