Sams CPASams IV, CPA, P.A. is a full-service accounting firm in Clearwater, FL providing local businesses and individuals with tax and accounting services. Mel Sams and his staff have helped their clients maximize income by reducing expenses and increasing productivity. We help our clients implement best accounting practices, manage deadlines, implement payroll, develop budgets, and forecast earnings.

The dedicated professional accountants at Sams IV, CPA, P.A. are ready to serve you with the following accounting services:

We are a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.



Melvin "Mel" Sams IV, CPA
Managing Associate

We work hard to build strong relationships with our clients and our community, and Mel is no exception.  He and his wife live with their children in Tarpon Springs. They actively attend theChapel in Trinity.  Mel currently serves as the Treasurer of the Clearwater Free Clinic and of Clothes to Kids.  Mel previously served two terms as Treasurer of Leadership Pinellas, and was a member of the Class of 2012 (best class ever!).  Mel is also Past President of the Dunedin North Rotary Club, and was a member of the Rotary District 6950 Audit Committee.  Mel also chaired the Audit Committee for the West Central Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 1999.  Mel is a member of the Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee, and has served as campaign treasurer for several state and local candidates in recent election cycles.  Mel is also a member of Tarpon Masonic Lodge #112.

Mel was born and raised in Simpsonville, Kentucky, and graduated from the University of Louisville in 2006 with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.  Mel has been in public accounting since 2007, and became a CPA in 2010.  He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Florida Institute of CPAs.