Clients want certainty in their state and local tax posture, and we can deliver it when they allow us to get an earlier line of sight into their risk evaluation of any uncertain tax positions.

Scott Susko

EY US Indirect Tax Controversy (SALT) Leader

Enjoys fly fishing, golf and baseball. Husband. Father.

Scott is a Principal in the National Tax Department and serves as the firm’s US Indirect Tax Controversy (SALT) Leader.

In this role, he provides thought leadership on technical matters, establishes and monitors quality control standards, coordinates the State Tax Desk Network, maintains key relationships with various state tax authorities and industry groups, develops EY technology to enhance the delivery of controversy-related services to clients, and sets the overall strategic vision for the SALT Controversy practice.

Previously, Scott was a partner at a global law firm specializing in multijurisdictional SALT matters involving planning, risk management, merger and acquisition activity, government relations and litigation.

Scott earned a JD from Albany Law School, an LLM in Tax from Boston University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Siena College. Scott practiced law for almost 15 years.

How Scott is building a better working world

"While the matters of tax controversy are adversarial in nature, the successes we have experienced have come as a result of our cooperation with state tax authorities to bring certainty to our clients’ tax posture. Combined with our approach in planning ahead, our services help businesses and individuals build a better working world. "

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