Scott Cashman is an attorney at Bowditch & Dewey where he serves as the Tax Manager for the firm’s Estate, Financial, and Tax Planning practice area. He is responsible for the preparation and oversight of all fiduciary, individual, and corporate income returns as well as estate and gift tax and nonprofit tax compliance. Scott represents clients in audits and trains new associates in tax compliance as well as being a co-editor of the Don't Tax Yourself Blog. He serves as a tax and accounting resource for the entire firm.
As an investment adviser with B & D Advisors, Scott helps clients implement and fund estate plans. Scott understands the importance of tax diversification of assets and he assists clients with navigating the various options to find the best strategy for their specific needs. He also helps businesses and non-profits to navigate options for succession and continuity planning, as well as implementing programs to retain and recruit employees.
Scott retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Army Reserves after 31 years of combined Reserve, National Guard, and Active service which included Uzbekistan and Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Scott was most recently assigned to the Office of the Judge Advocate General Legal Assistance Policy Division at the Pentagon. Scott was also appointed and served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York from 2003-2004.
- D., New England School of Law
- S., Taxation, Bentley University Graduate School of Business
- CFP, College for Financial Planning
- A., Economics, Framingham State University
Scott passed his Series 7 exam as well as his Series 63.