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Scott Clayton

Executive Vice President



Scott oversees DMA’s Transaction Tax practice, which includes US Sales & Use Tax, Canada Sales Tax, Value Added Tax, Telecommunications Tax, and Fuel & Excise Tax. He leads a team of expert tax professionals who provide audit and recovery, advisory, and compliance services to the world’s largest public and private companies. Scott focuses on providing a holistic transaction tax solution to DMA’s clients with TRANSACTIONTAX360™. He works closely with clients and DMA teams to develop and implement customized, creative tax solutions that result in tangible benefits. Scott also manages DMA’s State Income & Franchise Tax practice. He leads a team of state income tax professionals who deliver services including audit management & defense, compliance, recovery, advisory, and nexus studies & voluntary disclosure.



34 years in transaction tax; 34 years with DMA

  • Generated $50+ million in transaction tax savings for clients
  • Extensive experience with transaction tax in the US and Canada
  • Instrumental in the development of DMA’s TRANSACTIONTAX360™ approach
  • Managed the development of ATTM, DMA’s transaction tax compliance software that includes robust features not offered by other third-party applications
  • Responsible for the growth of DMA’s Texas operations and established an industry-leading team of professionals who deliver unparalleled client service
  • Conducted numerous successful sales and use tax audit and recovery engagements for a variety of Fortune 1000 companies
  • Completed 250+ transaction tax reviews

Energy & Utilities | Manufacturing | Oil & Gas | Pharmaceuticals | Retail | Service



OCR Technology | Robotic Process Automation (RPA) | SAP AP Validation Utility | TaxARC™



  • Bachelor’s degree, Accounting – Baylor University
  • Member, Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)