Dattu Rao

Tax Manager

San Francisco


Dattu Rao, EA, MBA, is a tax manager with ten years’ tax and accounting experience working with Partnerships, C-Corps, S-Corps, Trusts, and high net worth individuals. His industry experience includes real estate, private equity, venture capital, investment management, manufacturing and banking.

At Shea Labagh Dobberstein, Dattu is involved in preparation and review of tax returns, and helps mentor employees. Dattu previously worked with KPMG in San Francisco and Deloitte in Hyderabad, India as a Tax Senior.

Dattu has an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, where he also earned a B.Com. in Accounting. He earned the Enrolled Agent (EA) designation from the IRS.

Dattu speaks Hindi and English. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, exploring new restaurants and playing ping pong.


  • Tax Compliance, Reporting & Planning for Individuals, Partnerships, S-Corporations & C-Corporations

Industry Expertise:


  • Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
    MBA, Accounting and Finance
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
    B.Com., Accounting