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Austin C. Carlson

Associate
Education
  • J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2012
  • M.S., Accounting (emphasis in Taxation), Texas A&M University, 2009
  • B.B.A., magna cum laude, Accounting, Texas A&M University, 2009
Bar Admission
  • Texas, 2012

Austin Carlson is a licensed attorney and a Certified Public Accountant.  Austin’s practice focuses on corporate transactions, trust and estate planning, and tax planning and controversy.  Austin works with multinational corporations, small businesses, and individuals to achieve their planning goals and successfully resolve their tax controversies with the IRS and State taxing authorities.

Austin received his B.B.A. in Accounting and M.S. in Taxation from Texas A&M University, and his J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law.

Representative Experience

International Tax Planning and Controversy

  • Austin has a significant amount of experience navigating the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure program, including the opt-out process.
  • International Reorganizations to Optimize Tax Structure
  • Tax Treaty Residency Analysis for Dual Citizens, Resident Aliens, and Non-Resident Aliens
  • Tax Treaty Permanent Establishment Analysis
  • Transfer Pricing

Domestic Tax Planning and Controversy

  • Federal, State, Income and Employment Tax Planning for Businesses and their Owners
  • Internal Revenue Service Audits
  • Offshore and Domestic Voluntary Disclosures
  • Texas Sales Tax Audits

Corporate Formation and Transactional Work

  • Formation of Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships, and Non-Profit Entities
  • Limited Liability Company Agreements
  • IRS Non-Profit Exemption Applications

Trust and Estate Planning and Probate

  • Drafting Wills and Ancillary Documents
  • Drafting Trusts for Estate Planning and Tax Planning
  • Probate of Wills with Independent Administration and Muniments of Title

Professional Activities, Memberships & Affiliations

  • Texas Society of CPAs (2012-Present)
    • Relations with the IRS Committee (2013-Present)
  • Houston Society of CPAs
    • Membership Committee (2012-Present)
      • Vice Chair (2013-2014)
      • Chair (2014-Present)
    • Outstanding Committee Member of the Year, 2013-2014
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Tax Section (2012-Present)
    • International Tax Committee (2012-Present)
      • Vice Chair (2013)
      • Chair (2013-Present)
  • Houston International Tax Forum (2012-Present)
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association (2012-Present)
    • Scouting Committee (2012-Present)