Kunal Patel, JD is a Houston tax lawyer representing individuals and small businesses before the Internal Revenue service. He represents taxpayers in audits, appeals, collections, and foreign compliance matters.
Mr. Patel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, recognized on the University Honors list. Subsequently he graduated from the University of Houston Law Center where he was invited to the Houston Business and Tax Journal after successfully competing in the write-on competition.
After law school, Kunal decided to pursue his interest in tax by working at the IRS. His experience at the IRS provided him with a unique perspective of IRS procedures and policies. There’s a way the IRS should work and the way it actually works. He is able to provide practical and creative solutions for resolving tax problems. After the IRS, Kunal worked at KPMG LLP. where he provided expat tax services to assignees of multinational corporations. He specialized in cross-border tax issues involving expatriates and foreign nationals. He fully understands the onerous reporting requirements for those with foreign assets and foreign income – including Passive Foreign Investment Companies, FBAR, and FATCA reporting. Read more about our practice areas.
Throughout his career, Kunal has resolved hundreds of tax problems, resulting in favorable outcomes in audit, collections, and IRS Appeals representation. He has successfully represented clients with undisclosed offshore account and income through offshore voluntary compliance procedures.
Kunal has been a Houstonian for 11 years. He resides in Sugar Land with his wife, who is a CPA, and two children. He stays involved in the local community through the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Service.
Attorney is admitted to practice law in all Courts of the State of Texas and the Southern District. He is also admitted by the United States Tax Court to represent taxpayers before the IRS in all 50 states.
Member of the American Bar Association, Taxation Section