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M. Fasal Shariff, founder of Shariff CPA Firm, P.C. was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Plano West Senior High School in Plano, Texas. He received a B.B.A. in Accounting from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Texas. He is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA).
After graduation from SMU, Fasal started his career with BDO Seidman, LLP, a mid-size CPA firm in 2006. He then went on to work with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP and Deloitte & Touche, LLP, both “Big 4” Public Accounting Firms. Working as an audit associate and senior allowed him to experience a wide range of industries and personal clients. This facilitated his ability to solve business and individual tax situations by using a diversity of resources.
Fasal has substantial experience leading and coordinating financial statement audits and audits of internal control over financial reporting with both public and private entities specializing in financial services, consumer products, manufacturing, oil & gas, insurance, and other industries.
In October 2014, he left the Big 4 to start his own practice. His previous experience gave him the expertise to take a comprehensive approach to small businesses and their owners. He has a passion for helping business owners with their tax and financial needs.
Fasal enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and swimming. He likes to read, watch a good series on Netflix, and a healthy lifestyle by going to the gym and eating healthy foods. He is a huge Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks fan.