J. Scott Morris, P.C.

J. Scott Morris, P.C.

Texas Tax Law Attorney with 32 Years of Experience Serving Individuals & Businesses

J. Scott Morris, P.C.

J. Scott Morris, P.C.

Texas Tax Law Attorney with 32 Years of Experience Serving Individuals & Businesses

Firm Overview

Austin lawyer focuses on tax law, taxation and asset planning
J. Scott Morris, P.C. handles tax law issues such as taxation and asset planning in Austin and throughout Texas. His firm has a strong reputation for saving difficult cases and helping clients come out ahead. J. Scott Morris has published books in the field of tax law and has 32 years of experience. He brings his extensive knowledge and experience in the subject to your case.

Main Office

Main Office
3355 Bee Caves Road, Suite 202
Austin, TX 78746-6673

Phone

512-457-8523

J. Scott Morris, P.C.
J. Scott Morris

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.
-State and federal taxation
-Asset planning
-Property tax
-Wills and trusts
-Tax law
-Tax litigation
-Tax planning
-Estate planning

Admitted
-Texas, 1966
-U.S. Tax Court, 1979
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 2001

Education
-Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1965
-Harvard University, LL.M., 1967
-Rice University, A.B., 1962
-University of Virginia, Graduate Studies, Department of Economics (not a degree candidate), 1977

Special agencies
-Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas (Sales and Use Taxes, Excise -
Taxes and Margin Tax/Franchise Tax)
-Texas County Appraisal Districts (Property Taxes)
-Internal Revenue Service

Associations & memberships
-State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections of: Taxation; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law; Corporation, Banking and Business Law; Chairman, Section of Taxation, Annual Advanced Tax Institute, 1985-1995; Chairman Emeritus and Member, Planning Committee, 1996-2012; Member of Council, Section of Taxation, 1988-1991; Chairman, Committee on Partnership and Real Estate Tax Problems, 1988-1990)

Representative cases
-Fleming Foods of Texas, Inc. v. Rylander, 6 S.W.3d 278 (Tex. 1999)
-Tex. Comp. Pub. Acct., Policy Ltr. 200206165L (06-07-2002)
-Estate of Bailey v. Commr, 79 TC 441 (1982)
-741 F.2d 801 (5th Cir. 1984)
-TCMemo 1985-274

Biographical details
-Member, Order of the Coif
-Research Editor, Southwestern Law Journal, 1964-1965
-Designated, Texas Monthly Super Lawyer, 2003-2010
-Real Estate Tax Planning, Little, Brown & Co., 1977 w/ 1981 Supp.; Real Estate Tax Planning Forms, Little, Brown & Co., 1981
-Co-Author: Texas Tax Code Annotated, West Publishing Co., 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
-Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, 1970-1981
-Lecturer, Partnership Taxation, University of Texas School of Law, Spring 1985
-Chairman Emeritus, Annual Texas Federal Tax Institute
-Member of Board of Directors, Texas State Historical Association, 2007-2010
-Chairman, Board of Directors, Texas Federal Tax Institute, 2012
-Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization








J. Scott Morris, P.C.
J. Scott Morris

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.
-State and federal taxation
-Asset planning
-Property tax
-Wills and trusts
-Tax law
-Tax litigation
-Tax planning
-Estate planning

Admitted
-Texas, 1966
-U.S. Tax Court, 1979
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 2001

Education
-Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1965
-Harvard University, LL.M., 1967
-Rice University, A.B., 1962
-University of Virginia, Graduate Studies, Department of Economics (not a degree candidate), 1977

Special agencies
-Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas (Sales and Use Taxes, Excise -
Taxes and Margin Tax/Franchise Tax)
-Texas County Appraisal Districts (Property Taxes)
-Internal Revenue Service

Associations & memberships
-State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections of: Taxation; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law; Corporation, Banking and Business Law; Chairman, Section of Taxation, Annual Advanced Tax Institute, 1985-1995; Chairman Emeritus and Member, Planning Committee, 1996-2012; Member of Council, Section of Taxation, 1988-1991; Chairman, Committee on Partnership and Real Estate Tax Problems, 1988-1990)

Representative cases
-Fleming Foods of Texas, Inc. v. Rylander, 6 S.W.3d 278 (Tex. 1999)
-Tex. Comp. Pub. Acct., Policy Ltr. 200206165L (06-07-2002)
-Estate of Bailey v. Commr, 79 TC 441 (1982)
-741 F.2d 801 (5th Cir. 1984)
-TCMemo 1985-274

Biographical details
-Member, Order of the Coif
-Research Editor, Southwestern Law Journal, 1964-1965
-Designated, Texas Monthly Super Lawyer, 2003-2010
-Real Estate Tax Planning, Little, Brown & Co., 1977 w/ 1981 Supp.; Real Estate Tax Planning Forms, Little, Brown & Co., 1981
-Co-Author: Texas Tax Code Annotated, West Publishing Co., 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
-Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, 1970-1981
-Lecturer, Partnership Taxation, University of Texas School of Law, Spring 1985
-Chairman Emeritus, Annual Texas Federal Tax Institute
-Member of Board of Directors, Texas State Historical Association, 2007-2010
-Chairman, Board of Directors, Texas Federal Tax Institute, 2012
-Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization








Firm Overview

Austin lawyer focuses on tax law, taxation and asset planning
J. Scott Morris, P.C. handles tax law issues such as taxation and asset planning in Austin and throughout Texas. His firm has a strong reputation for saving difficult cases and helping clients come out ahead. J. Scott Morris has published books in the field of tax law and has 32 years of experience. He brings his extensive knowledge and experience in the subject to your case.

Main Office

Main Office
3355 Bee Caves Road, Suite 202
Austin, TX 78746-6673

Phone

512-457-8523

J. Scott Morris, P.C.
J. Scott Morris

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.
-State and federal taxation
-Asset planning
-Property tax
-Wills and trusts
-Tax law
-Tax litigation
-Tax planning
-Estate planning

Admitted
-Texas, 1966
-U.S. Tax Court, 1979
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 2001

Education
-Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1965
-Harvard University, LL.M., 1967
-Rice University, A.B., 1962
-University of Virginia, Graduate Studies, Department of Economics (not a degree candidate), 1977

Special agencies
-Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas (Sales and Use Taxes, Excise -
Taxes and Margin Tax/Franchise Tax)
-Texas County Appraisal Districts (Property Taxes)
-Internal Revenue Service

Associations & memberships
-State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections of: Taxation; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law; Corporation, Banking and Business Law; Chairman, Section of Taxation, Annual Advanced Tax Institute, 1985-1995; Chairman Emeritus and Member, Planning Committee, 1996-2012; Member of Council, Section of Taxation, 1988-1991; Chairman, Committee on Partnership and Real Estate Tax Problems, 1988-1990)

Representative cases
-Fleming Foods of Texas, Inc. v. Rylander, 6 S.W.3d 278 (Tex. 1999)
-Tex. Comp. Pub. Acct., Policy Ltr. 200206165L (06-07-2002)
-Estate of Bailey v. Commr, 79 TC 441 (1982)
-741 F.2d 801 (5th Cir. 1984)
-TCMemo 1985-274

Biographical details
-Member, Order of the Coif
-Research Editor, Southwestern Law Journal, 1964-1965
-Designated, Texas Monthly Super Lawyer, 2003-2010
-Real Estate Tax Planning, Little, Brown & Co., 1977 w/ 1981 Supp.; Real Estate Tax Planning Forms, Little, Brown & Co., 1981
-Co-Author: Texas Tax Code Annotated, West Publishing Co., 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
-Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, 1970-1981
-Lecturer, Partnership Taxation, University of Texas School of Law, Spring 1985
-Chairman Emeritus, Annual Texas Federal Tax Institute
-Member of Board of Directors, Texas State Historical Association, 2007-2010
-Chairman, Board of Directors, Texas Federal Tax Institute, 2012
-Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization








J. Scott Morris, P.C.
J. Scott Morris

He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.
-State and federal taxation
-Asset planning
-Property tax
-Wills and trusts
-Tax law
-Tax litigation
-Tax planning
-Estate planning

Admitted
-Texas, 1966
-U.S. Tax Court, 1979
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 2001

Education
-Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1965
-Harvard University, LL.M., 1967
-Rice University, A.B., 1962
-University of Virginia, Graduate Studies, Department of Economics (not a degree candidate), 1977

Special agencies
-Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas (Sales and Use Taxes, Excise -
Taxes and Margin Tax/Franchise Tax)
-Texas County Appraisal Districts (Property Taxes)
-Internal Revenue Service

Associations & memberships
-State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections of: Taxation; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law; Corporation, Banking and Business Law; Chairman, Section of Taxation, Annual Advanced Tax Institute, 1985-1995; Chairman Emeritus and Member, Planning Committee, 1996-2012; Member of Council, Section of Taxation, 1988-1991; Chairman, Committee on Partnership and Real Estate Tax Problems, 1988-1990)

Representative cases
-Fleming Foods of Texas, Inc. v. Rylander, 6 S.W.3d 278 (Tex. 1999)
-Tex. Comp. Pub. Acct., Policy Ltr. 200206165L (06-07-2002)
-Estate of Bailey v. Commr, 79 TC 441 (1982)
-741 F.2d 801 (5th Cir. 1984)
-TCMemo 1985-274

Biographical details
-Member, Order of the Coif
-Research Editor, Southwestern Law Journal, 1964-1965
-Designated, Texas Monthly Super Lawyer, 2003-2010
-Real Estate Tax Planning, Little, Brown & Co., 1977 w/ 1981 Supp.; Real Estate Tax Planning Forms, Little, Brown & Co., 1981
-Co-Author: Texas Tax Code Annotated, West Publishing Co., 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
-Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, 1970-1981
-Lecturer, Partnership Taxation, University of Texas School of Law, Spring 1985
-Chairman Emeritus, Annual Texas Federal Tax Institute
-Member of Board of Directors, Texas State Historical Association, 2007-2010
-Chairman, Board of Directors, Texas Federal Tax Institute, 2012
-Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization








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