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What you may like to know about Gary Krupa, CPA

Professional background

  • Accounting, write-up work, taxes, auditing, reviews and compilation, financial statement preparation
  • Accounting Manager, Director and Treasurer for three non-profit organizations
  • Independent CPA and controller for a privately-owned company
  • Performed financial statement audits for Habitat for Humanity affiliates.
  • Technically capable. For example, in 2017-18, helped another CPA firm convert to a more robust accounting software for tax season work by designing trial balance reports within the software. Another example: updated this website after it was originally designed by Heretic Advertising.
  • Saved a disabled client $25,000 after filing his offer in compromise and discussing with an IRS agent.
  • French speaker
  • E Myth practitioner

Some organizations I've done accounting and tax work for

  • Coopers Lybrand
  • BDO Seidman
  • Jordache
  • Karl Lagerfeld
  • Escada
  • Green Cross International

Industry specializations

  • Real estate, Apparel, Farming, Non-profit, Education, Fund-raising, Alternative Energy, Retail portable spas

Education, licenses and peer review

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, accounting major, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
  • Certified Public Accountant in Arizona, California, and New York. Licence registration active in Arizona and California.
  • My CPA firm received a pass rating for its system peer review in Arizona in 2012.

Associations and memberships

  • Beaver Creek Kiwanis Club secretary, 2009-10. Recommended speakers for club meetings. Topics included animal communication, solar energy, Habitat for Humanity.
  • Montezuma Estates Property Owners Association Treasurer, 2008 - 09. Lake Montezuma Estates, Rimrock, AZ. Improved the Organization's accounting system, made the Organization more accountable to property owners, and recommended an effective and affordable annual road maintenance fee.

Hobbies, interests and home life

  • French, playing the accordion, community, political activism, photography, hiking, camping, films, fine dining, Linux, Backgammon, interesting people
  • Lives in Sedona, Arizona with my wife Susan and our two cats named Peggy and Sky. Susan has been the love and joy of my life since 1983 when we first met.

And especially -

Dedicated to helping others a) solve accounting and tax problems, and b) achieve financial goals.