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Oct 13, 2015 Go Braless Day

Do you know that today is Go Braless Day? Encouraging women to Go Braless on Oct. 13 to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer. We at Richardson & Associates will support this cause with our actions by going without support –“pun intended” and with deeds by donating from the following link. Join us now!

Breast cancer disparities for African-American women are startling. In 2014, breast cancer mortality was 44 percent higher for African-American women in the U.S. than Caucasian women. This is unacceptable and Susan G. Komen is working to change these outcomes. - See more at:

Anna Grace Farner met Taylor Swift

Sherri's friend - Glen Farner's daughter, Anna Grace Farner recently met super star Taylor swift. See picture below.  

2014 Acounting for Kids at Princeton Community Middle School - A Lot of Fun

This year, Accounting for kids has 690 volunteers, 28 schools, and 131 classrooms participating!  That’s another record year of participation for the  Accounting for Kid Day program.

Richardson & Associates team- Theresa, Zhongfang, and Jason had a great time playing a game called  FETCH!® with 30 6th grade middle school students. FETCH!® is a fun and interactive game that teaches children about smart spending, saving, and budgeting based on the concept of owning and caring for a pet dog.  

We also share with the students what our responsibilities are as professional accountants.

Kudos to the entire team! Jason, good job as the team captain!! 


Wonderful Presentation from Richardson & Associates at Metro/SORTA 2014 Vendor Fair

Kudos to Theresa Harper, our Business Development Manager for the great presentation made at Metro/ SORTA 2014 Vendor Fair. Thanks to Metro for the opportunity to let us show how Metro helps us grow.  We were invited by Metro due to our exceptional audit services performed for Metro annual audit. We would like to do more businesses with Metro in the near future. 

Click here to see Metro Vendor Fair Slides Presentation

How can we help you with mid-year tax planning?

Do you know that tax planning is an ongoing process? Your tax situation can change — sometimes dramatically — during the course of the year, and you need to react accordingly. In the meantime, significant differences apply this year that were not in the tax law last year. Therefore, it is more important than ever to implement mid-year tax strategies.

Who can you trust for mid-year planning?  Richardson & Associates is that firm!    Richardson & Associates, led by Sherri Richardson, is an award-winning CPA firm with a focus on auditing, accounting, grant writing, and tax services

CPAs at Richardson & Associates fully understand your unique needs for tax planning as executives, board members, and leaders. We can project your 2014 income, deductions, and income taxes now and then update it for a final year-end look. We can develop your tax strategies, reflecting the latest changes to tax laws. Taking the time to plan now can save you real tax dollars in 2014 taxes!

Please call us at 513-772-8348 to set up a meeting with our CPAs. We are here to help you plan to take action now to reduce your 2014 tax burden.

Congratulations! Sherri Richardson and Theresa Harper have completed Core Sustainability Business Education. We are a Certified Green Company.

Green SBE Cincinnati Collaborative, in partnership with Green Umbrella Regional Sustainability Alliance and City of Cincinnati, has awarded certificates of completion to Sherri Richardson and Theresa Harper for successful completion of Core Sustainability Business Education. We are proud to announce that Richardson & Associates is a certified green company.

See our certificate for being a certified green company

Sherri Richardson, Managing Partner, has been featured in OSCPA "CPA VOICE" March/April 2014 issue

Richardson & Associates was Spotlighted in the March/April 2014 publication of CPA voice. See part of her interview.

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Exciting News! R&A is moving into the gorgeous new office in Kenwood Center at 8044 Montgomery Rd, Suite 700, Cincinnati OH 45236

R&A would like to share the great news with all of clients and potential clients that we have a new office now at 8044 Montgomery Rd, Suite 700, Cincinnati OH 45236. The new office is located in the gorgeous office building-- Kenwood Center, just off I-71 in the Kenwood area. Our new office is easily accessible to downtown Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport and other major highways.

Rob Richardson Jr.: 2013 Jeffery Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award honoree

Rob Richardson JR. has been selected as a 2013 Jeffery Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award honoree! The Jeffrey Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award is an award given to a UC graduate, 35 years of age or younger, on the basis of significant professional achievement in his or her field of endeavor, and continued service and involvement with the university and community. This award is in honor and memory of Jeffrey Hurwitz, BBA ’72, and MBA ’73, former president of the UC Alumni Association.

R&A Helped a Large Petroleum Company Obtain $1.3 million Grant!

The United States Department of The Treasury just awarded over $1.3 million to our client a large petroleum company for the completion of the Solar Panel Project. We are proud to be a part of this Federally recognized Specified Energy Property. Our due professional care and competency was a major component of this success.  Congratulations to our 1603 project team! 


Congratulations to Auto Gym!

Congratulations to our client - Auto Gym!

The owner of Auto Gym-- Dinita Smith(Dee Dee) made a wonderful presentation about a creative and potentially profitable business idea--7/24 car repair services at the Shark Pool hosted by African American Chamber and won over $50,000 investment from the panel including Daymond John, an investor on the ABC TV show, “Shark Tank” and Founder of FUBU and a couple of local business investors.

Dee Dee, way to go! We are very proud of you. All of your dreams are coming true and we are happy to be a part of it. We will always be "accounting for your success"

Judging A Taste of Cincinnati

 I was honored to be asked to Judge the 2012 A Taste of Cincinnati. I know this will be one of the best Taste of Cincinnati in a long time. I was asked to judge the seafood category and man I had some great dishes to taste.

Thirty area restaurants served more than 80 dishes to some of the most discerning taste buds in Cincinnati USA on May 7. They were competing at Best of Taste, the region's most prestigious annual culinary competition and precursor to Taste of Cincinnati. We - named the Crab & Shrimp Dumpling with Noodle from Arloi Dee Thai Bistro as the Best Damn Dish. The award is for the most votes via blind taste tests of all the dishes entered into the competition, as a former owner of A Taste of Sherri’s that dish was great.  I Also liked the fish and chips. And Mahogany’s, Shrimp and Grits, if you get to the taste of Cincinnati earl,y make this your breakfast dish it had bacon bits with shrimp, a really different and good dish!

Congratulations! Richardson & Associates has a new CPA.

Our Tax manager - Zhongfang has been with us for 2 years. Congratulations! Zhongfang has become a Certified Public Accountant as of March 15, 2012. 


Sherri Richardson - 2012 Women of Distinction Award

The Woman of Distinction Awards Reception is an annual fundraising event honoring women leaders in the greater Cincinnati region, who demonstrate strong initiative and personal leadership on issues relating to women and girls. Proceeds from the Woman of Distinction Reception support Girl Scouts of Western Ohio program activities to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 

Read more about the 2012 Women of Distinction Award

Richardson & Associates received the U.S. Chamber of 

Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award.

It was a very competitive award and as a Blue Ribbon Award winner, we are entered into the running for the Community Excellence Award. This award is determined by votes from the community. This award is determined by votes from the community and recognizes small businesses , which have been leaders in job creation, community involvement, and best business practices.   Award date May 23, 2012.

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Theresa Harper is the recipient of the Cincinnati NAACP Distinguished Service Award.


As an accountant with Richardson & Associates, where she is business development manager and auditor, she has volunteered with Accounting for Kids, Adopt a Class, and as a youth advisor and chair of the NAACP’s Afro- Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACTSO). She is active at her church, Quinn Chapel AME, and as a member of the Diversity Parents Group at Fairfield High School.

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The Cincinnati Enquirer spotlighted Richardson & Associates in the business section of the Sunday's newspaper on Sept 11, 2011.

" An audit is usually not a pleasant experience - unless your accountant saves you more than $5,000. I hired Richardson & Associates to conduct an audit for Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati(PPS) fiscal year-end in September 2010. I knew PPS could face an IRS penalty for a deadline mix-up, but Sherri Richardson, founder of Richardson & Associates, showed me ways to save the penalty and found cost-savings strategies, too.   Richardson not only reviewed PPS' books, but also analyzed PPS website, donation outreach and operations to maximize its potential. Richardson & Associates took the time to work with us on so many levels, They gave us many avenues where we could improve. It has really made a difference."        


                                                                          From the Cincinnati Enquirer Sept 6, 2011   

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Senator Eric Kearney (D) OH- 9th District to write a bill that protects children who are victims of abuse.

Richardson & Associates, in a joint effort with a non-profit organization,the Association of Incest and Rape Survivors (AIRS)  collaborated with the Senator to write a bill which ensures the protection of children against further victimization.

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