Raymond D. Rhoades, CPA, P.C. is a full service tax, accounting, and consulting firm located in Kennesaw, Georgia. The firm was founded by Ray Rhoades in 1988 and has provided services to a wide variety of businesses and individuals since then. The firm has been in the same location since it was established. Andrée Crow joined the firm in 2002 and became a co-owner in 2008.
The firm’s mission is to provide personal, quality service to clients while building mutually beneficial long-term relationships. Personal service is a key factor in achieving this goal. Ray and Andrée are available year-round in person, through emails, and telephone. Part of their service includes explaining the tax returns to you, so that you understand the information on the returns. Ray and Andrée studiously strive to improve their services through continuing professional education and improved technology.
The firm provides tax and accounting services to Individuals, Small Businesses, S-Corporations, C-Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts. Other services include estate planning, software training, business consulting and after-the-fact payroll reporting. While our primary focus is on individuals and small businesses in the communities located in North Metro Atlanta, we provide services for larger businesses and non-Georgia residents, as well.
Ray grew up in Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa with a BBA in accounting in 1974. His first job after college was in Chicago with Arthur Andersen & Co. He received his CPA certificate in 1975. After leaving the Big 8 firm, he held financial officer positions with closely held companies in two different industries before opening this practice in 1988. He has extensive experience with agriculture, heavy equipment and transportation industries, retail and service businesses.
He is experienced in preparing all types of tax returns: income taxes for individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and gift tax returns. Ray enjoys hiking, traveling, gardening, and reading in his spare time.
Ray is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Andrée is a life-long resident of Cobb County, Georgia. She graduated from Berry College in Rome, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in business. She worked in both public and private firms in the area of tax accounting prior to a twelve year sabbatical to stay home with her four children. After returning to work, she continued her education in accounting and earned her CPA certificate in 2004. Andrée joined Raymond D. Rhoades, CPA, P.C. in 2002 and became a co-owner in 2008.
Strong community bonds are very important to Andrée. She believes in supporting local businesses and charities in the Kennesaw, Marietta and Acworth communities. When not working, Andrée is involved with her family and many hobbies, which include rock-hounding, hiking, gardening, pottery, photography and oil painting.
Andrée is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.