Meet Our Team - Christopher N. Thomas, CPA

Christopher N. Thomas

Austin Office Managing Partner

Chris Thomas is the Office Managing Partner in Tidwell Group's Austin office. With over 20 years of public accounting experience, Chris is responsible for providing domestic tax, financial accounting and tax consulting services to individuals, corporations and partnerships in a multitude of industries. He is also responsible for federal and state compliance with partnership tax allocation requirements; tax planning and tax compliance for partnerships and corporations, with a focus on low-income housing tax credit projects and real estate developers.

Chris has a strong focus and active role in Tidwell Group's tax-incentivized real estate and commercial real estate practice. Clients served include housing authorities, non-profit housing organizations and developers across the United States. Chris is a leader and board member for many state and national affordable housing organizations.



  • M.S. Taxation, University of Central Florida
  • B.S. Accounting, University of Central Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member, Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP)
  • Treasurer, Florida Coalition of Affordable Housing Providers
  • Advisory Board Member, Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Texas, Florida, New York , Georgia Society of CPA's
  • Member, National Council of State Housing Agencies
  • Member, Alabama Council for Affordable and Rural Housing
  • Member, New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH)
  • Member, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Credit Group
  • Member, Housing Advisory Group (HAG)
  • Member, Institute for Responsible Housing Preservation (IRHP)
  • Member, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA)
  • Council Member, Urban Land Institute, Affordable/Workforce Housing Council