Scott is a Tax Partner based in Withum’s Whippany, NJ office, and is Practice Leader of the Firm’s Healthcare Services Group and a member of the Firm’s Not-for-Profit Services Group. He has over 25 years of experience in providing tax consulting and compliance services to the healthcare and non-profit sectors, specializing in providing tax advice to integrated healthcare delivery systems, hospitals, medical centers and their affiliates. In addition to traditional tax services, Scott’s other specialized areas of tax expertise include Form 990 planning; governance; executive compensation and employee benefits; community benefit; tax-exempt bonds; joint ventures; unclaimed property; intermediate sanctions; corporate restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions; fair market analysis and due diligence services; and IRS and state audit examination representation.
Scott is a graduate of Villanova University, with a bachelor’s of science degree in Accounting. He received his juris doctor from Seton Hall Law School. Scott is a member of the American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association and the Healthcare Financial Management Association, where he is both a frequent author and speaker on healthcare and not-for-profit industry-related tax matters and issues. He is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of the HFMA New Jersey chapter.
Scott has provided pro bono tax services to the Bergen County Legal Services for individuals who require tax advice but cannot afford to pay an attorney or accountant; his pro bono work was recognized with an award from the Bergen County Legal Services.
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