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




Dedicated attorney. Effective solutions. Proven results.

Taxpayers in Texas are subject to a complex array of state and federal laws that can pose serious problems for their finances and for their businesses. Let J. Scott Morris, P.C. use his expertise to help find the solutions to your tax problems. From his office in Austin, he helps clients across Texas understand how to navigate through the confusing world of tax law. He also provides tax planning and litigation services.

Whether you need help with tax planning, audits, liens and levies, or even preparation of a tax return, J. Scott Morris, P.C. has the knowledge and experience to help you today.

Austin tax law attorney
Tax attorney J. Scott Morris represents clients throughout Texas in all tax-related matters, including:
-Tax planning
-Tax litigation and representation
-Tax return preparation
-Estate and gift tax returns
-Sales tax audits
-IRS-related issues
-Texas tax issues
-Wage garnishment
-Penalty abatements
-Trust fund recovery penalties
-Estate tax audits
-Income tax audits
-Offers in compromise
-Delinquent filing issues
-Installment payment agreements
-Individual and business tax planning engagements
-Releases of levies and liens
-Tax amnesty cases

A firm commitment to our clients' success
J. Scott Morris, P.C. has more than 46 years of experience handling tax issues for individuals, businesses, estates, corporations and foreign companies seeking to bring their businesses to the United States. He analyzes every element of your case to help protect your assets and set up tax schedules and structures that comply with state and federal law. He has extensive experience representing clients' interests in court and in front of tax agencies, and works tirelessly to ensure that you receive the best possible results.

Take the first step toward financial freedom
J. Scott Morris, P.C. has the expertise and ability to handle any tax-related issue. Call 512-457-8523 or contact his firm online and schedule your free initial consultation today.

J. Scott Morris

J. Scott Morris, P.C.

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

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

-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