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Michael Foster, CPA, Partner

Michael joined Merki & Associates, P.C. in July 2000 right after his high school graduation. He worked with Merki & Associates through his undergraduate and graduate degree studies at the University of North Texas and stayed on with Merki & Associates following the receipt of his master's degree in accounting in August 2005.  Michael passed all four sections of the CPA exam in January 2006 and became a licensed CPA in the State of Texas in May 2006.  Michael and his wife Melissa live in Crossroads, TX with their daughters Finleigh and Carsen.






  •  Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of North Texas - 2005
  •  Master of Science in Accounting, University of North Texas - 2005

Professional Designation

  •  Certified Public Accountant in Texas - 2006

Areas of Expertise:

  •  S-Corporation Tax
  •  Partnership Tax
  •  Individual Tax
  •  Compilations
  •  Small Business Tax & Bookkeeping
  •  Business & Individual Tax Planning

Professional and Civic Involvement

  •  Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  •  Member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  •  Denton Christian Preschool, Board Treasurer 2013-2018, Board Member 2013-2018
  •  Health Services of North Texas, Board Treasurer 2018-2019, Board Member May 2017- Current