R. Scott Jones

R. Scott Jones

Goldstein Jones LLP
  • Tax Law
  • New York State
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R. Scott Jones, Esq. has spent over 20 years in accounting and law practice in the ever-changing area of individual international income and estate taxation. He is a founding partner of Goldstein Jones LLP, a law firm focused on the full spectrum of U.S. tax matters.

During his career, Scott has advised on and implemented tax planning arrangements as lead representative for both individual and corporate clients engaged in the international arena, including multiple Fortune 500 companies. He has successfully led the representation of numerous clients in their negotiated settlements with federal and state tax authorities, and has extensive knowledge of the tax compliance and disclosure arenas.

Scott brings a powerful combination of legal and tax accounting expertise as a result of his legal training, extensive experience with one of the world's largest tax accounting practices and in independent legal practice.

Scott is a dual U.S./U.K. Citizen and a New York Attorney. As a British expatriate himself, he is committed to helping his clients make sense of the complexity of rules and regulations affecting individuals and businesses operating cross-border. His personal focus is on U.S. income, capital gains and estate tax matters and he has delivered numerous articles and presentations under the auspices of a variety of organizations including KPMG LLP, ECA International, New York State Bar Association, Cornell University, British-American Business, Inc., Corcoran and Global HR.

Association of Taxation Technicians Examination, UK
University of Warwick, UK
Bachelor of Laws with Honours | Law
Professional Experience
SilkTunes, Inc.
- Current
- Current
Goldstein Jones LLP
- Current
Senior Manager
Articles & Publications
Thinking of Letters of Assignment and Inter-Entity Agreements as Barriers to Exposure
HR & Corporate Relocation News (
U.S. Gift & Estate Taxation for Non-U.S. Nationals — Tax Traps for the Unwary
KPMG LLP's "The Expatriate Administrator"
Speaking Engagements
Representing Multinational Employees: Special Issues & Considerations, Annual Convention
National Employment Lawyers Association
June 2008
As The World Turns: Perspectives on International Labor and Employment Law, New York State Bar Association/Cornell University
New York State Bar Association
March 2008
Perils & Perks of Assignments: Expat. and Secondment Agreements, Repatriation and More", Labor & Employment Law Section, Fall Conference
New York State Bar Association
September 2007
Immigration and Expatriate Tax Update — Decoding New Regulations and Avoiding Existing Traps, British-American Business Inc.
sponsored by KPMG LLP & Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy
March 2005
Global Wealth: Managing Your Investments and Tax Exposure, British-American Business Inc.
KPMG LLP & Merrill Lynch
March 2004
Professional Associations
Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners
- Current
British-American Business, Inc.
- Current
American Bar Association
- Current
New York State Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York State
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States Tax Court
Practice Area
  • Tax Law
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
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Goldstein Jones Website
Contact & Map
Goldstein Jones LLP
Manhattan, NY
30 Wall St
8th floor
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: (914) 214-5579
Fax: (914) 462-4040