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ACCOUNTING SERVICES

Whether you are looking for an experienced controller or support navigating daily accounting and regulatory requirements, we have a solution that fits your needs, when you need it.

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ASSURANCE & AUDIT

Do you require audited financial statements, fraud investigation or a comprehensive audit of your IT systems? Our assurance team will help you optimize your processes and minimize risks.

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BUSINESS AND INDIVIDUAL TAX

Sine 1942, we have been setting the standard for strategic tax planning and preparation. We pride ourselves on delivering quality, value-driven results to individuals and businesses alike.

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INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY

We specialize in helping transnational entities, businesses, entrepreneurs, and investors maximize global profits and solve commercial impediments inherent to the international sector.

TESTIMONIALS

PEOPLE

R&A’s most important asset is our people. We devote significant time and resources to keeping our staff current on the latest accounting topics. Our goal is to empower our team to grow in their career, building the skills necessary to serve our clients with best-in-class solutions.

CLIENTS

R&A’s clients are more than just a name on a form—we know that each client comes to us with a unique background and our team of professionals forge relationships with our clients that span generations of families and business owners.

COMMUNITY

We believe in the power of community and in the ability of our employees to effect positive change in Southern Arizona. Our employees serve as founders, board members, and volunteers in numerous not-for-profit organizations, and we are proud of the work they do.

For nearly 80 years

R&A has been committed to helping our clients achieve their financial goals with comprehensive accounting, auditing, and advisory services.

Our success is based on a proactive approach that provides clients with specific strategies that meet their financial objectives. R&A’s professional staff demonstrates our strong commitment by finding the best opportunities and implementing solutions that specifically fit each client's unique needs.

Many of our clients are still with us since the beginning and through generations.

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about your goals and opportunities!

POWERFUL INSIGHTS

Did You Know? R&A Can Assist Your Business with Human Resources Services

October 6, 2021

Human resources management is a complex and ever-evolving aspect of running a business. Our clients often look to us to assist them in their human resource decisions. In addition to our own team, R&A has a network of expert resources we can call on to assist. If you need consultative or other assistance relating to…

Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges: When They Are the Right Choice

October 6, 2021

In very simple terms, a like-kind exchange is a tax-deferred transaction that allows one asset to be swapped with another, similar asset without generating a capital gains tax liability from the sale of the first asset. Prior to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), the IRS permitted the exchange of certain personal property, intellectual…

R&A CPAs Promotes Karly A. Meza to Shareholder

October 6, 2021

R&A CPAs is pleased to announce that Karly A. Meza, CPA, has been promoted to shareholder. Meza has been an integral member of R&A since joining the firm in 2009. Meza primarily provides financial reporting and assurance services to clients in a variety of industries. She specializes in auditing and reporting for employee benefit plans, not-for-profit organizations,…

Employee Retention Credit: New Guidance

October 6, 2021

In COVID Tax Tip 2021-123, the IRS clarifies some of the confusion surrounding the powerful but complex Employee Retention Credit. The IRS is addressing changes made by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that apply to the third and fourth quarters of 2021. These changes include: Making the credit available to eligible employers that pay…

2021 Update on Tax and Education Credits

October 6, 2021

Taxpayers who have to write big checks for higher education can see tax savings when filing tax returns next year. If you, your spouse, or your dependents are taking postsecondary coursework, there’s a strong chance a tax benefit may be in your future. The credits available are the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and the…

Planning Ahead for Tax Credits and Deductions

September 2, 2021

Most people use software or hire an accountant to help them find all the deductions they can subtract from their taxable income and all the credits they can subtract from their final tax bill. But most tax breaks require you, the taxpayer, to plan ahead. Even the most skilled accountant can’t deduct a charity donation…

What To Know About the New Lease Accounting Standard

September 2, 2021

Every day that passes marks less time for private companies to get ready for ASC 842, the new lease accounting standard. The standard applies to any company preparing financial statements under generally accepted accounting principles. Private companies will have to comply with this standard in fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2021, and interim periods…

What Not-For-Profits Need to Know About Form 990

September 2, 2021

Purpose of Form 990 Nearly all the approximately 1.74 million organizations recognized as tax exempt by the IRS must file Form 990 or another form in the same series annually. Churches are not required to file any of the forms in the IRS 990 series. The Form 990 series is intended to make a not-for-profit organization’s…

Is This Your Situation: You Need Accurate Monthly Financials

August 12, 2021

Monthly financial reporting helps owners, managers, and potential lenders get a better understanding of a company’s current financial status and anticipate future performance. You can see financial trends when you examine daily, weekly, and monthly financial reports. You’ll be able to manage long-term profitability by improving internal business performance while staying updated on significant progress…