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Cantrell & Associates is an established Dallas-based CPA firm specializing in accounting, audit, tax and management services.

You Have Questions And We Are Here To Help

Cantrell & Associates are available to assist you as we all endure the challenges brought upon us by COVID-19.

Our Website has up to date information regarding the Pandemic Crisis and how it affects you and your loved ones.  Current Tax and Financial Information is available as it is released.

Follow the links through our Resource Tab.

We are a nation amid times of cultural conflict and diversity regarding where we stand:

      Politically, Religiously, Generationally, Socially and Racially

There is only one thing that is certain.  We are all human beings and need to stand together to find a solution to this pandemic that threatens all of us.  We need more understanding, compassion and the willingness to put personal opinions and choices aside and come together as one.

    “This is the Ultimate Solution without Interest and Penalties”

John S. Hammett, CPA


Mr. Hammett has over forty years experience in public accounting and industry providing services to a broad range of businesses, including oil and gas, manufacturing, wholesale/retail businesses and not-for-profit organizations. John spent the first ten years of his career as an accountant in the oil and gas industry. He joined Cantrell & Associates in 1985, concentrating on the tax and audit area of the practice. John is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Baylor University.


  • Cantrell & Associates, A Professional Corporation
    • Director; 1985 to present
  • Placid Oil Company, Delhi International Oil Corporation, Hrubetz Oil Company
    • Oil and Gas Accountant; 1975-1985
  • Arthur Young & Company 
    • Staff Accountant; 1974-1975


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Baylor University; Graduated Magna Cum Laude


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Dallas Chapter of Texas Society of Cerified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Central Public Accountants

Our Philosophy

Simply stated, the experience of our principals and associates enables the firm to provide its clients with services of the highest quality at cost effective rates.

- Peter Cantrell

Meet the Directors

Timothy Loposer, CPA


John S. Hammett, CPA