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Scott Hamilton

CPA, Partner


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Professional Affiliations:

  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Scott Hamilton is a partner at CohnReznick and is the practice leader for the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Services practice for the Firm. Based in the Los Angeles office, he has 18 years of experience as a corporate tax advisor.

Scott has significant experience serving both publicly traded and closely held companies that have operations in multiple international and domestic locations. He utilizes his expertise in R&D tax credits to assist clients with IRS and state audit matters. His technical specialties include orphan drug credits, Section 174 and Section 199 deductions, tangible property regulations, cost segregation, fixed asset outsourcing, and M&E deductions. His experience includes a wide variety of public and private companies across numerous industries including manufacturing, aerospace, medical and life sciences, software development, gaming, and high technology.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, Scott was a managing director at a top 10 accounting firm. His practice focused on the R&D tax credit within the firm’s federal tax consulting group. This group focused on accounting methods and periods, R&D tax credits, fixed asset consulting, domestic production activities deduction, and other similar tax consulting services.

Education

  • B.S., Accounting - Arizona State University
  • Masters of Taxation - Arizona State University

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