Peter K. Scott Associates
Peter K. Scott is a lawyer with 40 years of experience in tax practice in both the public and private sectors. From 1990 to 1999, he was a tax partner in the Washington National Tax offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and its predecessor, Coopers & Lybrand, LLP, where his practice focused on the representation of clients before the IRS National Office on rulings and other technical issues, and in tax audits and appeals. He is also a key advisor to the employee relocation and household goods moving industries, serving as Tax Counsel to Worldwide ERC and as outside tax advisor to the American Moving and Storage Association. He is the author of the tax portion of the Worldwide ERC MasterSource Tax & Legal Library, which is the most complete compilation of the tax law affecting employee relocation, and numerous articles on the subject. His practice areas also include compensation, fringe benefits, payroll tax issues, worker classification, exempt organizations, and general business tax issues.
From 1970 to 1990, he served with the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. From 1988 to 1990, he was the Acting Chief Counsel, the top legal advisor to the IRS Commissioner and head of the Office of Chief Counsel. Prior to that assignment, his positions included Deputy Chief Counsel, with direct supervisory responsibility for all field and national office litigation, legal and policy matters in both the Office of Chief Counsel and Appeals; Associate Chief Counsel (Technical), responsible for a staff of 700 who write the rulings and regulations and interpret the law for the IRS; and Director of the Employee Plans and Exempt Organizations Division.
Peter Scott is a member of the Oklahoma and D.C. bars, and the United States Tax Court bar. From 1995 through 2005, he taught Tax Practice and Procedure in the Masters in Tax Law Program at Georgetown University Law Center, from which he holds an LLM (Tax).
Peter can be reached at:
Peter Scott Associates
1214 E. Main Street
Sunset Beach, NC 28468