Focus on what counts

Shawn M. Howard, CPA, MST

Partner

showard@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Marquette University

Master of Science in Taxation, American University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of Maryland, Wisconsin and Virginia

Shawn M. Howard is a tax partner and co-practice leader of the firm’s Government Contracting Practice. Shawn is currently based in the firm’s Bethesda, Maryland office. He has extensive experience providing various tax services including the review of federal and multi-state tax returns, and tax strategies for a variety of domestic and international clients, including government contractors, professional services firms, technology companies, and private equity firms.

Experience

Shawn specializes in taxation and issues surrounding partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs), corporations, S Corporations, and their related shareholders or members.

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Shawn held partner and senior management positions at leading accounting and professional services firms. He initially began his accounting career working for a CPA firm in Milwaukee.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Marquette University

Master of Science in Taxation, American University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of Maryland, Wisconsin and Virginia

Honors & Awards

Shawn was named a “SmartCPA” by SmartCEO, and a “Super CPA” by the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and Virginia Business Magazine.

Presentations & Publications
Affiliations

Member, Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)

Member, Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF)

Member, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Member, British American Business Association (BABA)

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA).

Serves on the Tower Club Board of Governors

Member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee