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

Caroline Cienki, EA (Enrolled Agent)

  • 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
  • EA (Enrolled Agent) – Federally authorized tax practitioner

“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)