Shaun Tobin - Founding Partner 

Shaun Tobin - Founding Partner 

Shaun Tobin, CPA*

Founding Partner

Shaun started his practice as a tax associate at KPMG LLP, serving clients primarily in the Dallas, Houston and Shreveport offices. His industry focuses included transportation, real estate, oil & gas, telecommunications and insurance.  

While in Austin, Shaun has had the opportunity to work with local firms in helping small business taxpayers and nonprofits with all the tax and financial matters that smaller organizations face. He has also developed a specialty working with individual taxpayers who need help solving international tax problems.

Shaun holds a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey and earned a Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana. He is licensed by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy and is a member of the Austin Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Tobin | Patel is not a CPA firm.

 

 

Paul Patel - Founding Partner

Paul Patel - Founding Partner

Paul Patel

Founding Partner

Paul has over three years serving in various tax and accounting roles, including as a staff treasurer at a Fortune 500 company, a staff accountant at a hedge fund, and a tax associate at a public accounting firm in downtown Austin, Texas. He got his start in accounting as a tax intern in the Indianapolis office of BKD LLP.

Paul specializes in tax compliance and planning for individuals and small businesses. He frequently works with clients to develop tax minimization strategies and helps them weigh the pros and cons of financial decisions before they are made. His proactive approach and direct communicative style bring clarity and understanding to complex tax issues. 

Paul graduated from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He serves on the executive committee of a nonprofit organization in the Greater Austin area.