Owner's Biography

 

Mr. Riad is the founder of Ragi Riad, CPA. He has practiced in public accounting for over 14 years and is currently licensed in the states of California and North Carolina. Since his early professional years in 2004, he has been heavily involved in the tax planning and compliance services for numerous businesses, including manufacturing, construction, insurance, medical services and real estate to name a few as well as high net worth individuals. He assists in reviewing the accounting of his business clients. He also has extensive experience with multi state tax filing requirements so he can advise you regarding your tax obligations if you decide to move between States or if you earn income from several States. Also, he can assist small business owners to improve their operations’ productivity, efficiency and productivity.

Licenses and Education:

  • Certified Public Accountant licensed in North Carolina – License# 43011
  • Certified Public Accountant licensed in California – License# 98242
  • Accredited Small Business Consultant 
  • Graduated from Biola University in La Mirada, CA with a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Accounting (Cum Laude while being listed in the Dean’s List)

Experience:

  • Income tax preparation for individuals and small businesses
  • Income tax planning and projections
  • Implementation of tax savings strategies for high-income taxpayers
  • Advice on business entity structure
  • Advice on salary declaration and withholding for small business owners
  • Resolve IRS and state tax debt and back tax returns
  • Thorough accounting review and consultation 
  • Business consultation using the SEMP Approach (Simplified Examination to Maximize Profits) through the SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants

Personal Profile:

In his free time, Ragi enjoys spending time with his family outdoors and traveling. Also, he volunteers at his church striving to mentor and equip the young people to find their purpose and real meaning in life through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.