» University of Houston - B.B.A. Accounting and Taxation 1989

Professional Status

» Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas Professional Affiliations
» Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
» American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Tax Section


1995 - Current
» Director of Taxation, Compton & Wendler, P.C. (formerly J.A. Compton & Co., P.C.) - Practicing public accounting with emphasis in taxation. Provide tax consultation services for corporations, partnerships, trusts and individuals. Preparation of tax returns and related reporting for same. Assist clients with tax planning related to formation and sales of business interests including sales of partnership interests, formation of limited partnerships, and corporate liquidations. Work with clients to minimize state income and franchise taxes through multi-state planning studies. Taxation of estates and trusts including liquidating trusts incident to bankruptcy. International Tax Planning including foreign tax credit studies and expatriate taxation.

Contact Information

Phone: 713-351-7120
Fax: 713-659-8730
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1990 - 1995
» Tax Manager with the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. Responsible for preparation of federal and state income tax returns for Corporations, S-Corporations, Partnerships, and Individuals. Served as key business advisor for clients in a variety of industries including environmental services, health care, oil field services, real estate investment and management. Work directly with top level executives to develop tax planning strategies and savings opportunities. Obtained broad experience in international taxation including issues related to foreign investment in the U. S., Subpart F, international reorganizations and related structural matters. Jointly responsible for management of 16 professional staff and senior staff accountants. Obtained promotion to Manager in 3 1/2 years.
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