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A Northern California Bay Area Accounting Firm

RINA is a regional full service accounting and consulting firm with offices located in San Francisco, Oakland, and Walnut Creek, California as well as Bellingham, Washington. RINA serves closely-held businesses and their owners, high net worth individuals and families, and many not-for-profit organizations and private foundations. RINA is one of the leading independent accounting firms in Northern California and among the largest in the Greater Bay Area. 

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At RINA, we believe in helping those who help others. 

We are proud that, for over 65 years, serving the not-for-profit industry has been a primary focus for our firm. We provide not-for-profit tax services, accounting services and management consulting services to community-based and other not-for-profit organizations throughout Northern California. 

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Tax Services

Our Global Accounting Network, Your Local Contact in the World

We believe it is important to approach the tax aspects of your business not only from the point of view of meeting statutory requirements but also with a continuous effort to advise you on the most advantageous techniques available to address your unique cross border and international tax needs. 

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At RINA, we understand that business owners and entrepreneurs face many pressures.

Whether you are just starting a new business, acquiring another business, or improving the one you have — you can look to RINA for hands-on experience and expertise.

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Real Estate

RINA’s team of real estate tax experts are simply exceptional at what they do. 

Here’s the real proof.  At RINA, we currently serve more than 250 clients in such diverse specialties as commercial and residential real estate brokerage, property ownership, real estate management, real estate investment, real estate development, construction, and contracting.

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Latest Site Updates

Owning Controlled Foreign Companies

Jan 16, 2018

The New Tax Law H.R.1 includes a provision that will impact U.S. people owning controlled foreign corporations for the 2017 tax year.

RINA Gives Back - Boy Scouts of America

Jan 16, 2018

Recently, Crockett Boy Scout Troop 171 celebrated their 100th anniversary. The troop was founded in 1918 and is sponsored by the Lion’s Club.

Risk and Reward Goes a Long Way

Jan 16, 2018

Success comes to those who act when opportunity presents itself. Leo Helzel is one who sees those opportunities. Members of RINA, past and present, are beneficiaries of his actions.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Jan 16, 2018

Small-business owners and partners are scratching their heads over the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how the new 20 percent tax deduction for pass-through entities will work. Here’s some background.

Upcoming Events

Learn about our upcoming seminars and events. RINA provides monthly real estate advice seminars, quarterly not-for-profit roundtables and other informational seminars and events with our trusted professional advisors.

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What this means for you and your business

Please join us at our upcoming complimentary seminar on the new Tax Cuts and Job Act as Ray Evans and Tim Tikalsky unravel the complexities of the new tax law.

2018 Advanced IRC 1031 Exchange Seminar

Please join us for this complimentary seminar to learn more about IRC Section 1031 after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

How to Engage Millennial Donors

Figuring out how to attract "next gen" donors is a challenge for many charities. While donors in their 20s and 30s are keen to volunteer, they also demand more transparency and detailed information before donating to a nonprofit.

Build your career with RINA

At RINA, we’re looking for accountants who want to go beyond a CPA certificate–who display innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. RINA people seek out early client contact, and strive to establish rapport and learn each client’s business.

Because client profitability and growth is our goal, we’re committed to developing well-rounded individuals who will eagerly accept any business challenge.

Careers & Benefits Current Openings