Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Partner, CPA · +1 (972) 748-0206
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Chris Johnson is a partner in the income tax practice of Baker Tilly.

Chris Johnson, a partner with Baker Tilly, has nearly 30 years of experience advising clients on federal, state and international tax matters. 

Chris has a reputation for providing highly technical, strategic, accurate and timely tax advice across multiple tax disciplines and multiple industries. He takes a practical, consultative approach emphasizing that sound tax advice must act in holistic concert with business and commerce considerations.

  • Large consolidated subchapter C compliance, consulting and planning: consolidated stock basis studies, earnings and profits studies and loss disallowance rule consulting
  • Consulting on ASC 740 – Accounting for Income Taxes, FIN 48 – Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes
  • Extensive experience with the Research Tax Credit: study preparation, consulting, planning and federal and state exam management
  • Extensive experience with the Rehabilitation Tax Credit: consulting, planning and calculations
  • Consults on tax accounting methods and periods
  • Consults on mergers and acquisitions, entity selection and structuring
  • Extensive consulting experience with IRS Exam management, issue development and resolution
  • Large subchapter K compliance, consulting and planning
  • Multistate income tax compliance and consulting
  • Extensive industry experience in software and technology, semiconductor, aerospace and defense, construction and real estate, manufacturing, retail, and restaurant
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants




The University of Texas (Austin)
Bachelor of Business Administration

The University of Texas at Dallas
Masters of Business Administration

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2020 election impacts on tax and wealth planning