HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - MiddletonRaines & Zapata, a certified public accounting firm that provides Houston businesses with enthusiastic and innovative accounting solutions and highly responsive customer service, has recently admitted Jon Meadows as Tax Partner.

With over 16 years of tax and accounting experience, Meadows contributes a wealth of specialized knowledge to the firm's domestic and international tax planning and consulting team. His Juris Doctor degree further adds to the firm's dynamic approach and diverse perspective when working with clients to develop customized and effective tax strategies.

"We were thrilled to admit Jon to partner with the MiddletonRaines & Zapata team," said Wesley Middleton, Managing Partner with the firm. "Jon's character and attention to client service are at a level that merits the admission as a partner to the firm. Clients will be well served by his attention to detail and extensive tax knowledge."

In addition to Meadows' extensive experience with tax planning, he's also well versed in the management of IRS controversies and defense matters, another differentiating characteristic that qualified Meadows for the promotion.

"I am both honored and excited to serve as Tax Partner for MiddletonRaines & Zapata," explained Meadows. "The firm has a wonderful reputation for professionalism and quality, client-focused service, the likes of which are in line with my own values. Simply put, it's a great match."

MiddletonRaines & Zapata is comprised of a team of audit and tax professionals that specialize in business solutions, including employee benefit plan audits, tax services and profit analyses. They also focus on personal solutions such as income tax planning, estate tax planning and personal financial statements.

Their approach to accounting and tax planning is unique in that they strive to develop innovative ideas that solve age-old challenges to bolster their client's financial position. Industries served include: healthcare, construction, manufacturing, and oil and gas. They're best known for their energetic determination and accessibility, which has contributed to the development of a standout reputation within the community for quality tax strategy consulting and planning.

To learn more about the team at MiddletonRaines & Zapata or for more information about the comprehensive suite of accounting and tax planning services they offer, visit them on the web at www.middletonraines.com.

Contact Information:

Evan Tierce
MiddletonRaines & Zapata, LLP
(713) 955-1123