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David C. Gair

Partner
D: 469.320.6046
T: 214.954.4135 F: 469.320.6845

Assistant
Sherie Smith
D: 469.320.6103
ssmith@grayreed.com
Education
  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2006
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Editor, Denver Journal of International Law & Policy, 2003-2005; Clinical Practice Award: Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; Scholastic Excellence Award: Labor Law., 2005
  • M.A., Middlebury College, 1999
  • B.A., Bates College, 1996
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2007
  • Colorado, 2005
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2011
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2010
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas, 2010
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2007
  • United States Court of Federal Claims, 2008
  • United States District Court, Western District of Colorado, 2007
  • United States Tax Court, 2006
Language
  • Spanish - Fluent

Blogs

Tax Cheats Can Go Wild In Dallas Texas
Texas Tax Talk
April 16, 2015
The IRS Sucks
Texas Tax Talk
April 14, 2015
Could a Cadillac Health Plan Put the Brakes on Obamacare?
Texas Tax Talk
March 4, 2015
IRS Telephone Fraud By "Mr. F-#-@-K Y-O-U"
Texas Tax Talk
February 16, 2015
Not Paying Your Employment Taxes? Prison Time Could Be In Your Future
Texas Tax Talk
February 11, 2015
IRS Computer Technology is Woefully Inadequate
Texas Tax Talk
February 4, 2015
How to get the IRS to pay your legal fees
Texas Tax Talk
January 16, 2015
Want to get paid like Darryl Strawberry?
Texas Tax Talk
December 22, 2014
What You Need To Prove - Deducting Travel Expenses
Texas Tax Talk
October 28, 2014
"The Situation" for Sorrentinos Getting Worse With Social Media
Texas Tax Talk
September 29, 2014
"The Situation" for Sorrentinos Getting Worse With Social Media
Texas Tax Talk
September 29, 2014
Does Filing for Bankruptcy Really Give You Tax Relief?
Texas Tax Talk
August 29, 2014
Requirements for Alimony - Can it be a good thing?
Texas Tax Talk
August 11, 2014
IRS Takes Money From Dead Mom to Pay For Son's Tax Debt
Texas Tax Talk
July 30, 2014
Is the Internal Revenue Service Lying?
Texas Tax Talk
June 16, 2014
Do we really have a "Taxpayer Bill of Rights"?
Texas Tax Talk
June 11, 2014
Tax and Business Planning for Farmers to Avoid Higher Taxes and Loss of Subsidies
Texas Tax Talk
May 13, 2014
Application for Tax Exempt Status To Be Eased by IRS - Except for the Tea Party
Texas Tax Talk
April 23, 2014
New Guidance From IRS On At-Risk Rules For LLC Member Guarantees
Texas Tax Talk
April 16, 2014
IRS Makes Bitcoins a Tax Headache
Texas Tax Talk
March 26, 2014
First Lady of Tax Fraud
Texas Tax Talk
February 25, 2014
Once you start bribing - I guess it is hard to stop
Texas Tax Talk
February 20, 2014
Gentleman's Club Owner Hit With Fraud Penalty
Texas Tax Talk
February 7, 2014
Crowdfunding and Taxes in Kickstarter: Everybody Wants Their Share
Texas Tax Talk
January 20, 2014
How to Choose a Tax Return Preparer?  Watch out for Fraud
Texas Tax Talk
January 3, 2014
How to Choose a Tax Return Preparer?  Watch out for Fraud
Texas Tax Talk
January 3, 2014
Tax Exemption for Ministers Unconstitutional?
Texas Tax Talk
November 27, 2013
Qualified Domestic Relations Orders: Little-Known Issues Involving Dividend Pass-Through Elections And Same-Sex Spouses
Texas Tax Talk
November 20, 2013
Expansion of IRS Innocent Spouse Relief
Texas Tax Talk
November 12, 2013
Cuban Beats SEC, But Can He Deduct His $8 Million in Attorney Fees?
Texas Tax Talk
October 17, 2013
Solution to the "Obamacare" Fiasco?
Texas Tax Talk
October 9, 2013
Breaking Bad and Tax Planning?
Texas Tax Talk
October 1, 2013
What You Need to Know About the IRS Shutdown
Texas Tax Talk
October 1, 2013
Video interview: Discussing Johnny Manziel and potential tax trouble with LXBN TV
Texas Tax Talk
September 16, 2013
Part Two - Could "Johnny Football" Go To Jail?
Texas Tax Talk
September 16, 2013
Could Johnny Football Go To Jail?
Texas Tax Talk
September 11, 2013
IRS announces that all legal same-sex marriages will be recognized for federal tax purposes
Texas Tax Talk
August 29, 2013
Are you a small business?  You need to take advantage of the small business heath care credit
Texas Tax Talk
August 26, 2013
Volunteerism, Charity and Tax Breaks
Texas Tax Talk
July 31, 2013
Avoiding Double Payroll Tax with your Asset Acquisition
Texas Tax Talk
July 18, 2013
What is the "Alternative Minimum Tax" in a nutshell?
Texas Tax Talk
July 12, 2013
Are you required to file an income tax return?  Myths of unconstitutionality debunked.
Texas Tax Talk
July 8, 2013
Top Reasons For Not Talking to an IRS Special Agent
Texas Tax Talk
June 27, 2013
"Breaking Bad" and Tax Evasion
Texas Tax Talk
June 20, 2013
Deadline to File FBARs Quickly Approaching
Texas Tax Talk
June 13, 2013
Top 5 Tax Mistakes that Doctors Make
Texas Tax Talk
May 30, 2013
IRS Announces Information Sharing Agreement with Australia and the UK to Combat Tax Evasion
Texas Tax Talk
May 10, 2013
Basics of Stock Redemptions
Texas Tax Talk
May 9, 2013
Guide to Deducting Meals and Entertainment Expenses
Texas Tax Talk
May 1, 2013
IRS worker classification - what is the common law test?
Texas Tax Talk
April 26, 2013
IRS Phishing Fraud - What Can You Do?
Texas Tax Talk
April 11, 2013
New IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Forms
Texas Tax Talk
March 23, 2013
Tax Time is Coming - Avoid Penalties and Problems
Texas Tax Talk
March 12, 2013
Gambling in Oklahoma - What are the tax responsibilities for Texans?
Texas Tax Talk
February 26, 2013
US and Switzerland sign agreement to combat tax evasion.
Texas Tax Talk
February 14, 2013
What are the IRS "Injured Spouse" rules and how do they apply in Texas?
Texas Tax Talk
February 12, 2013
How do the Federal Sentencing Guidelines work?
Texas Tax Talk
February 1, 2013
Opportunity for Retroactive 2012 Gift from IRA to Charity: But You Must Act Before February 1, 2013
Texas Tax Talk
January 25, 2013
What is a IRS Nominee Lien and what can I do about it?
Texas Tax Talk
January 21, 2013
Simplified Home Office Deduction Option Announced By IRS
Texas Tax Talk
January 17, 2013
What are the basics of 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act?
Texas Tax Talk
January 7, 2013
Hiding Assets in Foreign Countries?  Not a good idea
Texas Tax Talk
January 4, 2013
IRS Temporarily Expands Eligibility for Misclassified Worker Settlement Program
Texas Tax Talk
December 20, 2012
Act Now to Avoid Paying More Tax
Texas Tax Talk
December 12, 2012
Identity Theft and the IRS - what can you do?
Texas Tax Talk
December 11, 2012
How does the Obamacare Net Investment Income Tax Work?
Texas Tax Talk
December 4, 2012
IRS Abuse and the Tweel Doctrine
Texas Tax Talk
November 29, 2012
Is the Circular 230 disclaimer in emails going away?
Texas Tax Talk
November 14, 2012
How failing to file franchise tax returns causes personal liability
Texas Tax Talk
November 13, 2012
What is the penalty for filing a partnership return late?
Texas Tax Talk
November 12, 2012
Can I deduct my losses from Hurricane Sandy?
Texas Tax Talk
November 7, 2012
What does my IRS Notice mean?
Texas Tax Talk
November 5, 2012
IRS offshore compliance for businesses and individuals
Texas Tax Talk
October 23, 2012
Whistleblower Award - How to get the IRS to pay you!
Texas Tax Talk
October 19, 2012
New Innocent Spouse Rules Make Tax Relief Easier
Texas Tax Talk
October 11, 2012
How to Shift the Burden of Proof to the IRS
Texas Tax Talk
October 4, 2012
How to do a Voluntary Disclosure with the Texas Comptroller
Texas Tax Talk
October 1, 2012