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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.

POWERFUL INSIGHTS

Payroll Tax Rates and Contribution Limits for 2024

January 22, 2024

Below are federal payroll tax rates and benefits contribution limits for 2024. Social Security tax In 2024, the Social Security tax rate is 6.2 percent for employers and employees, unchanged from 2023. The Social Security wage base is $168,600 for employers and employees, increasing from $160,200 in 2023. Self-employed people must pay 12.4 percent on the first $168,600. Medicare…

The 1099 Story: Which Version Should You Be Using?

January 22, 2024

As each calendar year draws to a close, many businesses have to think about their tax filing responsibilities. It can be confusing to figure out which forms to send out, especially as the IRS made some changes to its venerable Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Information, a few years ago and assigned some of its former responsibilities…

Reminder – Income from Short-Term Rentals is Taxable in Arizona

January 22, 2024

Many property owners in Arizona offer short-term residential rentals–lodging rental stays for less than 30 days—especially in the winter. Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) reminds property owners that the income from short-term rental stays is subject to Arizona transaction privilege tax (TPT). From ADOR: “If a property owner is only renting their residence for an…

January 2024 Newsletter

December 22, 2023

Click through for important information to take advantage of this credit and support qualified local organizations.

Less Than Two Weeks to Renew Transaction Privilege Tax License

December 22, 2023

You have likely received notices from Arizona Department of Revenue and the City of Tucson that it is time to renew your TPT license. License renewals apply and are valid for one calendar year, January 1 to December 31. All licenses must be renewed by December 31 of the current year to apply to the…

IRS Changes Mileage Rates for New Year

December 22, 2023

According to an IRS statement, starting in 2024, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 67 cents per mile driven for business use, up 1.5 cents from 2023. 21 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes for qualified active-duty members of the…

Year-End Tax Readiness: A Checklist for Businesses

December 22, 2023

Now is a good time to begin preparing to file your business taxes for 2023. Accurate and organized financial statements will make that process easier and help ensure you optimize deductions. As you review your various statements, you will also get insights into planning for the upcoming year. The following is a list of key financial…

Arizona Tax Credits for Individuals – 2023

December 22, 2023

The 2023 Arizona Tax Credit programs for individuals allow you to make a positive charitable impact while receiving a credit that reduces your Arizona income tax liability dollar for dollar. Many people like the tax credit because it allows them to keep their tax dollars in the local community. Below are some of the most…

Budgeting For Small Businesses

November 28, 2023

In this first in a series of three articles, we share information for small business owners about budgeting and how the right platform can help. R&A CPAs recommends QuickBooks Online to most clients, though we also work with QuickBooks’s desktop version. In this series of three articles, we focus on QuickBooks Online. We hope you…

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 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!