Your Partners in Business Success

Our goal is to exceed our client’s expectations by providing exceptional quality services. We thrive when we help your business grow.

We are a team of highly skilled tax professionals with years of experience and expertise in the field of tax, accounting, business advisory, payroll, business consulting, compilation and review services, sales tax audit and financial planning. We provide comprehensive solutions to small businesses. 

No One Size Fits All Approach​

We match every client with the specialized services and experts they need in order to find success. Our experts are here to help you

Solutions for You

We spend time with our clients to understand their business, family and personal needs to determine the best financial solutions

Our Unique Approach​

Our relationship-based approach transcends traditional CPA role where we strive at all times to do what is in the best interest for our clients

Our philosophy centers around our client’s success. Our commitment and dedication has helped us maintain a strong and diverse portfolio of clients covering many industries and business areas.
Top-Tier Service With a Friendly Face

Mohammad Akif, CPA & Co-Founder

Mohammad has extensive tax and accounting knowledge of both US and international combined with super-human research skills. He has over 15 years of tax and accounting experience working in public accounting, industry and with businesses of all sizes. His past experience as a small business owner gives him the unique ability to understand issues, challenges and dynamics of running a small business. He is passionately committed to the success of his clients both operationally and financially. Mohammad is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario). He graduated Cum Laude with B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from University of Houston and M.B.A in the Management from University of Houston-V. Mohammad enjoys spending time with family and supporting his Alma Mater.

Waqar Akif, Co-Founder and CPA

Waqar has over 10 years of diverse experience in accounting and tax with focus on small business. He manages the firm’s day to day operations and continuously strive to add value for client’s day-in and day-out. He is one of our lead accountants handling tax preparation, consulting, and accounting services. Waqar received his with B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from University of Houston and M.B.A in the Management from University of Houston-V. He is currently studying to be an Enrolled Agent. Waqar enjoys taking advantage of beautiful outdoors and does not any opportunity to travel. He loves sports.

Saim Akif, CPA, CFA, CAMS, Realtor

Saim has over 11 years of extensive experience working in public accounting at Ernst & Young, industry, large and small businesses and individuals in addressing both their accounting and tax needs. He tirelessly co-manages the practice and ensures that all engines are running throughout the year. Saim is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA) (There are more doctors in the world than CFAs), Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Realtor and most important all-around tax and accounting whiz. Saim graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of Houston with a B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance. Saim enjoys spending time with family, supporting his Houston Cougars in various sports and traveling around the world.


Anne Joined us in the beginning of 2018 tax season has never looked back. She has more than 11 years of experience in accounting and tax with various CPA firms. She works with many of our largest ongoing accounting and tax clients. Anne received her B.B.A. in Accounting from University of Houston-Downtown. She is currently studying to be an Enrolled Agent. Anne loves gardening and spending time outdoor with family.


Veronica is our firm administrator and likely the first person you will speak to at AKIF CPA. She takes pride in acting as the spokesperson for our hard working team and maximizing the efficiency of the organization. She has worn many hats over the years and is a very valuable member of our staff. Veronica worked in diverse roles in different areas of the industry and loves meeting our client’s needs and requirements. Veronica loves traveling anywhere and everywhere and enjoys time with family.
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It's Who We Are

We are a professional team with decades of experience, a strong code of ethics, clear vision, passion and commitment to your success.  We always strive to meet our client’s expectations and help them achieve their financial goals.  We founded Akif CPA after working in large, top-level accounting firms with the goal of helping small and mid-sized businesses succeed.