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Tara Rix, CPA



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Tara Rix, CPA has over 18 years of experience serving a diverse range of clients, from start-ups to multi-national companies, in industries including technology, SaaS, retail, real estate and private equity. Tara specializes in tax issues for flow-through entities and their owners, but has broad experience with corporate taxation as well. Tara began her tax accounting career in PwC’s tax department in 2001, gaining a broad base of experience with this international firm. In early 2004, she followed her penchant for partnerships into industry, handling both tax and accounting issues for real estate investment company Byram Properties. In 2008, she moved to the venture capital firm Austin Ventures, where she managed the tax issues for private equity funds, general partnerships and the founding partners. Tara moved back into public accounting when she joined Holtzman Partners in 2013. During her five years with Holtzman, Tara served a diverse range of partnerships, corporations and individual owners. From compliance to consulting, Tara enjoyed the diversity and challenge of the work as well as the opportunity to build relationships with her clients and colleagues. Tara began working with Rorie Sparkman & Engel LLC in 2019 as a Senior Tax Manager. Tara is a Certified Public Accountant holding a Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.