Richard Bell, CPA, J.D.August 9, 2023 (Bethesda, MD) – GRF CPAs & Advisors (GRF), an Inside Public Accounting (IPA) Top 125 Public Accounting Firm and Accounting Today Regional Leader, is pleased to announce Richard Bell has joined the firm as a principal in the tax services department. Mr. Bell has more than 18 years of experience working in public accounting, earning a reputation for building strong relationships with clients and delivering exceptional tax planning, consulting, and compliance services. As a principal with the firm, he will oversee the management of client engagements, and provide training and mentoring of staff on tax-related topics to foster their professional development.

“GRF is thrilled to welcome an accomplished tax professional and manager to help our growing tax practice,” said Troy Turner, Partner and Director of Tax Services. “Richard’s expertise in preparing complex tax returns and his deep knowledge of federal, state, and local compliance requirements will be an asset for our business, individual, and trust clients.”

Prior to joining GRF, Mr. Bell was a tax partner at D.C.-based CPA firm. He has also held management responsibilities at several other D.C.-area public accounting firms, including work in the tax offices of a Big Four firm where his responsibilities included providing tax compliance and consulting services to Fortune 500 companies. He also has experience as an indirect cost group accountant at the U.S. Department of Education, and in representing clients with income tax audits and other tax controversy matters with the Internal Revenue Service.

About GRF CPAs & Advisors

Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region, GRF CPAs & Advisors (GRF) is a full-service professional services firm providing clients with accounting, tax, and advisory solutions. For more than 40 years, the firm has supported the financial and operational success of for-profit and tax-exempt organizations locally, nationally, and around the world.

The firm is a member of CPAmerica, Inc., one of the largest associations of CPA firms in the United States. Our membership guarantees clients access to the expertise and resources of more than 4,000 accounting and advisory professionals at 78 member firms throughout the country. CPAmerica is a member of Crowe Global, providing our firm with access to the eighth largest accounting network in the world with over two hundred independent firms in more than 130 countries.