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With an advanced law degree in taxation, Steven Hogan advises clients on business organization and formation, structuring, and tax and estate planning. He also represents businesses and individuals faced with assessments and audits.

Steven Hogan is a shareholder with Ausley McMullen and practices in the areas of Tax, Estate Planning, and Commercial Litigation.

In his Tax and Estate Planning practice, Steven represents businesses and individuals faced with assessments or audits from the Florida Department of Revenue and the IRS, and on estate planning matters. He also advises clients on business matters including organization and formation, structuring, and tax planning. In his Commercial Litigation practice, Steven focuses on resolving commercial disputes among businesses.

A frequent writer and speaker, Steven’s scholarship in the field of tax law has appeared in publications such as The Florida Bar Journal, State Tax Notes, and Bloomberg/BNA. Additionally, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Florida State University School of Law.

Steven has served multiple terms as a Director of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar, including three terms as the Director of the State Tax Division.

Before joining the firm, Steven served at the Florida Supreme Court as a Judicial Extern in the office of Justice Charles T. Canady.

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, LL.M., magna cum laude, August 2020, Taxation
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, May 2010
    • Senior Articles Editor of the Florida State University Law Review
  • University of South Florida, M.Ed., December 2006, Educational Leadership
  • University of South Florida, B.A., December 2002, Social Science Education

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida (2010)
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (2011)
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (2011)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida (2011)
  • United States Tax Court (March 2013)
  • Director, Tax Section of The Florida Bar: 2014-2015 (State Tax Division); 2016-2017 (State Tax Division); 2017-2018 (State Tax Division); 2018-2019 (Membership and Marketing); 2020-2021 (Director at Large); 2021-2022 (Membership and Marketing); 2022-2023 (Membership and Marketing)
  • William H. Stafford American Inn of Court, 2011 - 2017
  • Member of Leadership Florida: Connect Class IV
  • Florida State University School of Law, Adjunct Professor in Estate Planning
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite; 2015 Up and Comer, 2016 – 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015 - 2020
  • Member of the Order of the Coif, Florida State University, 2010
  • Tax Section Hall of Champions Interview: Bob Pierce, Interview on behalf of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (May 2018).
  • Tax Section Hall of Champions Interview: Bob Panoff, Interview on behalf of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (March 2018).
  • Tax Section Hall of Champions Interview: Bill Townsend, Interview on behalf of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (Dec. 2017).
  • Tax Section Hall of Champions Interview: Sam Ullman, Interview on behalf of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (Nov. 2017).
  • Hot Topics in Florida Tax, CPE Presentation for the Florida Institute of CPAs, Tallahassee Chapter (Oct. 10, 2017).
  • Ullman Year In Review 2017: State and Local Tax Update, CLE Presentation for the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (July 1, 2017).
  • Statutes of Limitation in Florida Tax Cases, CLE Presentation for the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (May 10, 2017).
  • Retroactivity in Tax Law: A Conversation with Professor Steve R. Johnson, CLE Presentation for the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (March 8, 2017) (Co-presented with Professor Steve R. Johnson, FSU Law).
  • Ullman Year In Review 2016: State and Local Tax Update, CLE Presentation for the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (July 4, 2016).
  • The Economic Substance Doctrine in Florida State and Local Taxation, CLE Presentation for the Tax Section of the Florida Bar (May 20, 2016) (co-presented with Mark Holcomb).
  • Florida Commercial Rental Transactions, CPE presentation for the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, FICPA Mega Conference (June 10, 2015).
  • Tax Consequences of Windsor: How the Windsor Decision Affects the Tax Status of Same-Sex Couples, Continuing Legal Education Presentation for Legal Services of North Florida (May 29, 2014).
  • Ullman Year in Review 2014: State and Local Tax Update, CLE Presentation for the Tax Section of The Florida Bar (July 4, 2014) (Co-presented with H. French Brown).
  • Florida Sales and Use Tax: What Every Buyer and Seller Should Know, Continuing Professional Education Presentation for Purvis Gray & Company, LLP (June 27, 2014).
  • Advising the Multi-State Business: Navigating State and Local Tax Issues in Domestic "Cross-Border" Transactions, Continuing Legal Education Presentation for the Tax Section of the Florida Bar (Oct. 23, 2013).
  • Florida Sales Tax and Protest Procedures, Continuing Professional Education Presentation to the Tallahassee Chapter of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Sept. 10, 2013).
  • Florida Enterprise Zone Tax Incentives: Overview and Emerging Issues, Continuing Legal Education Presentation for the Tax Section of the Florida Bar (April 24, 2013).
  • Florida Tax Incentives: 2013 Legislative Update, Presentation to the Tax Section of the Florida Bar (July 6, 2013).
  • Florida Sales and Use Tax: A General Overview, Continuing Legal Education Presentation for the Tax Section of the Florida Bar (Oct. 24, 2012).