Haislet G. Scott
(Mission Exchange Inc.)
Bio: G. Scott Haislet practices in the areas of taxation, real estate, estate planning, and 1031 exchanges. He is a California attorney and CPA, and 1031 qualified intermediary (“accommodator”). He is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and represented the victorious taxpayer in Owens v. Commissioner, Tax Court Memorandum 2017-157. Haislet writes and lectures frequently about tax, real estate, finance and estate planning and legal issues, and has authored continuing education courses for real estate and tax professionals.
Haislet teaches two different 8-hour CalCPA Education Foundation courses – one on 1031 exchanges and one on real estate taxation. He has appeared periodically on San Francisco radio regarding real estate (most notably KNBR-680 AM’s “Ray Brown on Real Estate” program), and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, Kiplinger, and other publications. He is a member of the State Bar of California (Tax Section), the United States Tax Court Bar, the Contra Costa County Bar Association (past Tax Section chairman), the AICPA and CalCPA. He was chairman for many years for CalCPA’s Real Estate Conference, and is past president of CalCPA’s East Bay Chapter.
Haislet holds degrees from the University of Michigan School of Business and from Taft Law School. He formerly practiced with Price Waterhouse, and was an investment executive with Merrill Lynch. He was a sports writer, covering Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, NCAA football and basketball, among other things (that was a long time ago; he is older than he looks!) “G” stands for Gerald.