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Ryan Edward Scharar

Tax Attorney at Fort Woth, TX

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2009
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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About Ryan

Learn Ryan’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Corporate and incorporation
    Choice of Entity, Incorporation,Corporate Governance, Termination and Dissolution; Transactional Tax and Corporate Advisory.

    15 years

  2. Tax
    Tax Research, Planning, Compliance and and IRS Tax Controversy Resolution and IRS Representation

    15 years

  3. Mergers and acquisitions
    Stock Purchase/Sale Agreements Asset Purchase/Sale Agreements Employment Agreements, Non-competes

  4. Contracts and agreements
    Draft and Review a variety of Business Service, Employment and Nonprofit Agreements.

    15 years

  5. Estate planning
    Wills, Powers of Attorney, Medical Directives, and Trusts

    15 years

  6. Limited liability company (LLC)

Fort Worth business and tax Attorney-CPA focused on entity formation/governance, mergers/sales, tax planning and compliance, and IRS representation.  I work with small business owners to help them realize their goals and to ensure timely and accurate planning, compliance and reporting.

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Scharar Law Firm, PC
1601 8th Avenue
Fort Woth, TX, 76104

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Posted by Erin | June 11, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Tax Attorney
Whether its for personal tax issues or business taxes, Ryan is the best. He is easy to work with and always responds to calls or emails.
Posted by William | August 28, 2014
Great Small Business Tax Planning Advice
Ryan provided excellent advice to my small business regarding our complicated tax situation. I would not hesitate to recommend him for tax planning or accounting related advice.
Posted by Ryan W. | June 4, 2014
Great tax and entity formation advice
I have used Ryan Scharar for tax, entity formation, and estate planning. He is very knowledgeable and responsive and makes complicated legal issues easy to understand. I appreciate him taking the time to not only explain what he is doing but also the applicable laws and how they affect my business affairs. Highly recommended!


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Work Experience

  • Attorney -CPA
  • Scharar Law Firm, PC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Attorney-CPA
  • Anthony & Middlebrook, PC
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Associate Attorney
  • Brackett & Ellis
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Associate
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP
  • 2003 - 2006
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  • Michigan State University School of Law
  • 2009
  • Baylor University
  • MA - Masters
  • 2003
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Business
  • 2002

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Audit Client vs. Public Accounting Firm
  • Defendant


  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Director
  • 2018 - Present
  • American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Fort Worth - Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Treasurer Elect and Chair - Tax Institute Planning
  • 2009 - Present
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Director
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Director and Past President
  • 2013 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer - Rising Star
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Texas Society of CPAs
  • 2016
  • Top Attorney - Tax
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
  • 2014
  • Jurisprudence Award - Tax
  • Michigan State - Collge of Law
  • 2007
  • Exxon-Mobile Accounting Scholarship
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
  • 2001
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  • Michigan State Law Review
  • The Limits of Securitization: Why Bankruptcy Courts Should Substantively Consolidate Predatory Sub-Prime Mortgage Originators And Their Special Purpose Entities
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Fort Worth Tax Institute
  • Tax Considerations When Structuring Profits Interests
  • 2018
  • Bench Bar
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update
  • 2018
  • University of Malawi - Polytechnic
  • CPA Career Opportunities and Ethics
  • 2015
  • Accounting Firm - CPE
  • FIN 48: The IRS’ New Reporting Standards on Uncertain Tax Positions
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (8)
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Tax Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ryan is a great guy and a better attorney. When I have a tax question I start with Ryan. I've always been impressed with my communications with Ryan and I appreciate his responsiveness."
Business Attorney | Jun 17
Relationship: Friend
"A truly great guy with a sharp mind and an unrelenting work ethic."
Tax Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ryan has a unique ability to break down complex tax and legal issues into terms that can be easily understood. This is a remarkable skill considering the complexity of the Tax Code, and issues that arise at the intersection of the law and taxation. I trust Ryan with tax issues that I run into. I am happy to endorse him."
Tax Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ryan is a great Tax lawyer and a good guy. I highly endorse him."
Tax Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Ryan for over 20 years, and I would not hesitate to refer him to anyone looking for a tax attorney in the DFW area. Ryan is extremely smart, and very knowledgable in all areas of tax and estate planning. He is one of the few tax attorneys that is not only highly qualified, but also down-to-earth, with the ability to effectively communicate with anyone. Just set up a meeting with Ryan, and you won't be disappointed."
Tax Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ryan is the consummate professional. It doesn't hurt that he's also a really going guy."
Tax Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ryan is an extremely hard-working, knowledgeable, competent and ethical attorney and CPA who I would not hesitate to send my clients' most complicated and challenging legal and tax-related issues. I strongly recommend Ryan for expert assistance and guidance."
Tax Attorney | Nov 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"When I have a tax issue, I call Ryan. I've handled a complex property cases with millions in dispute, but I don't get close to a tax question without consulting him first."
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Fort Woth Tax Lawyer Ryan Edward Scharar
Ryan Edward Scharar
Tax Attorney
Fort Woth, TX
Licensed for 14 years