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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

Wayne M. Peterson, CPA

Wayne earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University in 1953 with a major in accounting and a minor in law. He also attended Northwestern University Graduate School from 1956 to 1958 after spending two years in the US Army. Wayne sold residential real estate from 1958-1964. Prior to moving from Chicago (as a dedicated CUBS fan). He then worked for Coral Ridge Properties (developer of Coral Springs during 1965-66). He then passed the CPA exam (first time) in May 1967. The progression of the current firm has been Lawlor & Peterson (partnership), Peterson & DiSalvo, PA, and currently Peterson & Peterson, PA. Wayne is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Wayne’s expertise is tax planning, tax savings and analyzing small to medium size businesses. Tax planning must be done prior to making final business decisions. Estate planning is also a large part of the firm’s practice.

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 25 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