Melissa Tarkett

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

Melissa Tarkett, CPA serves as a senior manager in the tax practice of Aronson’s Technology Industry Services Group, where she specializes in the complex compliance, consulting and advisory needs of technology 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 received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Towson University, is an active member of the AICPA and MACPA, and is currently a Master’s of Taxation candidate at American University.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


  • American University: Master of Taxation
  • Towson University: Bachelor in Business Administration

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