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Mr. E. Rhett Buck

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Biography

Publications and Seminars: Individual and Small Business Income Tax Seminar (2000 - 2016), IRS Administrative Appeals (5/22/2015), Bankruptcy Tax Issues (2012-2015), Technical Editor, AICPA Individual Income Tax Course (2001-2013); Representing Non-Filers, Texas State Bar Tax Section, August 29, 2007; Tech Editor, AICPA Corporate Income Tax Course (2010 - 2012); Non-Resident Returns, University of Houston (2000 - 2014); Property Tax Legal Defenses, HC-TSCPA, March 2, 2004; Tax Simplification Policy, Houston Tax Forum, August 27, 2002; S Corporation Franchise Tax Conversions, Houston Tax Forum, June 6, 2002; Tax Law Issues, Daily Court Review, Houston, Texas, 1998; Tax Law Tips Columnist, Texas Law Reporter, 1995-1996. Choice of Entity and Business Formation, Thompson Pub, 1994; Coping with New Texas Taxes, Today's CPA, March 1992; Estate Annuity Valuation, Houston CPA Forum, Sep 1990.

Fellow, College of State Bar of Texas.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Tax Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Business Formation
  • Wills
  • Trusts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-868-9447  Phone
713-868-6157  Fax
bucklawfirm.com
University Attended:
University of Texas, B.A., Navy ROTC - 2nd Lt. USMC, 1972; Pepperdine University, M.S.A., Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society, 1977; University of Texas, M.P.A., Honor Student, 1985
Law School Attended:
South Texas College of Law, J.D., Order of Lytae Honor Student, 1991
Year of First admission:
1991
Admission:
1991, Texas; 1992, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1994, U.S. Tax Court; 2009, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 2015, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Memberships:
Houston Bar Association (Member, Taxation Section); State Bar of Texas (Member, Taxation Section); American Association of Attorney-CPAs (Texas Chapter); Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (Member); Houston Chapter of CPAs (Member, Taxation Committees).
Military:
Captain, USMC
Languages:
Spanish
Reported Cases:
Barton v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2005-97 (U.S. Tax Court, May 3, 2005);
Guest v. Cochran, 993 S.W.2d 397 (Tex. Civ. App.- Houston, 1999);
Watson v. Commissioner, T.C. Summ 2014-108 (U.S. Tax Court, Dec 8, 2014)
ISLN:
912810568

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 23 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/02/15 in Tax Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/02/15 in Bankruptcy

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/29/15 in Tax Controversies

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/29/15 in Tax Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 01/27/15 in Tax Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/23/15 in Estate and Gift Taxation

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    See comments under income tax

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/23/15 in Income Tax

    He prepares helpful annual summaries of new developments and helpful pointers and reminders. Read more

    He prepares helpful annual summaries of new developments and helpful pointers and reminders.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/22/15 in General Practice

    Mr. Buck also devotes himself to educating other lawyers and CPAs.His legal articles are great. Read more

    Mr. Buck also devotes himself to educating other lawyers and CPAs.His legal articles are great.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 01/18/15 in Tax Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/18/15 in Tax Law

    My previous review of Mr. Buck was under "Personal Injury." This was incorrect. I thought that the question was for my practice area, not Mr. Buck's. Mr. Buck's practi... Read more

    My previous review of Mr. Buck was under "Personal Injury." This was incorrect. I thought that the question was for my practice area, not Mr. Buck's. Mr. Buck's practice area is "Tax Law." Please excuse my mistake.

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