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Russell J. Richards, C.P.A.

Phone: (401) 837-0697 View Additional Phone Numbers 1046 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, RI 02915 http://russellrichardscpa.com


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Description

Russell J. Richards, C.P.A. specializes in individual and corporate accounting services. This includes C Corporations, S Corporations, LLC entities, partnerships and sole proprietors. The business services include income tax preparation, e-filing, accounting and bookkeeping, business start up consultation and Quickbooks system assistance. The business also helps with obtaining installment agreements with federal and state governments as well as dealing with other tax problems.


BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Russell J. Richards, C.P.A. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Russell J. Richards, C.P.A.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: February 15, 1991 Business started: 07/01/1985 in RI Business started locally: 07/01/1985
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
45 Royal Little Drive, Providence RI 02904-1861
http://www.riscpa.org
Phone Number: 401-331-5720
Fax Number: 401-454-5780
The number is 761.

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. Russell J. Richards, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Russell J. Richards, Owner
Number of Employees

1

Business Category

ACCOUNTANTS-CPA FINANCIAL PLANNING CONSULTANTS BOOKKEEPING SERVICE ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING-GENERAL SERVICES Offices of Certified Public Accountants (NAICS: 541211)

Hours of Operation
By appointment
Method(s) of Payment
Cash
Check
Service Area
Russell J. Richards, C.P.A. provides their services in RHODE ISLAND.
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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