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Kurt R. Coburn



Kurt first joined Blazek & Vetterling in 2012. He rejoined the firm in 2017 after three years at Deloitte working in various practice areas, including the Estate, Gift, Trust, and Charitable division of Deloitte’s Washington National Tax Practice.

Mr. Coburn has served clients ranging from passthroughs, high net worth individuals, estates and trusts to nonprofit hospitals and private foundations. In addition to client services, he helped develop internal training, models, and checklists on tax issues such as: charitable contribution substantiation, tax reform for individuals and the proposed regulations on IRC section 2704.

Kurt’s practice includes an emphasis on private foundations and the challenges they face in the areas of unrelated business taxable income, excise tax on investment income, expenditure requirements, qualifying distributions, reporting for alternative investments, applications for federal tax exemption, and state and local tax issues.

Kurt has served as an instructor at University of Texas School of Law Nonprofit Organizations Institute conferences; additionally, he is a continuing professional education instructor for the Firm’s internal private foundation curriculum.


University of Texas at Austin, BA

University of St. Thomas, Masters in Accountancy


Certified Public Accountant


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Houston Chapter of Certified Public Accountants
  • AICPA Exempt Organizations Tax Resource Panel