For years, Child Richards CPAs & Advisors has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.
Child Richards CPAs & Advisors is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.
Mr. Richards received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Professional Accounting degrees from Weber State University and his Law degree from the University of Utah School of Law. He has been with the firm since 1995. He focuses on all aspects of taxation for individuals, businesses and estates. He has extensive experience in matters related to estate planning, business succession, tax planning, asset protection, real estate and corporate legal matters.
Mr. Wood received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in CIS from Weber State University. He has been with the firm since 1975. He has served on the committee for the Utah Association of CPAs for governmental accounting and auditing. He has worked extensively in non-profit and governmental accounting and auditing for the past 35 years and also consults with small business and individuals for all their accounting and tax needs.
Mr. Child received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Professional Accountancy degrees from Weber State University. He is experienced with various levels of attestation services including financial statements audits, reviews, agreed-upon procedures, and compilations. Mr. Child serves as the audit partner of the firm and oversees the firm’s work with auditing and accounting standards. He also works extensively in income tax preparation for businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals.
Mrs. Johnson received her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Master of Accounting degrees from Weber State University. She has been with the firm since 2006. Her main areas of focus are the preparation of financial statements, income tax returns for businesses and individuals, as well as the processing of monthly accounting and sales tax returns. She also provides QuickBooks training for local business owners.
Mr. Porter received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Economics from Weber State University. He has been with the firm since 1982. He has been involved with many aspects of accounting and his main areas of focus are preparation of financial statements specializing in franchise operations, auditing, and income tax preparation for businesses, estates and individuals.
Ms. Spencer received her AA from Eagle Gate College and has worked for Wood Richards & Associates since 2007. Her main focus is the day to day operations of payroll processing for many of our firms clients. She also handles quarterly processing of payroll taxes and the preparation of financial statements.
Ms. Sheffield received her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from University of Phoenix. She has worked for the firm since 2014. Her main focus is the day to day payroll processing for Capitol Payroll LLC, as well as processing payroll taxes.
Mrs. Vega received her Associates in accounting from Stevens Henager College of Business. She has worked for the firm for more than 30 years. She retired from full-time work but continues to consult as needed, particularly during tax season. Her main area of emphasis is small business accounting, payroll taxes, and preparation of individual and business tax returns.
Ms. Heines received an Applied Science Degree with an emphasis in Business from USU in 2003. She has been with Wood Richards and Associates since 2004. Her main area of focus is taking care of billing, client questions, making appointments, assembling tax returns and general office issues.
Mrs. Benson has been with the firm since 2013. Her main area of focus is taking care of clients, social media marketing, scheduling appointments, and assembling tax returns. She will be the first person you meet as you walk in the door.