Rifat Islam

Rifat Islam

Director of State & Local Tax

Rifat Islam

Director of State & Local Tax

Former Texas Comptroller State Tax Auditor (2010 – 2013)



Phone/Fax/SMS: 832-726-0620
Email: Rifat.Islam@TexasTaxGroup.com


BBA Accounting, Minor IAS, University of Houston 2010

Deans List 2008

Practice Areas

  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Direct Pay Sales Tax
  • Hotel Occupancy Tax
  • Severance Tax
  • Mixed Beverage Tax
  • Motor Vehicle Tax
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Refunds
  • Managed Audits
  • Voluntary Disclosure Agreements
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Inactive Officer Defense/Personal Fraud Assessment (Tax Code 111.061)
  • Successor Liability: Purchasor (Tax Code 111.020)/Fraudulent Transfer (Tax Code 111.024)/Jeopardy Assessment (Tax Code 111.022)



  • Severance Tax Consultant

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

  • State Tax Auditor

Short list of audits conducted while with the Texas Comptroller: 

  • Aker Solutions Drilling Technologies, Inc.
  • M-I L.L.C. (Subsidiary of Schlumberger)
  • Vetco Gray Inc. (Subsidiary of GE Oil & Gas)
  • Pasadena Refining System, Inc
  • Houstonian Campus, LLC (The Houstonian)
  • CE Restaurant Holdings, L.L.C. (DBA: Cafe Express)
  • Landmark Industries (DBA: Timewise Food Stores)
  • Prime Communications, L.P. (DBA: Prime Mobile-AT&T Stores)
  • Pride Deepwater USA Inc (Subsidiary of Ensco)
  • GX Technology Corporation (Subsidiary of ION)
  • Petro Amigos Supply, Inc.
  • Stress Engineering Services, Inc.
  • Houston Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Center, P.A.
  • Chem One Ltd.
  • The Arena Group, LP
  • Proline Materials, Inc.
  • Dynamic Drilling Systems, LLC

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