BSBAAccounting University of South Dakota
MBAManagement University of South Dakota
Scott Luecke is a Partner in Ernst & Young LLP's National Tax Department - Partnership Transactional Planning & Economics Group. Based in Minneapolis, MN, Scott has more than 18 years of experience providing tax advisory and quantitative services to large multinational corporations and joint ventures in the real estate, private equity, hospitality, gaming, financial services, manufacturing, technology, media/telecommunication, health care and agricultural sectors. He works with clients on all aspects of joint venture and partnership tax matters, including acquisition, formation, operation, restructuring and disposition issues.
Scott has extensive experience with large and complicated joint venture structures in accounting for various partnership tax matters such as the proper maintenance of Section 704(b) and tax capital accounts, waterfall and “target” income allocations, accounting for Section 704(c) differences, determining basis adjustments under Sections 743(b) and 734(b), determinations of partner’s outside tax basis, disguised sale calculations, Section 752 liability allocations, Section 751 “hot asset” computations, tax receivable agreement calculations and assistance with the impact of the partnership tax rules on determining a partner’s deferred tax liability with respect to its interest in a partnership.
Scott is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and the Minnesota CPA Society. He received a BSBA (accounting) from the University of South Dakota and also holds an MBA (management) from the University of South Dakota. Scott is a member of the adjunct faculty in the Masters of Taxation program at Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota, teaching a course on the taxation of partnerships and partners.