Scott Mayfield
Tax Partner

Scott Mayfield represents public and private clients on tax consulting and compliance matters including Subchapter C corporations, Subchapter S corporations, partnerships, consolidated returns, U.S. tax aspects of international operations, multi-state income tax, and mergers and acquisitions.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • AICPA Tax Division Member
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants – Fort Worth Chapter Member (TXCPA)


  • B.S. in Accounting, Louisiana State University (Shreveport)
  • M.S. in Taxation, University of Texas at Arlington

Professional Experience

  • Whitley Penn, Fort Worth Office, (1997-Present)
    • Tax Partner (2002-Present)
    • Senior Manager (1997-2001)
  • Ernst & Young, Fort Worth Office, (1990-1996)
    • Tax Manager


  • Year End Tax Planning Ideas, Fort Worth Business Press
  • Impact of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act, Fort Worth Business Press
  • Year End Tax Planning for Physicians, M.D. News
  • PPC’s 1120 Deskbook, Practitioner’s Publishing Company, Technical Editor
  • PPC’s 1040 Deskbook, Practitioner’s Publishing Company, Technical Editor
  • Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, Whitley Penn LLP and Bourland, Wall and Wenzel joint seminar, Presenter
  • Tax Planning Strategies from the 2003 Tax Act, Fort Worth Chapter of TSCPA Controller’s Institute, Presenter
  • Accounting Methods and Periods
  • Advanced Partnership Taxation
  • Consolidated Income Tax Returns
  • ASC 740 Accrual Review and Accounting for Income Taxes
  • IRS Practice and Procedures
  • Inventory Methods and LIFO Inventory
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Taxation of Subchapter C and Closely Held Corporations
  • Taxation of Subchapter S Corporations
  • U.S. International Taxation