Thomas Scott, CPA   

Tax Partner | Growth Advisor and Technology | SaaS | Blockchain and Manufacturing Specialist

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Who I work with

I work closely with the owners of technology, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and blockchain businesses to help accelerate growth, from startups to industry leaders. I also have considerable experience advising companies in the manufacturing & distribution and professional services industries.

My specialty

My specialties include business and individual tax compliance and advising technology startups. I help clients simplify federal, state, local and international tax compliance, while providing innovative ways to drive value through ongoing business consulting that includes tax and strategic savings advisement. I help clients best position their businesses for profitable growth, capital raises and successful exits.


Results I have delivered

Whether I’m helping my clients identify and claim valuable tax credits or creating a tax-efficient structure to increase business value for a future capital raise or exit, I am constantly playing defense to support near-term profitability and playing offense to find future opportunities that benefit my clients.

Unique things about me

I am an automobile enthusiast and I enjoy attending classic car shows. I own a 1966 Buick Wildcat and I love cruising old school in this pristine example of mid-sixties automotive innovation.

One of Thomas' cars
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When I am not at work

I am a family guy, and I love spending time with my wife and children. (But, no eating in Dad’s car.)

People say I am


Approachable, dependable and hospitable — I treat everyone “like family.” Welcome to Aprio.



I earned my Master’s in Accounting & Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University and my Bachelor’s in Accounting from DeVry University. I lead Aprio’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee to continue to advance the firm’s ongoing commitment to valuing differences and empowering every team member’s growth goals. I am an active member of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), the AICPA and the GSCPA.