About Kerkstra Tax

Who We Are

Expert Tax Preparation. Kerkstra Tax is a full-service accounting firm dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs.

Meet The Team

Steve Kerkstra

Steven is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and the founder of Kerkstra Tax. Steven passed his CPA examination in 1973. Steven has been a Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, VP of Finance, Assistant Controller and Chief Accountant for both public and private companies. Steven has also served as a faculty member at Loyola University of Chicago and Northern Illinois University.

  • Contract CFO
  • Area Representative and Developer – Happy Tax
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Restaurant
  • Manufacturing
  • Tax, Corporate. and, Personal
  • Start Ups
  • Bankruptcy
  • IPO and Public Company Accounting

Brenda Amezcua

Brenda  is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Master of Science in International Relations from UC San Diego.

  • Payroll and HR
  • Professional Services Billing and Administration
  • Quickbooks Expert

Aracelli Zurita

Aracelli  has been with Kerkstra Tax since 2014 and has 15 years of tax preparation experience.

  • Contract Accountant
  • Real Estate
  • Non Profit
  • Personal Service Businesses
  • Tax, Corporate, Non Profit and Personal

Janet Tejeda

Janet  is a graduate of UCLA and the Area Representative and Developer for Happy Tax – Riverside. She has been a Controller for a multi office medical clinic and medical spa. 

  • Contract Accountant
  • Medical Clinics
  • Real Estate
  • Trucking and Distribution Services
  • Tax, Corporate and Personal
  • Quickbooks Expert

Damari Perez

Damari  is a graduate of UC Irvine and MBA from the University of LaVerne.

  • Contract Accountant
  • Medical Clinics
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Service Businesses
  • Tax, Corporate and Personal
  • Quickbooks Expert

Carla Morgner

Carlai  is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona.

  • Contract Accountant
  • Entertainment
  • Construction & Development Partnerships
  • JD Edwards
  • Tax, Corporate and Personal 

In Person Or Over The Phone, Let Us Help File Your Taxes!

Kerkstra Tax

1633 N. Mountain Avenue
Upland, CA 91784

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Phone: (909) 946-1000

Fax:      (909) 391-1604


Mon-Fri: 9AM - 5PM
Saturday: By Appointment