Text Box: Margaret A. Caster, CPA CFF PFS CFE MSA RIA CGMA
 
         Mrs. Caster graduated from the University of 
Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting 
and with a Master of Science in Accounting. Margaret is 
a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud 
Examiner. Margaret manages the firms Taxation 
Department as well as the Quality Review Program, 
which is the system of quality control for the auditing 
and accounting practice of the firm. She reviews and provides guidance for the firms audited, reviewed and compiled financial statements including opinions, reports and disclosures in accordance with technical standards as required by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
         Margaret has a wide-range of taxation, auditing and accounting experience. She is knowledgeable in accounting and taxation for entities of varying sizes and complexity, including taxation of corporations, partnerships, individuals, estates and trusts. She is also experienced in accounting and reporting for nonprofit entities.
         Margaret is a Certified Fraud Examiner. She is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Rhode Island Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners .  She is also achieved the AICPA designation as Certified in Financial Forensics.  As well, Margaret is a Certified Global Management Advisor.  Margaret has earned the AICPA designation of Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). 
         Formerly with a big four accounting firm, Margaret is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Rhode Island Chapter of Fraud Examiners. She is a former instructor of accounting at the University of Rhode Island. 
          
         Margaret has successfully passed the Series 65 Exam, the Uniform Investment Advisors Law Exam and is enrolled with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
         Margaretís extensive taxation and audit background compliments the quality of service you will receive at Caster CPAs Inc.

  								
 
 
Richard A. Caster, EA 				
Nationally Certified Food Safety Instructor
 
         Richard Caster moved into restaurant consulting 
after working in the food service industry for more than 
35 years.  Richard is a Certified Food Safety Manager - 
Instructor.
                                                                                            
         Richard is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst earning a Bachelor of Arts degree with a General Studies concentration. His experience in the industry includes managing restaurants for two prestigious national chains, both of which have garnered awards and recognition from JD Power & Associates and Restaurants and Institutions, among others. This background has given Richard a thorough understanding of food presentation and cost controls.
                                                                                                         
         In addition to his tenures at major corporations, he has also worked in small catering situations and in the fast food environment. His broad range of experience has given him a deep appreciation of good food and left him versed in fine dining and liquor licensing concerns as well.

	Richard is an Enrolled Agent.  As an Enrolled Agent, Richard is a federally authorized tax practitioner who has specialized knowledge of taxation for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts.  This highly regarded designation also allows him the privilege to represent taxpayers in IRS audits, appeals and collections. 
                                                                                                                                     	Richard's thorough understanding of the industry enables him to evaluate a situation and suggest intelligent, manageable techniques for improvement.  Richard's understanding taxation and  of the restaurant industry will enhance the quality of service you will receive at Caster CPAs Inc.
 
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