Austin

R. Wyker

Associate
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Austin Wyker is an Associate in the Joint Ventures (Co-Leader of this section), Tax and Corporate & Securities sections of the Dallas office of Munsch Hardt.

Austin regularly advises clients on joint ventures as well as domestic and international transactions with a particular focus on the legal, tax and business implications of joint ventures in real estate. He represents both the sponsor and investor in joint ventures and both the acquirer and the target in mergers, reorganizations and acquisitions. Austin also advises entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes on legal, tax and business matters concerning entity formation and general operations. 

Austin has worked with clients in a broad range of industries, including real estate, technology, oil and gas, manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, and retail and consumer products.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Austin worked in EY’s Transaction Advisory Services Group as well as KPMG’s Mergers and Acquisitions Tax Group.

Education

Admissions

  • Memberships

    • Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section
    • State Bar of Texas

Overview

Austin Wyker is an Associate in the Joint Ventures (Co-Leader of this section), Tax and Corporate & Securities sections of the Dallas office of Munsch Hardt.

Austin regularly advises clients on joint ventures as well as domestic and international transactions with a particular focus on the legal, tax and business implications of joint ventures in real estate. He represents both the sponsor and investor in joint ventures and both the acquirer and the target in mergers, reorganizations and acquisitions. Austin also advises entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes on legal, tax and business matters concerning entity formation and general operations. 

Austin has worked with clients in a broad range of industries, including real estate, technology, oil and gas, manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, and retail and consumer products.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Austin worked in EY’s Transaction Advisory Services Group as well as KPMG’s Mergers and Acquisitions Tax Group.

Experience

  • Transactions 

    Assisted client in manufacturing industry on sell side to obtain tax efficient sale by obtaining a “step-up” in tax basis and deferring certain gains. 

  • 9100 Relief with IRS

    Obtained 9100 Relief from the IRS Chief Counsel’s Office in Washington to accept the client's previously misfiled returns as a corporation over approximately eight years

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  • IRS Tax Controversy

    Assisted client in tax controversy with the IRS on the client’s characterization as a “dealer” in real estate for Federal income tax purposes and obtained a settlement for substantially 

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