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Shawn M. Howard, CPA, MST

Partner, Co-Practice Leader Government Contracting

Shawn M. Howard is a tax partner and co-practice leader of the firm’s Government Contracting Practice. Shawn is currently based in the firm’s Bethesda, Maryland office. He has extensive experience providing various tax services including the review of Federal and multi-state tax returns, and tax strategies for a variety of domestic and international clients, including government contractors, professional services firms, technology companies, and private equity firms.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Shawn held partner and senior management positions at leading accounting and professional services firms. He initially began his accounting career working for a CPA firm in Milwaukee.
Shawn specializes in taxation and issues surrounding partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs), corporations, S Corporations, and their related shareholders or members.
Presentations and Publications
Shawn has been named a “SmartCPA” by SmartCEO and a “Super CPA” by the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and Virginia Business Magazine.
Shawn is a member of the Northern  Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF), Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the British American Business Association (BABA),the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA). He currently serves on the Tower Club Board of Governors and is a member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee.
Education & Licenses
Shawn holds a B.S. in Accounting from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and a M.S. in Taxation from American University in Washington, D.C. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the States of Wisconsin and Virginia. 


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