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



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.


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.


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 not-for-profits throughout Tucson, and we are proud of the work they do to make our community what it is.

For nearly 80 years

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

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

Many of our clients are still with us since the beginning and reflect the diverse and unique character of the Southern Arizona business community. These clients lead the way in international and foreign trade, not for profit service, technology, innovation as well as education and tourism.

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


Important Changes to IRS Form 1099

December 23, 2020

R&A CPAs’ Client Advisory Services team helps our clients to prepare and file timely 1099 forms each year. If we are not already working with you on your monthly and annual accounting, please call us to see how we can assist you.  Following, please find relevant information for you as you begin to prepare and…

Innovative Startup Paramium Technologies Wins University of Arizona Center for Innovation Sponsored Launch Fueled by R&A CPAs Competition

December 22, 2020

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce the winning startup of the UACI Sponsored Launch Fueled by R&A CPAs competition. Paramium Technologies will receive one sponsored year of admission at UACI which includes venture development programming and space. R&A CPAs will also provide the winning company hours of accounting services.…

Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

December 17, 2020

As we approach the end of 2020, we hope the attached year-end tax planning information will prove helpful. As always, R&A is here to assist you. From all of us at R&A, thank you for your business and your loyalty, and wishing you and your family a good holiday and New Year. With a new…

Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

December 17, 2020

Many businesses remain steeped in financial and operational challenges related to the COVID-19 crisis, but businesses cannot afford to overlook proper tax planning this year. With only a few weeks left in 2020, now is the time to evaluate your tax position, find valuable tax breaks and implement strategies to effectively manage your financial situation.…

Capital Gains and Schedule D

December 17, 2020

When you sell a capital asset—property owned and used for personal or investment purposes, let’s say—the sale will result in either a capital gain or a capital loss. You report that gain or loss on Schedule D of Form 1040. The capital assets you’ll most likely report on Schedule D are stocks, bonds, and homes…

5 Business Tax Deductions to Consider

December 17, 2020

What can business owners do to reduce their taxes? Some taxpayers need to make themselves aware of the various breaks applicable due to changes in the tax code. This year’s income tax credits will make filing anything but a simple tax return. Some of the benefits and tax write-offs available to businesses for 2020 are…

2020 Estate Planning and Tax Considerations: COVID-19

October 13, 2020

The impacts of COVID-19 continue to reverberate, and businesses adversely affected by those impacts can expect to struggle, operationally and financially, for months, if not years, to come. Estate planning becomes ever more crucial as lost current and future earnings translate into decreased valuations. From a tax perspective—including changes presented by the Tax Cuts and…

Hobby or Business: The IRS Takes a Stand

September 30, 2020

From a tax perspective, the distinction between hobbies and businesses is important because businesses can deduct losses, but hobbies cannot. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) kept the itemized deductions for allocable mortgage interest and property taxes. However, by eliminating virtually all miscellaneous itemized deductions for tax years 2018-2025, the 2017 TCJA made it…

Payroll Tax Holiday and Unemployment Boost Are in Flux

September 30, 2020

On August 8, the White House issued a series of memorandums and executive orders to provide relief while Congress continued to debate legislative action. There are limits, however, regarding what can be done in the absence of congressional approval, and that has led to confusion about what exactly is being provided. The most significant and controversial provision…