Scott Wittlin advises businesses on a wide range of issues that they may face. He provides his client’s with practical advice through the lifecycle of the business. Scott often assists his client’s with entity formation, joint venture agreements, the buying and selling of businesses and business assets and with raising capital. He also advises his business clients on a variety of tax issues.
Scott works with non-profit entities; both public charities and private foundations, helping them to apply for and maintain their exempt status as well as guiding them with their corporate governance concerns.
In addition, Scott helps individuals with estate plans that take advantage of tax benefits and maintain flexibility for the donors and beneficiaries. He also assists clients with the probate and administration of estates.
Scott also represents real estate developers in connection with the purchase and development of office, retail and residential properties. He handles the acquisition, title, zoning and condominium conversion of such properties. Scott represents national banks, mortgage companies and investors in real estate transactions.
Scott brings a breadth of experience to his practice. He began his career as a CPA and focuses on not only the legal needs of his clients but on their business needs. He has been an Adjunct Professor at the Babson College and Suffolk's Sawyer School of Management teaching business law.
Licensed since 2001
Hourly ($300/hour), Fixed (Always)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Community Service Award||Allston Brighton CDC||2008|
|Of Counsel||Sassoon & Cymrot LLP||2003 - Present|
|Attorney||Robinson, David & Rosenbloom||2001 - 2003|
|Attorney||Pricewaterhousecoopers||2000 - 2001|
|CPA||GT Reilly||1996 - 1997|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce||Member||2010 - 2014|
|Boston Estate Planning Council||Member||2005 - 2012|
|Boston Bar Association||Member||2000 - 2006|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||2000 - 2006|
|Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants||Member||1996 - 2015|
|IRS Offer in Compromise||We were able to achieve an agreement for each Taxpayer with the IRS for around $65,000 each. We were able to compromise their debt of $350,000 for about $130,000.|
|Business Purchase||I was able to negotiate a favorable purchase price for the restaurant assets and renewal of the lease.|
|New England Real Estate Journal||Can Entity Owners Pursue 1031 Exchanges apart from their co-owners?||2008|
|New England Real Estate Journal||What Owners of Rental Units Should Know about Condo-Conversion and 1031 Exchanges||2004|
|Banker and Tradesman||1031 Expense Deduction Pitfalls Litter Exchange Deal Landscape||2004|
|Boston University School of Law||N/A||LL.M - Master of Laws||2002|
|Boston University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Massachusetts, Amherst||Accounting/Political Science||Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelors of Art||1996|
|Tax Roundtable||Offers in Compromise||2012|
|Allston Brighton CDC||Home Ownership||2012|
|UMASS Alumni Association||Business Formation and Taxes||2009|
|128 Practioners Forum||Divorce Tax||2009|
|128 Practioners Forum||Bankruptcy and Offers in Compromise||2008|