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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

What to Know About Tax Prep

January 19, 2022

The IRS is offering some help to taxpayers in getting organized so the filing season can be as easy as possible for everyone. “Having all needed documents on hand before taxpayers prepare their return helps them file it completely and accurately,” says the IRS. This includes: Forms W-2. Each employer you worked for must send…

Taxable and Nontaxable Employee Benefits

January 19, 2022

As the unemployment rate falls from its 2020 high, employees are switching jobs in record numbers. The new stability in the economy means workers have more leeway to shop around for jobs that fit their lifestyles, needs, and values. Now, the onus is on employers to provide an environment that makes their star team members…

What’s the Tax Deal on IRAs?

January 19, 2022

IRAs—individual retirement arrangements—are among the most popular retirement savings vehicles. They can be used to reduce taxes on retirement savings, but how do they work? If you create a traditional IRA, you may be able to deduct some or all of your contributions to the account from your income taxes. You also may be eligible…

IRS Announces Mileage Rates for 2022

January 19, 2022

The IRS has issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2022, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups, or panel trucks) will be: 58.5 cents per mile driven…

IRS Offers Guidance on ERC

January 19, 2022

The IRS has issued guidance for employers regarding the retroactive termination of the Employee Retention Credit. The Employee Retention Credit now applies only to wages paid before October 1, 2021, unless the employer is a recovery startup business. This guidance can be found in Notice 2021-65. It applies to employers that paid wages after September 30,…

What Employers Need to Know About FICA Taxes

December 17, 2021

The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) mandates that employers have to withhold, and also match, certain taxes. FICA consists of Social Security (formally known as the Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance, or OASDI) and the Medicare taxes. The current tax rate for the Social Security tax is 6.2 percent for the employer and 6.2 percent…

IRS Announces 2022 Limits for Retirement Plans

December 17, 2021

The IRS has announced the new retirement plan numbers for 2022. Retirement limits for 401(k) and similar plans are up. The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan is increased to $20,500, up from $19,500. IRA limits have changed for certain savers. If…

Payroll Tax Rates and Contribution Limits for 2022

December 17, 2021

Below are federal payroll tax rates and benefits contribution limits for 2022. Social Security tax In 2022, the Social Security tax rate is 6.2 percent for employers and employees, unchanged from 2021. The Social Security wage base is $147,000 for employers and employees, increasing from $142,800 in 2021. In 2022 self-employed people must pay 12.4…

January Tax Due Date Is Approaching

December 17, 2021

As the year winds down, it’s time for businesses to start preparing for their tax filings. January 31 is the due date for many significant tasks, as shown below. Businesses should keep in mind that state taxing authorities have their own set of due dates. Also, the IRS will grant extensions because of serious weather-related…

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!