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Columbia Accounting and Tax Services Accounting Firm, Columbia, MD.

Our Team

Columbia Accounting and Tax Services is a full-service Accounting firm licensed in MD. All our CPA's hold valid MD CPA certificates.

Basit Khan, MS, CFE, CISM
Professional Experience: 

With over 15 years of accounting experience in healthcare, education, not-for-profit and multi-media organizations, Basit, in the capacity of oversees client payroll, bookkeeping, individual and business tax preparation engagements. A Certified Fraud Examiner, Basit broad expertise combined with his meticulous and exacting nature make him especially well-suited for forensic auditing and internal controls.

In addition, Basit has comprehensive technical knowledge of PC-based hardware and software with good understanding of network protocols, network devices in system security, data breaches and recovery methods.

Business & Professional Affiliations:
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, Maryland Society of Accountants
  • Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Education and Certifications:
  • Master of Science in Forensic Science, University of Baltimore, MD
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Baltimore, MD
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Information Security Manager
  • COMPTIA Security+ ce

Umesh K. Pokhrel, CPA, MBA

Umesh Pokhrel, CPA, MBA

Professional Experience

Umesh graduated summa cum laude from Towson University in 2010, and became licensed Certified Public Accountant in 2014. While Umesh worked with variety of firms, his specialty developed with individual taxation and implementation of policies and processes for small businesses. Umesh works with clients with tax planning, QuickBooks consulting, and tax preparation services.

Business & Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals

Education and Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant in the state of MD
  • Master of Business Administration, Morgan State University, MD
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Towson University, MD


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