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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 Is FATCA?

May 10, 2022

Under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA), US taxpayers holding financial assets outside the US must report those assets to the IRS using Form 8938, Statement of Specified Foreign Assets, if you meet the following criteria: You are required to file Form 1040 and, For unmarried or married taxpayers filing separate returns who live…

IRS Notices CP2100 and 2100A Help Payers Correct Backup Withholding Errors

May 10, 2022

You might get a special error notice if your tax filings include one or more of the forms below: Form 1099-B, Proceeds from Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions Form 1099-G, Certain Government Payments Form 1099-INT, Interest Income Form 1099-K, Payment Card and Third-Party Network Transactions Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income Form…

Is It a Hobby or a Business?

May 10, 2022

In general, a hobby is an activity that a person pursues because they enjoy it and with no intention of making a profit. People operate a business with the intention of making a profit. Many people engage in hobby activities that turn into a source of income—it can be confusing to determine if that hobby…

Filing the Final Tax Return

April 15, 2022

As a survivor, executor, or administrator of an estate, you are obligated to file an income tax return reporting all the deceased’s income up to his or her date of death. You will need to be aware of all the credits and deductions the deceased is allowed as if that person had been alive to…

IRS Updates Recovery Rebate Credit FAQ

April 15, 2022

The IRS has updated its Recovery Rebate Credit FAQ, which is organized into eight categories. The full document is available online, but you can find some of the updates below. How does the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit differ from the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit? 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit The first two rounds of Economic Impact Payments were…

Income Tax Credit for Residential Solar Devices

April 15, 2022

Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is reminding homeowners who installed a solar energy device in their residential home during 2021 to submit Form 310, Credit for Solar Energy Devices with their individual income tax return and Form 301, Nonrefundable Individual Tax Credits and Recapture. ADOR defines a solar energy device as a system or series of mechanisms which…

Intro to the Accounts Payable Process

March 18, 2022

The term “accounts payable” encompasses almost all the non-payroll payments a business makes. It’s an integral part of your company’s financial statements. If you fail to track billing properly, the ramifications can be costly; compromised vendor relationships can lead to production and supply problems, creating cascading problems. It’s important to get it right. The accounts…

Cryptocurrency Basics

March 18, 2022

Cryptocurrency has been in the news a lot lately as it continues to gain traction as an alternative currency. Many are considering whether this is the time to invest in or start using cryptocurrency. After all, the IRS has taken notice and has instituted measures to ensure income from cryptocurrency is accurately reported. Important terminology…

Should I Itemize My Deductions?

March 18, 2022

When filing your individual income tax returns, you are allowed to deduct certain expenses from your taxable income, thus reducing the amount of income tax you must pay. There are two ways you can take deductions on your federal tax return:  you can deduct a defined amount, the standard deduction, or you can list specific…

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!