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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.


Depositing and Reporting Employment Taxes

August 10, 2022

As an employer, you are required to uphold the responsibility of payroll taxes. As such, you must also ensure that you understand what the rules are, especially due to how complex they are. First and foremost, start  by ensuring you are aware of these three types of taxes, which you will need to send to…

Claiming a Child as a Dependent When Parents are Divorced, Separated, or Live Apart

August 10, 2022

The IRS has very specific rules about who may claim the child tax for tax purposes in situations where parents are divorced, separated, never married, or live apart and who share custody of a child with an ex-spouse or ex-partner. To avoid processing delays or costly tax errors, it is vital that taxpayers in these…

I’ll Get Back to You

August 10, 2022

When I started my career as a CPA, I was surprised to discover how fluid the tax law is. I had always thought that tax laws were black and white – you did what the IRS said, end of story. What I’ve learned in practice is that taking a position on a tax return is…

R&A CPAs Promotes Adam Foard to Shareholder

August 10, 2022

Tucson, AZ, July 25, 2022—R&A CPAs, one of Southern Arizona’s leading public accounting and business advisory firms, announced today that Adam Foard, CPA, has been promoted to shareholder. Foard has more than 10 years of experience in tax planning and preparation for businesses and high-net-worth individuals. His focus is in both domestic and international tax.…

Employer Responsibilities Regarding 401(k) Plans

August 10, 2022

Offering a variety of competitive benefit plans (EBPs) has become a necessity for employers to attract and retain talent. Because of the cost and complexities of traditional pension plans, the 401(k) plan has become the most common type of employer-sponsored retirement plan. Sponsoring a 401(k) plan is straightforward, but employers need to be aware of…

IRS Offers More Time to Make Portability Election

August 10, 2022

Portability is often an effective, go-to estate planning strategy that could make a considerable difference for taxes owed on larger estates, especially with today’s generous exemption amounts. In a recent ruling, the IRS took steps to make filing for portability even easier. More Time to Make the Election Revenue Procedure 2022-32 now grants a surviving…

July 2022 Newsletter

August 3, 2022

Current Bear Market Creates Opportunities for Roth Conversions, IRS Makes Rare Midyear Mileage Rate Adjustment, All About Quarterly Tax Returns, 529 Plans: Good for Parents and Grandparents

529 Plans: Good for Parents and Grandparents

July 28, 2022

For families trying to save for their children’s college education, 529 college savings plans, named for a section of the tax code, have always been hailed as a great option—perhaps the best. Let’s look more closely at what has always made them a good deal: Families invest through these accounts without earnings being taxed as…

R&A Client Appreciation Survey Coming Soon

July 28, 2022

R&A surveys our clients once a year to learn what we are doing well and, very importantly, where we could do better. We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of service possible, and client feedback is essential to ensure we are meeting or exceeding that vital goal. If you are an R&A client, we…



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 numerous not-for-profit organizations, and we are proud of the work they do.

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

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