About James

James Hruzek is a partner in the Firm’s Tax & Business Services group of the Firm’s Houston, Texas office. He has more than 30 years of experience, specializing in federal, state and international income taxation; estate planning and taxation; and accounting services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations engaged in a variety of industries, including oil and gas operations and real estate.

Mr. Hruzek joined Marcum in 2018 as the result of a merger with his predecessor firm, GBH CPAs, PC, where he was a shareholder. He began his career with a “Big Four” accounting firm and later joined a regional firm, eventually taking over to lead the management of the practice.


Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA) -Houston Chapter
  • Rotary Club of River Oaks, Past President
  • Houston Business and Estate Planning Council
  • Houston Business Resource Group
  • Houston Wednesday Tax Forum
  • Ducks Unlimited


Articles, Seminars & Presentations

  • The Tax Cut and Jobs Act: Update and Effect on Mergers and Acquisitions, Houston Merger and Acquisition Forum, September 2018
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, Houston Wednesday Tax Forum, July 2018
  • Roundtable on Houston Financial Forecast, Women’s Council of Realtors, Feb 2017
  • Employee Voluntary Classification Settlement Program, Houston Wednesday Tax Forum, April 2014
Practice Focus

Federal & State Taxation
International Taxation
Estate Planning
Accounting Services


Post Graduate Work Masters of Taxation
University of Houston

Bachelor of Economics and Political Science
Rice University