Temporary hold on accepting new clients

We are grateful for our new clientele in the past 6 months, and now have a month or two delay on accepting new clients.  If you can wait, please let us know; otherwise please contact any of our international tax colleagues as listed on our Referrals page.


Robert Atkins Walker PC is an Austin, Texas-based CPA firm specializing in international taxation and offering highest quality tax, accounting and consulting services including:

  • Tax planning and preparation for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts (U.S. citizens, residents, expatriates and nonresident aliens)
  • Financial Statement compilation
  • Estate tax consultation (domestic and international)

For a listing of clients, please see Clientele.

Robert Atkins Walker, CPA, PhD, MBA

  • Over 35 years experience
  • PhD in taxation and finance, University of Texas at Austin
  • MBA in finance, Stanford University
  • BA in economics, Rice University
  • Winner of the Outstanding [National] Tax Dissertation Award
  • Articles published in Tax Notes and the Virginia Tax [Law] Review
  • CPA licensed in Texas and Washington, DC

liz head shot (cropped & compressed)Liz Laurence, CPA

  • Over 15 years tax and accounting experience
  • BBA in accounting, Texas Tech University
  • M Ed in special education, Texas Woman’s University
  • Previously worked in Germany & with Steven E. Miller, CPA, PC, Dallas, TX
  • CPA licensed in Texas since 1981
  • Valedictorian, Austin (TX) High School

ccienki4_2014-lrCaroline Cienki, EA (Enrolled Agent)

  • EA (Enrolled Agent) – Federally authorized tax practitioner
  • Over 6 years tax and accounting experience
  • MA in acting, Arts Educational Schools & City University, London
  • BA in Russian and Soviet Studies, University of Portsmouth (UK)
  • BTEC ND in Audiovisual Production, The Arts University of Bournemouth (UK)
  • Previously worked with Hays Accountancy & Finance, London
  • Languages:  Russian, German, French

“The best CPA in Austin regarding all kinds of foreign issues is Rob Walker.” (CPA, Austin)

“Splendid work, Rob! Many thanks for getting this done so expeditiously – and with a refund as an added bonus!” (Client, UK/Italy)

“Thank you: I greatly appreciate how professionally and expeditiously you handled my case, especially with a deadline like October 15th adding extra work to your plate.” (Client, Italy/Austin, TX)

“I am extremely happy to recommend his services to any client seeking the most polite, timely, professional international tax offering. I found him extremely knowledgeable on all tax issues and capable of seeking every possible legally available USA tax deduction.” (Client, Australia)

“Many thanks Rob for your help.  You are a true professional and I certainly enjoyed dealing with you.” (Client, United Arab Emirates)