Yuan Chou

Yuan Chou

Co-Technical Practice Leader, Accounting Methods, National Tax Office Advisory


BDO Potomac Office



Executive Summary

Yuan Chou is a Partner in the Greater Washington, D.C. office where he focuses on core tax accounting methods such as the timing of income recognition and deductions, depreciation, inventory/UNICAP, and leasing issues. As the co-technical practice leader of the Accounting Methods group within BDO’s National Tax Office, Yuan is one of the firm’s technical resources with respect to interacting with the IRS on accounting method changes, implementing the new ASC 606 revenue recognition standards, consulting on the tax treatment of transaction costs relating to mergers and acquisitions and leasing-related arrangements, complying with the Tangible Property Regulations, and filing changes in accounting periods.

Yuan regularly consults with BDO professionals, their clients, and Alliance Firm members nationwide. Yuan has presented at numerous BDO-sponsored events and webcasts, and written articles for The Tax Adviser and other publications.

Professional Affiliations

District of Columbia Bar
State Bar of New York


LL.M., Taxation, Temple University School of Law
J.D., Temple University School of Law
B.A., Commerce, Finance and Marketing, University of Virginia