Helene H. Downs, CPA

Partner, Tax Department
hdowns@hwllp.cpa     Vcard

Helene Downs joined Hantzmon Wiebel in 2001 and was named a partner in 2014. Her particular areas of expertise include individual tax planning and preparation; estate planning; and estate and trust taxation. Helene enjoys working with individuals and families, assisting them in estate planning and the estate administration process. You can count on Helene to build long-term relationships with her clients, allowing families to comfortably rely on the firm’s expertise.

Helene is an avid gardener and a budding golfer. She enjoys spending time outdoors, especially with her family. COVID-19 has her dreaming up ways to work remotely from her garden. 

 

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

  • Individual Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates Planning and Compliance

INDUSTRY SPECIALTIES:

  • High Net Worth
  • Individuals
  • Trusts and Estates

EDUCATION:

  • A.B., Princeton University

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Central Virginia Estate Planning Council
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)

    PERSONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES:

    • Central Virginia Estate Planning Council, Treasurer
    • Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, Board of Governors 
    • Village School, Treasurer