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 is a nationally-recognized presenter on topics related to healthcare and tax-exempts with over 25 years of tax consulting and compliance service experience to both the healthcare and tax-exempt industries, including integrated healthcare delivery systems, hospitals, academic medical centers, physicians, colleges and universities, foundations, associations, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. In addition, Scott also provides tax compliance and tax consulting services to high net worth individuals. 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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