Davis, Josey,
Keating & Ranes

Certified Public Accountants

DLLR License #34724

2661 Riva Road, Suite 1040

Annapolis, MD 21401

Monday - Friday 

8:30 - 5:00


DAVIS, JOSEY, KEATING & RANES, LLC, located in Annapolis, Maryland, is a diversified firm of Certified Public Accountants providing accounting, auditing, tax and management consulting services to individuals and businesses in the Annapolis - Washington - Baltimore areas. Formed in 1983, we bring to our clients national CPA firm experience with a local firm touch. Our partners provide a wide range of professional services to public and private financial, commercial, not-for-profit and individual clients.

Today, DAVIS, JOSEY, KEATING & RANES, LLC specializes in serving complex needs of high income individuals as well as owner-managed and closely-held businesses. It is our range of experience and commitment to quality service that makes our Firm the ideal choice as business advisors and independent Certified Public Accountants.

Each client of DAVIS, JOSEY, KEATING & RANES, LLC is assigned an engagement team that includes an engagement partner and such other accounting and auditing or tax professional as required. Our larger business clients are assigned both audit and tax engagement personnel. In this way, clients generally are able to reach a professional familiar with their affairs at all times.

All partners and CPA employees of our Firm are members of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA). Our Firm participates in the AICPA's quality review program. This is a program of periodic review of member firms' quality control systems by outside CPA's (peer review). 

Our Services



Reporting on financial statements including:
       - Audit
       - Review
       - Compilation

Preparing and reporting on projections and financial forecasts 

Assisting in the preparation of financing proposals for presentation to financial institutions  

Assisting in the preparation of business plans

Project analysis and feasibility studies

Personal financial planning 

Accounting systems and control evaluation

Bookkeeping and client write-up services



Planning and consultation

   - structuring transactions for optimal tax effects

   - tax planning for individuals and businesses

   - tax law development and changes

   - employee benefit plans including retirement plans

   - tax sheltered investments

   - mergers, acquisitions, business reorganization and entity selection

   - estates and trusts


   - preparing income tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations and estates and trusts

Our income tax software is updated regularly and includes reporting for all states in addition to federal reporting

   - preparing federal and state payroll tax returns

   - preparing personal property returns

   - preparing sales tax returns

   - assisting with tax audits




Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

   - buy-sell

   - business valuations

   - planning

Litigation Support

   - business valuations

   - fraud and embezzlement

   - expert witness

   - divorce

Accounting Systems

   - computer hardware and software selection

   - installation of computerized accounting systems

   - training and support

Executive Search

Compensation and Employee Benefit Studies