About

Last Updated: January 17, 2022

On September 13, 2019, Andrew Griffith CPA began operations as a growing, virtual New York registered public accounting firm. Prospective clients from across the United States are welcome to discuss their needs with Andrew Griffith CPA.

Andrew Griffith CPA was established as a direct response to requests by individuals for consulting, financial planning, income tax compliance, and research services. (Auditing or compilation services are not provided.)

Andrew Griffith CPA is a member of the Sloatsburg Chamber of Commerce and the Suffern Chamber of Commerce.

Andrew Griffith, DBA, EA, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CRMA is the proprietor of Andrew Griffith CPA. Dr. Griffith has more than 15 years experience providing income tax compliance services. He has served clients from all parts of the United States and locations outside of the United States. His career includes time spent as a tenured accounting professor (more than 15 years), an internal auditor, an expense manager, and a trustee of a government authority. He has several publications in trade magazines and academic research journals, which are listed on the Publications page.

Andrew Griffith, DBA, EA, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CRMA approaches the accounting environment by emphasizes conservative accounting over aggressive accounting. For example, in the income tax accounting discipline, he does not encourage or support taking an aggressive position for a transaction on an income tax return. As a tax professional, he believes that his role is to legally minimize the tax liabilities of his clients (& legally maximize their refunds, if any) while minimizing the potential of friction between his clients and the tax authorities. He believes that aggressive accounting practices ultimately serve to maximize any potential friction between clients and the regulatory authorities and such practices are seldom in the best long-term interests of any of his clients.

Andrew Griffith, DBA, EA, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CRMA believes in building ongoing, long-term relationships with clients that span years. He facilitates this by providing a level of service rarely seen in this industry. For example, clients are encouraged and expected to ask questions about their income tax returns prepared by Andrew Griffith CPA and any matters related to these returns. Additionally, Andrew Griffith CPA will ask each client several questions to ensure that the income tax returns prepared appropriately and accurately and to facilitate future financial planning and decision-making for each client.

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Andrew Griffith, DBA, EA, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CRMA

Active professional licenses and credentials:

  • Enrolled Agent (EA)- issued by Internal Revenue Service

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)- issued by State of New York

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

  • QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor


Education:

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Accounting- Nova Southeastern University

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting- University of Central Oklahoma

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)- University of Central Oklahoma

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance with Accounting minor- University of Central Oklahoma

  • Associate of Science (AS) in Business with Management emphasis- Oklahoma City Community College

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Technology- Oklahoma State University- Oklahoma City


Current Professional Association Memberships:

  • American Accounting Association

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • Institute of Management Accountants

  • National Association of Enrolled Agents

  • New York Society of Enrolled Agents

  • The Institute of Internal Auditors