About Us

Our Philosophy & Objective

"Provide quality service to each client
based on our knowledge & specialization in each service rendered."

Mark Makara, CPA


After serving 4 years in the US Army, Mark began his career in accounting in 1990 working for a mid-western regional public accounting firm then transitioned into a position at the international public accounting firm Arthur Andersen. Mark gained invaluable experience working with multi-million dollar corporations and successful executives.


Working extensively as a Controller/CFO with clients ranging from construction to high-tech, Mark Makara has established himself as an asset to the companies and individuals that engage his services. Mark and his team work with over 600 individual and corporate tax clients with a goal of providing personalized customer service. He works closely throughout the year with many of those small business owners improving cash flow, reducing taxes and ultimately preparing the small business owner for his/her exit strategy.


  • BBA in Accounting Information Systems - Eastern Michigan University
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant - Florida and Michigan
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Florida and Michigan
  • INTUIT QuickBooks Pro Advisor - Certified Yearly 2007-2014 
  • Certified with American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI)

Makara & Associates, LCC

The firm of Makara & Associates, LCC, is committed to education and cutting edge technologies to offer superior services to their clients, while building healthy relationships. Read Our Commitment.

Mark and his staff have many years of combined accounting experience. They are ready to assist you with all of your accounting needs.

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LEGAL NOTICE AND DISCLAIMER:  The information within this web site is for informational and educational purposes only and is not tax advice and should not be used as such.  The facts of each individual situation can have significantly different outcomes when applying tax law.  The hiring of a CPA is an important decision not to be based solely on advertisements.