Mary K. Thomas, CPA, JD is the partner-in-charge of international services for Weaver, the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest with offices throughout Texas. She has 28 years of combined tax and accounting experience, including more than 15 years of international tax and IRS examination experience. Her practice emphasizes global restructuring and refinancing strategies; cross-border transactional planning and management; transfer pricing compliance, documentation and planning; strategic re-sourcing of income and expenses; global VAT, custom duties and tariff compliance/planning; and IRS audit controversy services. Mary earned a Juris Prudence Doctorate degree from Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, D.C., a Master of Taxation degree and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio. She is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) and its Dallas Chapter and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). An author of numerous articles that focus on international business topics, Mary often presents those topics at professional meetings
Originally founded in 1950, Weaver currently has approximately 450 employees and offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland, Odessa and San Antonio. Weaver is ranked the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. The firm is also ranked the 38th largest firm in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting. Accounting Today ranks Weaver the 40th largest U.S. firm in their Top 100 Accounting Firms list. Weaver provides assurance, tax and advisory services to a broad range of clients throughout Texas and beyond. The firm serves companies across a variety of industries, including large national and international corporations, both public and private. In addition to the firm’s assurance and tax services, Weaver also provides transaction advisory; forensic accounting and litigation support; international; property tax; state and local tax; estate planning; and wealth transfer services. The firm also provides registered investment advisory services through Weaver Wealth Management.