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Seth Johnson

737 209 4267

Seth Johnson, director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 2018 and leads the tax practice in Austin. He brings more than a decade of experience in tax compliance, consulting and accounting services offering valuable industry solutions.


  • Leads tax service engagements for a broad array of clients with federal, state and foreign tax filings
  • Specializes in private equity as well as venture capital groups, including advising on complex partnership allocation issues, structuring incentive units, group/entity formation, valuations and exit strategy analysis
  • Experienced in ASC 740 Income Taxes including valuation allowance analysis, APB 23 assertions (permanently re-invested earnings), FIN 48 analysis (uncertain tax positions) purchase price accounting and footnote disclosures
  • Pursues creative solutions and process optimization to enhance engagement efficiencies, overall service quality and exceed client expectations
  • Consults on accounting methods including uniform capitalization issues, fixed/intangible asset depreciation and cash/accrual issues
  • Provides technical support for client operations in upstream and midstream oil and gas activities including depletion, IDC limitations, unit of accounting elections and purchase/disposal of working and royalty interest


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Texas Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Thought Leadership

  • Texas Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Business Forums International – Executive Committee Board Member Seth Johnson, page 2
  • Founding Austin
  • Pease Park – Finance Committee Member
  • Young Men’s Business League – Recruiting board


Texas State University
Master of Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting