These days, there are challenges at every turn. But that means there are opportunities abound, too. Today we’re going to talk about turning lemons into lemonade… at least, from a tax planning perspective. It’s no longer business as usual.

Things are constantly changing, especially with the CARES...

Read More

Check out this podcast to learn why you should consider using social media, how to choose which one is the right one for your business, and, even if you are already using social media, how you could be using it better.

#SocialMediaDay #SocialMediaDay2020 #podcast #ReaRadio https://bit.ly/2ZsAwyv

In an effort to help our business communities overcome these unknown challenges we have developed our Covid-19 Webinar Series, "What is Life After Coronavirus?" Check out the link below for on-demand webinars for small-to-mid-size business owners.


a year ago
They offer so many great resources on their website and the blog is tremendous. The Rea team truly knows their craft!
- Abigail K
2 months ago
Great people! Personable staff! So helpful!
- Elisabeth V
7 months ago
We think Chris Axene is the best accountant with whom we have worked to date. So glad our account is in his hands. He responds immediately to our inquiries and has professionalism that we appreciate.
- Marty J

Rea & Associates CPA-Dublin, Ohio

Rea & Associates CPA-Dublin, Ohio location, a Top 100 CPA accounting, and business consulting firm, provide high-quality professional services and specializes in accounting, tax and audit assistance. The Dublin team at Rea & Associates is deeply committed to maintaining integrity and respect for heritage while promoting client growth and profitability by implementing individualized strategies designed to overcome unique challenges. For 80 years, Rea & Associates has operated with integrity and honesty while taking time to rejoice in the ongoing success of clients throughout the counties of Franklin, Union, Delaware, Licking, Fairfield, Pickaway, and Madison.

Rea & Associates Services: 

Rea & Associates maximizes efficiency for business's accounting functions by developing improved methods and processes for staff, modernizing accounting software, outsourcing accounting functions, and presenting reliable information with services in:
  • Accounting system support and improvement
  • Financial management and consulting
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Forecasts and projections
  • Monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting
  • Payroll preparation
  • QuickBooks consultation, set-up, training and support

Rea & Associates provides expert audit and compliance services. The services team at Rea & Associates assists in all aspects of running, planning, and nurturing a business through its total life cycle, assessing the current financial position, planning for the future, and auditing the organization’s finances to promote transparency and integrity among all stakeholders while working to improve operations, efficiencies, and profitability. Trusted advisors work with start-ups, mature companies, not-for-profit organizations, and government entities while concentrating on issues that are essential to distinct organizations.

Audit and Compliance Services: 
  • Fraud Deterrence
  • Internal Controls
  • Data Security
  • PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance 
  • IT Audit Consulting Services.

Client Advisory
Client Advisory Services at Rea Associates are designed to adapt to every business. The firm’s team of accountants and advisors are prepared to guide valued clients to do more with less, specializing in customized accounting solutions to undertake challenges ranging from accounts receivable, payroll, streamlining inventory, technology and data solutions.

Human Resources Consulting
Rea & Associates has 26 years of experience in managing a business’s most valuable asset: the employee. Educating businesses on recruitment, hiring, and compliance is a passion for Rea & Associates’ HR Consulting team. Their engagement with the Ohio Society for Human Resources Board of Directors provides pertinent and up-to-date information to clients. HR consulting services implement programs to support people while ensuring compliance with current legislation through talent acquisition, growth strategies, and HR compliance. The HR professionals at Rea & Associates establish a customized, strategic, and flexible program that supports recruiting efforts, job postings, interviewing skills, and HR regulation compliance.

Rea Consulting Group
  • Affordable Care Act Consulting: ACA specialists manage regulation and maintain compliance.
  • IT Security (Protecting Data, Protecting Business): Specialized and certified IT audit professionals analyze and report on data breaches, ransomware attacks, and business email compromises. 
  • Fraud Consulting: Team of certified fraud examiners identifies business fraud.

Retirement Plan Services
The CEFEX certified Retirement Plan Services team at Rea & Associates consists of plan design experts who will tailor a company’s retirement plan to meet their unique needs.Through recordkeeping and third-party administration (TPA) support, plan design, and management assistance the smart retirement plan at Rea & Associates is designed to reach its potential and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. 

Retirement Plan Services:
  • Annual testing and review
  • Annual data collection
  • Preparation of Annual 5500
  • Summary Annual Report
  • Minimum distribution notices
  • Administrative telephone support
  • Asset reconciliation
  • Participant distribution processing and vesting
  • Draft of the plan document, SPD and amendments for review by legal counsel
  • Plan contribution calculation
  • ERISA compliance

State and Local Tax Services 
Rea & Associates established a team of state and local tax (SALT) experts to stay up-to-date on the laws and regulations for all business owners. Thanks to the South Dakota v. Wayfair case, the SALT team is busier than ever. Rea & Associates is dedicated to implementing extensive internal and external educational programs to present maximum client satisfaction on all state and local tax-related details. Let Rea & Associates minimize the impact state and local tax law has on the business's bottom line with comprehensive SALT services.

State and Local Tax Services:
  • Nexus studies
  • Voluntary disclosure agreement services
  • Registration with state and local tax departments
  • Taxability determination
  • Tax return filing 
  • Technology consulting
  • Audit defense

Rea & Associates-Independence/Cleveland location serves a full menu of professional services that guide businesses in all aspects of running, planning, and nurturing their future. The firm’s team is committed to facilitating greater growth for its clients in all industries throughout Ohio and the United States. The Ohio CPA firm has a talented team of experts and professionals on staff who are committed to maintaining integrity, honesty, respect, growth and profitability for organizations throughout all Industries. 

Rea & Associates is proud to serve these industries:

Construction and Real Estate 
The professional Construction and Real Estate Audit Services team at Rea & Associates-Independence/Cleveland location builds relationships with local bankers, attorneys, and bonding agents in the local community to develop a solid financial reporting system designed to bring in more business and improve day-to-day efficiency of operations for general contracting, subcontracting, home building, electrical, HVAC, highway, and bridge construction.

Rea & Associates-Independence/Cleveland location is Ohio's only member of the Institute of Dental CPAs (IDCPAs). As such, the firm is held to a higher standard and is uniquely equipped to provide best practices and up-to-date insight.

Dental Services

  • Accounting For Dental Professionals
  • Dental Practice Valuations
  • Dental Tax Services
  • Financial Checkup for Dental Practice Owners
  • New Dentist Consultations / Buying A Dental Practice
  • Practice Planning Strategies For Dentists
  • Retirement Planning Strategies For Dentists

For more than 75 years, Rea & Associates has served government entities throughout the State of Ohio to establish and maintain strong policies, internal controls, and financial reporting practices for boards of education to city councils while executing sound financial practices for the good of the community.

The team at Rea & Associates has the experience and expertise to create a robust and profitable health and wellness practice in all healthcare Industries with the following tools:
  • Year-end checkups
  • Compensation and bonus allocation design
  • Healthcare accounting
  • Practice valuation
  • Retirement plan design services medical professionals maintain profitability in their practice ownership careers. Tax strategy
  • Benchmarking data
  • Lean processes

Manufacturing is the largest industry specialization at Rea & Associates. The firm’s manufacturing tax planning and preparation professionals are equipped to find solutions to a wide range of manufacturing issues, including:
  • Auditing, ERISA auditing, and reviews
  • Benchmarks and flash reporting
  • Business valuations
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Internal control structuring
  • Inventory control, purchasing models and costing
  • Lease transaction compliance
  • Monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting
  • Pension administration and fiduciary consulting
  • Research and development credit studies
  • Retirement plan design, consulting and audits
  • Special tax benefits from state and local governments
  • Tax provision work

Rea & Associates leads organizations in growth and prosperity with financial reporting tools to help Not-For-Profit businesses gain trust and integrity in the communities they serve. From sample policies, including a 990 preparation checklist, a not-for-profit policy checklist; to promoting financial integrity and transparency, the nonprofit team at Rea & Associates is an essential component of your advisory team. 

Oil and Gas
The oil and gas professionals at Rea & Associates are passionate when it comes to delivering insight and expertise to landowners in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. They believe that landowners should always have the most current information at their fingertips when working with the big oil and gas companies and will work tirelessly to review oil and gas leases, surface use agreements and contracts, mineral rights, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) obligations, asset protection and more. Notably, for full protection and maximum results, the team’s Four Pillars Strategy for landowners is essential for each stage of a landowner’s wealth management strategy. 

Plain Community
Rea & Associates is proud to serve furniture manufacturers, food manufacturers and other businesses that make up Ohio’s Plain community, including the Amish and Mennonite population. Rea & Associates regularly assists those in the Plain community with resources such as:
  • Strategic planning
  • Succession planning
  • Lean Six Sigma consulting
  • QuickBooks consulting
  • Value enhancement scorecard

Veterinary Practices
As a vital partner, the Veterinary Practice Services team at Rea & Associates promotes positive working relationships established in collaboration and open communication for a healthy veterinary practice that is profitable with their services.
  • Accounting For Vets
  • Retirement Plan Services
  • <li

Contact Us


Call now
  • (614) 889-8725


Get directions
5775 Perimeter Dr
Dublin, OH 43017
United States

Business Hours

Mon:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact Us
Message sent. We'll get back to you soon.