R&A CPAs Named To Forbes Best Tax And Best Accounting Firms Lists 2021

Tucson, AZ – March 9, 2021 – R&A CPAs, one of Southern Arizona’s leading public accounting and business advisory firms, has been named by Forbes as one of the top firms of 2021 in their annual America’s Best Tax and Accounting firms lists. Forbes and Statista, a database company specializing in market and consumer data, created…

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R&A CPAs Named To Forbes Best Tax And Best Accounting Firms Lists 2021

Tucson, AZ – March 9, 2021 – R&A CPAs, one of Southern Arizona’s leading public accounting and business advisory firms, has been named by Forbes as one of the top firms of 2021 in their annual America’s Best Tax and Accounting firms lists. Forbes and Statista, a database company specializing in market and consumer data,…

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Innovative Startup Paramium Technologies Wins University of Arizona Center for Innovation Sponsored Launch Fueled by R&A CPAs Competition

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce the winning startup of the UACI Sponsored Launch Fueled by R&A CPAs competition. Paramium Technologies will receive one sponsored year of admission at UACI which includes venture development programming and space. R&A CPAs will also provide the winning company hours of accounting services.…

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Mergers and Acquisitions/Business Continuance Tax Considerations in Current Climate

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,…

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R&A CPAs – Statement on Racial Equality

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…

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Update on Temporary Closure of Our Physical Office

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…

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Updated Guidance – PPP loan forgiveness and review process

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…

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

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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R&A CPAs Promotes Laura Liewen and Jed Lightcap to Shareholder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tucson, AZ, February 6, 2020—R&A CPAs, one of Southern Arizona’s leading public accounting and business advisory firms, announced today that Laura Liewen, CPA, and Jed Lightcap, CPA, have been promoted to shareholder. Laura Liewen has more than twenty years of experience in public accounting. She specializes in income tax return preparation, compliance,…

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