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About Us


We are a small firm comprised of highly qualified, experienced accountants. Since our inception in 1967, we have offered a full range of accounting, tax, and small business consulting services. Our firm will focus on your unique tax and accounting and consulting needs. For expert, affordable, service from accountants that care about you, choose us.

Our Mission

Our accounting firm was established to provide efficient, expert solutions to businesses and individuals. Our primary services include accounting, taxation, and business consulting. We also offer a host of specialty services to cater to the unique needs of our clients. Our partners and staff accountants serve a wide range of individuals, corporations, partnerships, and non-profit organizations and are experts in the accounting issues and tax laws that impact our clients. Our partners offer the benefits of years of experience gained from previous positions. We are an equal opportunity employer and are members in good standing of multiple professional organizations.

The firm is dedicated to serving all of your accounting, tax, and financial services needs. Our continuing mission is to serve you by providing the highest level of expertise and professionalism possible

Our Team


Craig K. Peterson, CPA



Craig earned his Bachelors of Science degree in accounting from Florida Southern College in 1982. In 1980 he earned his real estate associates license which he still holds active. In 1983 he was awarded the prestigious Who’s Who in America award, and in 2000 he earned his license as a registered investment advisor. Craig, (A Certified Public Accountant since 1986) joined with his father in establishing Peterson & Peterson, CPA’s, PA. Craig’s expertise spans over 35 years in the fields of taxes and accounting. His expertise is in federal income taxation and tax planning for individuals and small to medium size businesses. Craig is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member on various non-profit organizations boards.



Michelle A. Dean, Manager



Palm Springs Payroll Reasons For Using Palm Springs Payroll Services • PSP has the latest in technology. We can set up a new payroll the same day the payroll is needed. • Delivery service provided, so you won’t be inconvenienced. • We have the capabilities to handle all types of deductions like, Cafeteria Plans, 401-k Plans, Health Insurance, etc. We can also provide any type of report that your plan may require to be submitted. • All types of payrolls are a breeze with our up-to-date software. • Our staff is dedicated to providing service that is personalized, efficient and accurate. • With one simple phone call, your payroll checks are on their way to you and you are on the way to worry free management. Palm Springs Payroll provides: • Payroll processing • Direct deposit • Electronic payment of payroll taxes • Quarterly payroll tax reports • Special Report


Melody M. Peterson, Assistant Manager

Melody earned her Bachelors of Science degree in marketing from University of Central Florida in 2010. She began her career with Peterson & Peterson and with Palm Springs Payroll Services in 2012. She helps manage Palm Springs Payroll Services. Melody & Michelle work together as a team to provide the best payroll service.