Richard A. Bratt, CPA

Richard Bratt is a Senior Advisor for BeachFleischman and he is a member of the firm’s Hospitality Practice Group. Working in public accounting since 1975, he has extensive experience providing tax planning and consulting services.

Areas of Specialty

  • Accounting
  • Business Consulting
  • Tax Planning & Preparation

Industry Experience

  • Restaurant/Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Health Care
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate

Education

  • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Certificate of Education/Achievement: Tax Planning & Advising for Closely-Held Businesses

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Management for an Accounting Practice (MAP) Committee, Former Member
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants – Tucson Committee for Management of an Accounting Practice, Past Chairman
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants – Tucson Committee for Public Relations, Past Chairman

Publications

  • Bratt has co-authored articles for Inside Tucson Business, and the Edge magazine for the Leading Edge Alliance.
  • He has also authored several chapters on accountant and tax-related issues included in the Restaurant Operations Matters by the Arizona Restaurant Association.

Selected Speeches

  • Bratt has given numerous speeches on a wide variety of income tax and consulting topics at client sponsored seminars and associations. He also has appeared on KUAT-TV’s Tax Tips program.

Community Associations and Activities

  • Caballeros del Sol, Member
  • Los Charros del Desierto, Board Member and 2nd Vice President
  • Los Charros Foundation, Inc., Board Member and President
  • Mountain Oyster Club, Member, Past Board Member and Treasurer
  • SALARA, Member
  • Visit Tucson, Past Board Member (Past Board Chairman)