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About Duarte & Wise, CPA Firm

Our Strategy

At D+W, our work is not just about numbers. It’s about complying with federal and state tax reporting while aiming to minimize your tax obligations.


By communicating with our clients year-round, we are able to proactively strategize, instead of react. When something changes for you, so does our tax strategy.

Our Philosophy

We know taxes can be scary and overwhelming. By taking the time to understand you and your business we are able to provide tailored solutions to alleviate your stress


Trust Duarte & Wise to be your dedicated partners in navigating the complexities of tax compliance with precision and care.

Our Commitment to Results

At Duarte & Wise, our commitment to results is unwavering. We go beyond mere tax services; we're dedicated to delivering tangible outcomes for our clients through planning, strategic insights, and personalized approaches, we aim to minimize tax liabilities and contribute to your overall fiscal success.

The Team

We believe in the power of collaboration. From tax preparation to business advisory, each team member contributes unique insights, creating a holistic approach to meet your specific needs.

Mary J. Wise, CPA

Firm Partner

Mary J Wise began her accounting career at 16. Her first job was bookkeeping for a family friend who was a CPA. She later received a master’s in accounting from UT Dallas and pursued her own license.

After graduation, she began working at KPMG in global mobility services, specializing in expatriate taxes. She then moved to Asset Management working on large real estate trusts. She left to start Duarte & Wise with her husband, Christian.

Mary loves puzzles and solving problems. Her undergraduate degrees in History and Biology prepared her for researching and staying up to date on legal issues affecting your taxes. Her passion for learning led her to work for the Brookings Institute, researching the impact of voter registration at the time of tax filing. Committed to excellence and authenticity, Mary offers honest communication and quality deliverables, providing you with peace of mind.

Business Tax Meeting
Tax Meeting

Christian Duarte, CPA

Firm Partner

Christian has a master’s in accounting from UT Dallas.

Where his commitment to knowledge was evident through his role as an Accounting Tutor at the University. He excelled at teaching and communicating difficult accounting ideas to students and is uniquely talented at helping non-accounting professionals understand their business and taxes.

Christian began his career at Grant Thornton as an auditor, specializing in manufacturing, healthcare services, and non-profits. He switched to tax and worked for a small local firm for a few years.

Christian Duarte, CPA, is a vital force at Duarte & Wise, bringing valuable expertise from both private practice and renowned firms

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