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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 since 2007 has served as a trusted business advisor providing  tailored accounting and tax solutions to businesses in a multitude of industries including professional services (with a law firm focus), real estate, manufacturing and healthcare, as well as non-profit organizations. 

Ross is an expert in financial reporting and comprehensive tax planning for businesses and their owners to ensure maximum tax saving strategies, always considering a big picture view of both the business and the individual. As a leading technical resource for the firm in the area of US GAAP, he serves on the firm’s Quality Control Committee. He regularly partners with his clients to consult on banking and financial transactions, budgeting, buy/sell arrangements, best practices for accounting and internal controls and advisory review of performance metrics. Ross takes pride in being accessible, his ability to effectively communicate complex information and helping clients optimize their financial position. 

Professional/Industry/Community Affiliations:

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) – Member
    • Accounting and Review Services 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
    • Board of Directors and Chair of Professional Development Programming Committee 


  • NYSSCPA – 2021 Emerging Leaders Award
  • State University of New York at New Paltz – 40 Under 40 Award (2022)
  • Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce – 40 Under 40 (2022)


  • State University of New York at New Paltz, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • RSM Leadership & Advisory Institute 


  • Certified Public Accountant, New York

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