Jason B. Freeman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Frisco, TX

Freeman Law, PLLC
 | 2595 Dallas Parkway, Suite 420
Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: 214-984-3410
Fax: 214-984-3409
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014, 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jason B. Freeman is a founder and managing member of Freeman Law, PLLC, in Frisco, Texas. An experienced tax law litigator, Mr. Freeman represents clients with tax issues such as criminal tax disputes or tax fraud. He also handles matters involving white collar crime, serving clients in Frisco, Dallas, Plano and throughout Collin County, Texas.

Licensed to practice law in Texas since 2009, Mr. Freeman is admitted before various federal courts as well as the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition to his law practice, he regularly gives presentations on legal topics at various bar associations and at seminars.

Mr. Freeman has received several awards over the course of his career for his accomplishments. He has regularly been named among the “best lawyers in Dallas” by D magazine and has been recognized by groups, including the Dallas CPA Society and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

After earning both a bachelor’s degree and a master of public accounting degree from The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Freeman attained his law degree from the Texas Law. During law school, he served as the articles and notes editor for the Texas International Law Journal and as a student clerk for a Supreme Court of Texas judge.

Mr. Freeman is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also belongs to the American Bar Association and the American Institute of CPAs.

 
Practice Areas

Tax: Business (70%)
Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)

Tax (70%): Tax Law

Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Tax Law, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2014, 2016 - 2019

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About Jason Freeman

Admitted: 2009, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.freemanlaw-pllc.com/attorney-bio/

Honors/Awards:

  • Young CPA of the Year, Texas Society of CPAs, 2015
  • 2017, Director at Large - Texas CPA Society, 2014
  • Rising Star - Texas Society of CPA's, 2014
  • Committee Member of the Year - Dallas CPA Society, 2014
  • TSCPA “A Day in the Life” Feature Member, Jan. 2015
  • State Bar of Texas Tax Section Leadership Academy, 2014
  • Member Spotlight:  AICPA’s Tax Section Feature Member, Dec. 2014
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Tax Law, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016 - 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Tax Law, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2015 - 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • CPA, JD

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • McCombs Alumni Network Dallas Chapter, Head of Corporate Relations
  • McCombs Alumni Network Dallas Chapter, Past Board Member
  • McCombs Alumni Network Dallas Chapter
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, DRC Economic Policy Committee
  • Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Development Program (past graduate)
  • Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chair DRC Young Professionals Policy Committee
  • Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, DRC Young Professionals Board Member
  • American Association of Attorneys, President of North Texas Chapter
  • American Association of Attorneys-Certified Public Accountants
  • Dallas CPA Society, Young Professionals Group Committee (past)
  • Dallas CPA Society, Graduate of Leadership Development Academy
  • Dallas CPA Society, Board Member of Leadership Development Academy Task Force
  • Dallas CPA Society, Public Affairs Committee
  • Dallas CPA Society, Chairman CPE Committee
  • Dallas CPA Society, Board of Directors
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Young CPAs and Emerging Professionals Committee
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Legislative Advisory Committee (2015-2016)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Comments Subcommittee
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Federal Tax Policy Committee
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Editorial Board
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Director at Large (2014 – 2016)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Board of Directors (2016-2019)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member of Executive
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Legislation and Policy Committee (past member)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Practice & Procedures Committee
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • DAYL Leadership Class (past graduate)
  • DAYL Judiciary Committee (past member)
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association, DBA Judiciary Committee (past member)
  • Dallas Bar Association, Co-Chairman of the Bench Bar Conference Committee
  • State Bar of Texas, State Bar of Texas Tax Section Leadership Academy (past graduate)
  • State Bar of Texas, Continuing Legal Education Committee (past member)
  • State Bar of Texas, Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Government Submissions
  • State Bar of Texas, Section of Taxation
  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation Criminal Justice Section
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • State Bar of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • YMCA Volunteer
  • Dallas Museum of Arts Junior Circle Member (past member)
  • Texas Exes
  • Dallas Margarita Society, d.b.a. Dallas Children’s Charities, Member, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation Annual Midyear Meeting, Phoenix, AZ – January 23, 2014
  • Important Criminal Tax Developments, American Bar Association Section of Taxation Annual Midyear Meeting, Phoenix, AZ – January 23, 2014
  • Oil and Water: Mixing the Ambiguous Economic Substance Doctrine with the Onerous Economic Substance Penalty, American Bar Association Section of Taxation Annual Midyear Meeting, Phoenix, AZ – January 23, 2014
  • The Bank Secrecy Act and Beyond:  Anti-Money Laundering Programs and Monetary Reporting, Southeast Texas Chapter/TSCPA Annual Chair Dinner with Bankers and Estate Planners, Beaumont, TX – February 6, 2014
  • Business & Regulatory Compliance, Employment Taxes, and Compensation Pitfalls, Southeast Texas Chapter/TSCPA, Beaumont, TX – March 20, 2014
  • Drafting and Implementing BSA Compliant Plans and Procedures, American Bar Association Section of Taxation Meeting, Washington, DC – May 9, 2014
  • Report on Important Developments in Criminal Tax, American Bar Association Section of Taxation Meeting, Washington, DC – May 10, 2014
  • Employment Taxes and Compliance for Businesses, Central Texas Chapter/TSCPA, Waco, TX – May 22, 2014
  • The Foreign Tax Forms (and Law) You Should Know, Meadows Collier Breakfast Seminar, Dallas, TX – May 29, 2014
  • Practice Development Panel, Moderator, Texas Society of CPAs, Fort Worth, TX – June 6, 2014
  • Report on Important Developments in Criminal Tax, American Bar Association Section of Taxation Meeting, Denver, CO – September 20, 2014
  • Employment Taxes and Business Compliance, Corpus Christi Chapter/TSCPA, Corpus Christi, TX – October 24, 2014
  • State Tax Controversies:  The Representation of Taxpayers in Texas Audits, Appeals and Litigation, National Business Institute, Dallas, TX – October 30, 2014
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Programs and Audits, Dallas, TX – November 18, 2014
  • Report on Important Criminal Tax Developments, American Bar Association Section of Taxation Annual Midyear Meeting, Houston, TX – January 31, 2015
  • Initiating a New Client Engagement:  What Kinds of Ethical and Practice Standards Questions Arise for a New Client Representation, American Bar Association Section of Taxation May Meeting, Washington, DC – May 8, 2015
  • Important Criminal Tax Developments, American Bar Association Section of Taxation May Meeting, Washington, DC – May 9, 2015
  • International Tax and Asset-Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client, AICPA Practitioners Symposium & TECH Conference in partnership with the AAA Practice Management Conference & AAM Summit, Orlando, FL – June 10, 2015
  • International Tax and Asset-Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client, CPA Academy Live Webinar – June 15, 2015
  • International Tax for the Everyday Client, AICPA Webcast on the Voluntary Disclosure Program – July 23, 2015
  • Understanding the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, CPA Academy – July 27, 2015
  • The IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and Related Procedures, CPE Think – July 29, 2015
  • The Bank Secrecy Act & Beyond:  Understanding Currency and Monetary Reporting Requirements, CPA Academy – August 13, 2015
  • International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client, CPA Academy – August 25, 2015
  • The Bank Secrecy Act & Beyond, CPE Think Tank – August 26, 2015
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program: An Update, The Knowledge Group Live Webcast – October 28, 2015
  • Partnership Audits & Litigation (TEFRA), Advanced Tax Law Course sponsored by the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas – October 29, 2015
  • 17th Annual MC Taxation Conference, Dallas – November 3, 2015
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, 2015 International Tax Symposium sponsored by the International Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the Texas Bar – November 12 (Dallas) and November 13 (Houston)
  • TSCPA CPE Expo, Arlington, “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Every Day Client” – December 3, 2015
  • Dallas Bar Association Tax Section, Dallas, “The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and Related Procedures” – December 7, 2015
  • TSCPA CPE Expo, San Antonio, “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Every Day Client” – December 8, 2015
  • TSCPA CPE Expo, Houston, “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Every Day Client” – December 11, 2015
  • CPA Academy Webinar, “Bank Secrecy Act & Beyond: Understanding Currency and Monetary Reporting Requirements” – December 28, 2015
  • CPA Academy Webinar, “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Every Day Client” – December 29, 2015
  • CPE in conjunction with the 2016 TSCPA Mid-Year Board Meeting, “Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” – January 27, 2016
  • CPA Academy Webinar, “Bank Secrecy Act & Beyond – Understanding Currency and Monetary Reporting Reqs” – February 12, 2016
  • CPA Academy Webinar, “International Tax and Asset-Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client” – February 26, 2016
  • “Understanding the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” – CPA Academy – March 18, 2016
  • “The Evolution of a Criminal Tax Case” – Washington, DC – American Bar Association Symposium April 1, 2016
  • “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client” – CPA Academy – May 4, 2016
  • “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client” – CPA Academy – May 9, 2016
  • “International Tax and Asset Reporting for the Small Tax Practitioner” – AICPA (American Institute of CPAs) – May 10, 2016
  • “The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and Related Procedures” – San Angelo, Texas – San Angelo CPA Society – May 12, 2016
  • “Understanding the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” – CPA Academy – May 20, 2016
  • “Understanding the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” – CPA Academy – June 6, 2016
  • “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client” – CPA Academy – June 7, 2016
  • “Understanding the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” – CPA Academy – June 22, 2016
  • “Understanding the Stages & Strategies in a Criminal Tax Case” – AICPA – July 19, 2016
  • “International Tax, Metroplex Practice Group” – July 26, 2016
  • “The Nuts & Bolts of a Criminal Tax Case” – Bloomberg BNA – July 27, 2016
  • “Tax-Related Identity Theft” – Fort Worth Tax Institute, Fort Worth CPA Society – August 4, 2016
  • “International Tax and Asset Reporting Compliance for the Everyday Client” – CPA Academy – August 7, 2016
  • “The Bank Secrecy Act & Beyond: Understanding Currency and Monetary Reporting Requirements” – CPA Academy – August 25, 2016
  • “Understanding the Stages & Strategies in a Criminal Tax Case” – AAA-CPA – August 30, 2016
  • “Time to Pay the Piper: The New Partnership Audit Rules and the Impact on Entities of All Sizes” – IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, Orlando, Florida – September 1, 2016
  • “Time to Pay the Piper: The New Partnership Audit Rules and the Impact on Entities of All Sizes” – IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, San Diego, California – September 15, 2016
  • Offshore Tax Enforcement Update – State Bar of Texas Advanced Tax Law Course – Austin, Texas – October 25, 2016
  • Offshore Tax Enforcement and Voluntary Compliance Programs – The State Bar of Texas International Tax Symposium – Dallas, Texas – November 3, 2016
  • Offshore Tax Enforcement and Voluntary Compliance Programs – The State Bar of Texas International Tax Symposium – Houston, Texas – November 4, 2016
  • An Update on Tax Issues – North Texas MENSA – Dallas, Texas – January 15, 2017
  • What Every Family Law Attorney Should Know About Tax Law – Collin County Bar Association Family Law Section – Plano, Texas – February 23, 2017
  • Issues in International Taxation and Enforcement – Dallas Practice Management Group – Dallas, Texas – March 16, 2017
  • Leadership and Career Mapping – Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce – Dallas, Texas – March 23, 2017
  • The FBAR: Everything You Need to Know – Convergence – Dallas, Texas – May 12, 2017
  • The New Partnership Audit Rules – Texas Society of CPAs, Waco, Texas – May 24, 2017
  • Legal and Ethical Issues with Blockchain – Texas State Bar – June 13, 2017
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished – The Limitations and Pitfalls of Tax Code Driven Investment in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, February – March 2012
  • Time Sensitive: Preserving More Favorable Franchise Tax Deductions Through Protective Refund Claims, Meadows Collier Newsletter, March 2012
  • There’s a First Time for Everything: First-Time Penalty Abatements—What They Are and Why You Should Care, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants E-Newsletter, July 2013
  • Five Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Tax Law, Headnotes, Dallas Bar Association, August 2013
  • Five Things (and Then Some) Every Lawyer Should Know About Tax Law, Texas Young Lawyers Association E-Newsletter, August 2013
  • What Role Should the Guidelines Play in Sentencing White-Collar Offenders?, ABA White Collar Crime Newsletter, Winter 2013 Edition
  • Uncle Sam Wants You—To Pay Your 3.8 Percent Tax On Net Investment Income! Meadows Collier Newsletter, December 2013
  • Funding the Taxman—A Brief Foray Into the IRS Budget Debate, AICPA Tax Section Newsletter, October 2014
  • Voluntary Disclosures and Streamlined Relief, Meadows Collier Newsletter, November 2014
  • The Perfect Storm: Has the Tide Turned Against Offshore Tax Evasion?, Today’s CPA, January 2015 (Cover Story)
  • The Taxpayer Advocate Service:  Taxpayers’ Voice at the IRS, AICPA Tax Section Newsletter, February 2015
  • The Perfect Storm: Has the Tide Turned Against Offshore Tax Evasion?, The Texas Tax Lawyer, Winter 2015 Ed., Vol. 42, No. 2, Part 1, March 2015
  • Guiding Clients Through the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, The Tax Advisor,  AICPA, April 2015
  • One Step Forward and Two Steps Back: Identify Theft and Taxes, AICPA Tax Section, June 2015
  • A Look Back at More than a Century: The Federal Income Tax, Today’s CPA, July 2015
  • The U.S. and BEPS: Hurry Up and Slow Down, Today’s CPA Magazine, September 2015
  • The New Highway Trust Fund Bill Paves the Way for Major Tax Compliance and Return Due Date Changes, Today’s CPA Magazine, November 2015
  • The IRS Budget: Taking Stock, Today’s CPA, January 2016
  • The Evolution of Partnerships and Partnership Audits, Today’s CPA, March 2016
  • Internet Tax Freedom: State Taxation and the Internet, Today’s CPA, May 2016
  • Electing Out of the BBA Partnership Rules, The Tax Advisor, June 2016
  • A Brave New World: The Panama Papers and the United States’ Role as a Tax Haven, Today’s CPA, June 2016
  • Bitcoin and Beyond: The Reality of Taxing and Regulating Virtual Currency, Today’s CPA, September 2016
  • A Glimpse Into the New Partnership Audit Rules, The Tax Advisor, October 2016
  • Employment Tax Enforcement is on the Rise, Today’s CPA, November 2016
  • Tax Reform Under a Trump Administration, Today’s CPA, January 2017
  • An Update on International Tax Enforcement, Today’s CPA, March 2017
  • Foreign-Owned Domestic Disregarded Entities: The New Reporting Requirements, The Tax Advisor, April 2017
  • Why (Nearly) Every Partnership Agreement Should be Amended, Today’s CPA, May 2017
  • Partnership Tax Audits: The New Rules, May 2017, AICPA Tax Section Publication
  • Employment Tax Enforcement is Trending, The Tax Advisor, July 2017
  • Employment Tax Enforcement Rising to a Top Priority, The Journal of Accountancy, July 2017

Educational Background:

  • B.B.A., Business Administration and M.P.A., Accounting, The University of Texas, 2005
  • M.P.A., Accounting, The University of Texas, 2005
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Office Location for Jason B. Freeman

2595 Dallas Parkway
Suite 420
Frisco, TX 75034

Phone: 214-984-3410

Fax: 214-984-3409

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