Martin  Martinez

Partner-in-Charge - Tax Services - Houston; National Practice Leader - ASC 740

Tax & Business

About Martin

Martin Martinez is a partner-in-charge of the Tax & Business Services division in Houston, Texas and is a member of the Firm’s National Tax Office. Martin serves businesses ranging from the middle market to Fortune 100 companies.

He is skilled in designing and implementing innovative tax planning strategies and integrated software solutions to ensure compliance with global tax regulations, maintain internal controls, drive continuous process improvements, and reduce overall corporate tax liabilities. He has served clients in numerous transaction support roles including planning and structuring, execution assistance, and financial reporting of income taxes (ASC 740/FIN 48 and IAS 12).

His primary focus is corporate and partnership tax matters, including cross-border transactions. Martin serves as a subject matter expert on Section 280E, mergers & acquisitions, and financial reporting of income taxes. He has extensive experience in representing buyers and sellers in M&A transactions.

Prior to joining Marcum, he was a tax partner with a national accounting firm. He also served as a tax director for a Fortune 100 multinational company where he was responsible for overseeing over 200 domestic and foreign entities in the tax department.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA) – Houston chapter
Practice Focus

Federal Compliance and Planning
Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Planning
Section 280E & 471 (Cannabis)
Corporate Taxation
Tax Due Diligence
Tax Structuring
International Taxation
Mergers & Acquisitions


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
University of Houston

Master of Science, Taxation
DePaul University – Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business