Partner – Zagotti

Phillip Zagotti, CPA, CGMA 

imageedit_2_7979683257aaaaaPhillip’s clients view him as much more than the accountant but rather a trusted business advisor. His goal-oriented approach creates a positive difference in his clients’ success. He prides himself on creative thinking while searching for the better and faster answer to problems.

Phillip Zagotti grew up in Houston, Texas and attended the University of Houston where he received his Bachelor of Business in Accounting in 2005.

Before starting Zagotti & Burdette CPA LLC, Philip spent over 10 years working on multiple international projects spanning from laboratory to oil & gas industry.

His expertise

  • Private company structuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions due diligence
  • Litigation support
  • Financial audits
  • Federal and local tax compliance

Memberships and Associations

  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Houston Society of Certified Public Accountants


- IRS Penalty Increases and Filing Deadline Changes

- 5 Mileage Tracking Apps for the Modern Attorney

Speaking Engagements

  • Future Business Leaders of America –

- Accounting – The Language of Business – A presentation discussing the accounting industry and the various options for those interesting in perusing a career in accounting.  January 7, 2017

  • Tanglewood Business at Breakfast Group –

- Starting a Business – What They Did not Tell You – A presentation discussing the struggles facing new entrepreneurs and the importance achieving success at the beginning.  January 19, 2017

  • Tax Planning for Real Estate Sales –

- Real Estate Tax Issues - A presentation discussing current real estate tax issues related to personal real estate, rental property, commercial property, 1031 like – kind exchanges, REITs and Delaware Statutory Trusts.   May 13, 2017

Phillip can be reached at