Maura Matera, CPA

Maura Matera, CPA is a full service accounting firm in Capitola serving the Santa Cruz and San Francisco Bay area. The experts at Maura Matera, CPA specialize in all areas of taxation from individual to non-profit, financial accounting, consulting, tax planning, and much more. We approach accounting and taxation with the same ambition our clients embody analyzing their own businesses and financial situation. Our professionals strive to build lasting personal relationships and take great pride and dedication to surpass all goals and expectations of our clients.

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The offices of Maura Matera, CPA have been expanded and remodeled to provide our clients with maximum comfort and convenience. Our office complex is located at 4401 Capitola Road, units #7 & 8, visible from the street, easily accessible and with ample parking. We are near the picturesque seaside village of Capitola, at the edge of the commercial area of 41st Avenue that includes the Capitola Mall.


Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Maura Matera, CPA does not close during lunch hours and is open all year round.


Maura Matera, CPA offers a range of services to individuals and businesses. Below is a summary of our most inquired about services. Please feel free to call us if you need assistance with something not addressed below.

Tax Services

  • Tax return preparation

  • Tax planning and projections

  • Estate planning

  • Business entity planning

  • Foreclosure and short sale evaluations

  • Audit representation

  • Prior year tax return filings

  • Marriage and divorce planning

  • Retirement planning

  • 990 series preparation

Accounting Services

  • Bookkeeping and data entry

  • Personal financial statements

  • Accounting software training

  • Reconciliations of accounts

  • Payroll processing

  • Tax and compliance services for tax-exempt entities

Consulting and Other Services

  • Compilation and reviews

  • Financial reporting

  • Business dissolutions

  • Business valuations

  • Fraud and waste prevention services

  • Acting CFO services

  • Business succession planning