Linda J. Fontaine, CPA

P. O. Box 150128
Austin, Texas 78715-0128
(512) 294-1199
Email: lindafontaine@multitax.com

Experience

Fontaine & Kelley, LLP - Partner

Directs the firm's national practice. Provides consulting with clients in all areas of state and local taxation, specializing in sales and use, franchise, local and state income taxes. Reviews client's operations and forms strategic tax planning recommendations to procure tax savings for clients. Secures refund of overpaid taxes. Provides tax compliance training to client's personnel. Represents clients in various state tax matters including audits, administrative hearings and appeals.


Dell Computer Corporation - Manager, State and Local Taxes


Managed all aspects of state and local tax compliance and planning for a Fortune 500 company, including sales and use, franchise, property, and state income tax. Hired and trained staff, implemented multi-state tax compliance software, consulted with all levels of management on a variety of business projects and tax planning opportunities. Achieved significant reductions in overall state and local tax costs.


KPMG Peat Marwick, Certified Public Accountants - Staff Tax Accountant


Prepared federal and state tax returns and researched complex tax issues in relation to tax compliance and special planning projects. Clients included corporations with multi-state operations, partnerships, and sole proprietorship.


Education and Advanced Training


University of Texas at Austin. Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Bachelors in Business Administration
Speaker at Texas State Taxation Conference
Speaker at Institute of Property Taxation Symposium


Certification / Affiliations


Texas Society of CPAs - Austin Chapter
Institute for Professionals in Taxation
Comptroller of Texas - Industry/Practitioner Liaison Committee
American Electronics Association Texas Tax Committee


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