Pereira & Associates, P.A. is a Certified Public Accounting firm whose owner and CPA staff members are licensed by the State of Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation. Originally formed in 1986 in Annapolis, Maryland, Anne Pereira became sole principal in 1994 and expanded the firm's services while striving to maintain close personal attention to each client. Anne and her staff are continuing the goal of providing quality, professional services to all clients and assisting them with their personal and business financial success.
We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.
Pereira & Associates, P.A. focuses its practice in the areas of Individual, Corporate, Partnership, Fiduciary and Estate income tax planning and preparation, IRS representation, Business consultation for purchase/sale of businesses, and Business succession planning. The firm gauges its worth by the personal and business success of its clients. The firm takes a proactive approach to tax planning and strives to provide the tax expertise and information its clients require throughout the entire year.
We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.
About our Staff
Anne M. Pereira, CPA
Principal of the firm, Anne M. Pereira, CPA, a native of Silver Spring, moved to Anne Arundel County in 1977. She has a B.S. in Accounting and earned the CPA designation from Maryland. After purchasing the firm in 1994, Anne developed the firm mission: Listen to client needs and concerns, and then apply professional tax law knowledge to best meet those needs. Anne taught classes at AACC, where she also guest lectures, and serves on Boards for local organizations and homeowners associations. She is a member of the AICPA, MACPA and MSATP. Over the years she has added outstanding professional associates and staff to accomplish this goal.
Martha Jacobs, CPA, MST
CPA Staff Accountant
Martha S. Jacobs, CPA, a 56 year resident of Anne Arundel County, joined the firm in 1999. She earned both a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.S. degree in Taxation from the University of Baltimore. Martha has spent her entire CPA career working for Annapolis firms and is rather unique in her thorough understanding of Estate and Trust taxation. Martha holds both MD and FL State Active CPA licenses.
Staff member Barbara D. Crocetti, a resident of Arnold for many years, has been employed by the firm since its inception in 1986. Barb is now a part-time bookkeeper for the firm and its business clients.
Nancy Hines joined the firm in 2012 and holds the position of Office Coordinator. Nancy is the friendly voice behind our office phone line and is the “go to” person for both clients and staff.
Beth Terhorst, CPA
Orville Freymuth, CPA
Dirk Rinehart, CPA
Beth, Orville and Dirk are all licensed CPA associates of the firm who lend their expertise with our in-house review, tax return preparation and special projects.