Scott is a Principal in Squar Milner’s Tax Department. Scott’s areas of expertise include public and privately held companies. He specializes in pass-through taxation, Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REIT”), real estate investment, ownership, management and construction. Scott advises on structuring of entities, mergers, transactions, accounting methods, and debt workouts. He also does consulting and planning for S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, REITs, individuals and funds.
Prior to joining Squar Milner, Scott served as a Senior Manager in the real estate and pass-through specialty groups at Deloitte Tax, LLP. As a member of these groups his responsibilities included transactional structuring, including the use of partnerships and corporations, to minimize and defer federal and state taxes. He provided clients with advice regarding tax efficient methods of acquiring and disposing of assets and businesses, specifically, luxury hotel owners and hotel management companies’ contracts with hotels.
Assisted REIT hotel owners with entity structuring in conformity to US REIT tax laws and collaborated with the development of transfer pricing models as it relates to the hotel management services. Scott has over 16 years of public accounting experience.
- Certified Public Accountant, California
- Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, University of South Florida