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Founder Donald B Walter, CPA, resides in Seattle, Washington, USA, and is principal of a successful CPA practice founded in 1991.

Donald B. Walter, CPA

Donald B. Walter, CPA

Ever since the firm’s founding, Mr. Walter has emphasized an expertise in international tax issues – both income and estate – facing US expatriates overseas, couples of mixed US and non-US citizenship, and resident and non-resident aliens and the various business, partnership and trust entities such clients often own.

Prior to entering public practice in 1989, Mr. Walter was a chief financial officer in the private sector for almost a decade, and also served as a Vice- president of the Export Assistance Center of Washington for four years, specializing in international trade finance.

Mr. Walter teaches seminars to other accounting professionals in the field of international taxation, and has also taught seminars in cooperation with the University of Washington, Seattle University, and the US Small Business Administration.

A 1974 Seattle University MBA graduate, having earlier graduated from Ohio State University, Mr. Walter served as an officer in the US Coast Guard, after which has followed a 25 year professional career centering on public and private accounting and finance.

In addition to serving on the board of the World Affairs Council, Mr. Walter is a member of the Washington State CPA Society, the World Trade Club of Seattle, the Japan-America Society, the Dutch-American Chamber of Commerce, the French-American Chamber of Commerce and the British-American Chamber of Commerce.

Ebon D. Ameen, CPA, resides in Seattle, Washington, USA, and is Senior Tax Manager of GlobalTaxHelp.com.

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Ebon D. Ameen, CPA

Mr. Ameen joined GlobalTaxHelp.com in December 2005, and brings a decade of accounting and tax compliance experience to this key position. Born in San Francisco and raised in Eugene, Oregon, Mr. Ameen is a June, 1994 graduate of the University of Oregon in Eugene with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

In the decade following, Mr. Ameen worked in a variety of increasingly responsible positions in various areas of business controllership, accounting and tax. Positions were with both for-profit and not-for-profit entities large and small. Individual and small business tax compliance and preparation experience has played an increasingly larger role in career growth. Mr. Ameen’s focus since joining GlobalTaxHelp.com has been almost exclusively in the areas of expatriate and foreign national income taxation, and in addressing the unique tax compliance issues central to these areas.

CPA Licenses:

Mr. Walter is individually licensed (#09096) as a CPA, and the firm of Donald B. Walter CPA is separately licensed (#2574) by the Washington State Board of Accountancy. Mr. Walter is also a 20-plus year member of the Washington State CPA Society, member ID number: 5233.

Mr. Ameen is individually licensed (#26733) as a CPA by the Washington State Board of Accountancy. He is also a member of the Washington State CPA Society, member ID number: 16824.

CPA license status for both Mr. Walter and Mr. Ameen can be checked on the website of Washington State Board of Accountancy. Entering either of their last names in the appropriate CPA search window should provide license details.

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