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Ross Trapani, CPA

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Ross Trapani, CPA

Ross Trapani, CPA is a Partner in the Client Services Department of RBT CPAs, LLP, and has a strong background of over 14 years of experience in public accounting serving as a trusted advisor to clients in a multitude of industries including, but not limited to, non-profit organizations, professional services, real estate, manufacturing, healthcare, wholesale, and distribution. Ross specializes in managing accounting and compiled and reviewed financial statement services for businesses, as well as proactive tax planning for them and their owners. Ross is also a leading technical resource for the firm in the areas of US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and non-profits, and he serves on the firm’s Quality Control Committee, which includes performing quality control reviews of firm prepared financial statements to ensure proper reporting in accordance with professional standards. Other services Ross is involved with are sales tax, payroll, budgeting, and consulting clients on best business and accounting practices while optimizing their profitability. Ross’s background also includes external and internal auditing of public, private and non-profit organizations.

Professional/Industry/Community Affiliations:

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) – Member
    • Accounting and Review Services Committee – Member
    • Financial Accounting Standards Committee – Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member
  • Rebuilding Together Dutchess County – Treasurer and Board of Directors
  • ARC of Dutchess Foundation – Treasurer and Board of Trustees
  • The Chamber Foundation of Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
    • Professional Development Programming Committee – Member

Awards:

  • NYSSCPA – 2021 Emerging Leaders Award

Education:

  • State University of New York at New Paltz, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant, New York

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