Melissa Tarkett

Senior Manager
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Successful people never worry about what others are doing.

As a senior manager in Aronson’s Tax Services Group, Melissa Tarkett specializes in complex compliance, consulting, and advisory needs of technology and government contracting companies and their entrepreneurial owners. From inception to liquidity, Melissa provides a client-centric partnership approach to understand the needs and goals of her clients in the ever-evolving technology fields.

Melissa has deep expertise in a wide range of tax disciplines, including multi-tiered ownership, consolidations, multi-state and international income, and franchise tax compliance for C-corporations, S-corporations, LLCs, and partnerships. She provides tax compliance and consulting services to her investor and investee clients related to mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, organization structuring, methods changes, and tax audits and controversies.

Melissa is active in the community through nonprofit board and volunteer services.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


  • American University: Master of Science in Taxation
  • Towson University: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Legal Studies

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