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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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TAX STRATEGIES

For 75 years, 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.

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

For more than 75 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!

POWERFUL INSIGHTS

How the Net Investment Tax Works

July 1, 2020

The net investment tax is a 3.8 percent surtax on a portion of your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over certain thresholds. You might be subject to it even if you manage to avoid paying significant income taxes on your investment income by using deductions and credits. Here is what the IRS says: You’re liable for…

Pandemic Leads to State Border Tax Complications

June 30, 2020

Do you run a company with an at-home workforce, leaving you with employees now working in another state? Are you such an employee yourself? You may be facing some tax confusion. Having some basic understanding of what happens will help businesses make the right decisions about classifying wages and avoiding penalties or amended filings later.…

Updated PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and New EZ PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Announced

June 17, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with US Treasury, has released a revised loan forgiveness application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In addition, the SBA released a new EZ application for forgiveness of PPP loans. The applications reflect recent changes to the PPP, in particular: new guidance on how to calculate employee and…

Mergers and Acquisitions/Business Continuance Tax Considerations in Current Climate

June 17, 2020

Uncertainty remains in the global market. While the impacts of COVID-19 continue to reverberate, market consolidation may present opportunities—in particular, for distressed acquisitions. As always, as these opportunities take shape, it is important to consider overall tax planning strategies, as well as the tax implications in the current climate. Market factors, along with legislative changes,…

R&A CPAs – Statement on Racial Equality

June 9, 2020

Like many Americans, watching multiple incidents of deadly violence against black people unfold before our eyes has left us feeling horrified, distraught, and angry. We have been forced to confront the truth that, despite gains made in past decades, inequality and racial division are still deeply rooted in our culture. James Baldwin said, “Not everything…

Congress Loosens PPP Loan Restrictions

June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020 – Congress recently passed legislation to loosen some of the restrictions that came with the popular Payroll Protection Program (PPP). The president signed the bill today. The new law runs only about 1,000 words, but contains several major changes that vastly extend the terms of the program: The new law lets PPP…

Update on Temporary Closure of Our Physical Office

June 1, 2020

All of us at R&A hope you are faring well through the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. So many have been deeply impacted by this ongoing situation; we all look forward to a safe resolution and recovery. As Arizona begins to reopen—and some of our staff will return to the office on June 1—R&A remains vigilant about…

Updated Guidance – PPP loan forgiveness and review process

May 27, 2020

On Memorial Day weekend, the US Treasury and the Small Business Administration (SBA) released two new Interim Final Rules regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Key updates and clarifications for PPP loan forgiveness include: Borrowers may seek forgiveness for payroll costs for the eight weeks beginning on either: The date of disbursement of the borrower’s…

It Is a Good Time to Convert to a Cloud-Based Financial System

May 13, 2020

In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, many businesses and their office operations have moved to the “remote world.” In a remote work environment, sustained access to data is crucial to continued business efficiency. Organizations fortunate enough to have received federal funds to assist during this situation—or that are in the process of applying for…

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