MiddletonRaines+Zapata and Parmet+Chapman Team Up in 2015

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2015) - Houston-based CPA firms MiddletonRaines+Zapata and Parmet+Chapman joined forces on January 1, 2015, bringing together two teams with highly experienced partners and staff.

The pairing brings on two new partners, Michael Parmet and Deborah Chapman. Parmet and Chapman have practiced together for over 30 years. Parmet specializes in tax compliance, projection, and analytical tax planning and financial opportunities, while Chapman brings deep knowledge in small business and individual taxation.

The merger brings together experienced professionals in the Tax, Audit, and Accounting & Advisory arenas, all under one roof. The new team of 57 people includes 24 CPAs and 9 partners in total. The knowledge base as well as the needs of each organization allows the combined firm to bolster their talent and processes.

When asked about the move, MiddletonRaines+Zapata managing partner Wesley Middleton said, "Mike's team brings a level of experience to the firm that we previously did not have. His depth of experience, coupled with our resources, will allow the firm to continue to grow without sacrificing quality." Michael Parmet added, "The energetic firm of MRZ, along with their highly talented audit, attests, and financial acumen was a marriage of greatest assets."

About MiddletonRaines+Zapata

MiddletonRaines+Zapata provides personal and commercial accounting services including tax, audit, and consulting, with a focus in the construction, manufacturing, healthcare, real estate, and oil and gas industries. The firm has developed a reputation for crafting innovative tax solutions to improve their clients' financial positions. Their unique approach is built on a foundation of technical expertise, close client relationships, and a persistent curiosity to find new ways to better serve their clients through technology, increased internal efficiencies, and open communication lines.

To learn more about the MiddletonRaines+Zapata teams, or for more information about their accounting and tax services, visit them online at www.middletonraines.com.

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