Steven D. Moore

Steve Moore of Jackson Walker

Recognized for his depth of expertise in state tax matters, Steve is one of the state’s leading attorneys for guidance on the Texas margin tax and he frequently speaks on this topic, with ongoing commitments for presentations to Texas State Bar and University of Texas CLE programs.

Steve Moore’s state tax practice includes planning and controversy work on (i) sales tax, (ii) Texas franchise (aka “margin”) tax, (iii) ad valorem tax including Chapter 312 property tax abatements; (iv) Chapter 313 property tax value limitation agreements, and (v) insurance premium and retaliatory tax. Steve is dedicated, from a value-driven perspective, to helping his clients fully comply with and control state tax exposure.

Steve advises multi-state businesses, and regularly provides tax strategy advice relating to business mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. An effective negotiator, Steve works to reach successful and economically viable resolutions to Texas sales, franchise, property, motor vehicle, and insurance premium tax audits. Tothis end, he handles administrative hearings before the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and works with the firm’s litigation group to prosecute judicial resolution of Texas tax cases.

Education
B.B.A., with high honors, The University of Texas at Austin
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law