Ron Peterson, CPA - Founder/Owner
Ron Peterson, CPA, CTRC, is Owner of Ron Peterson, CPA, Inc. based in Chatsworth, Georgia. His firm provides individuals and small businesses with tax, accounting, and advisory services. Ron is most passionate about helping clients become more profitable and minimize their income taxes.
Ron has strong expertise in resolving tax problems due to non-filing, late filing, and owing back taxes. He helps clients work out a repayment plan to help them get their financial lives back in order. While his practice has a heavy emphasis on helping clients with their taxes, he is also fluent in QuickBooks and provides setup and reporting for QuickBooks. He enjoys working with startups.
Ron is a Certified Tax Resolution Consultant and QuickBooks® ProAdvisor. He is a long-time member of the American Institute of CPAs.
Ron began his career in public accounting, getting his start at one of the Big Four accounting firms, Ernst & Young. His career has been equally split between public accounting and as a turnaround CFO and operational consultant. He has a stellar set of career accomplishments:
- Restored company profitability from a $3 million annual loss to a $3 million annual profit,
- Developed and implemented a $5 million cost reduction plan for one company,
- Guided revenue bond refinancing that resulted in saving $500,000 in annual interest costs for another company, and
- Directed strategic planning initiatives that substantially increased a business’s revenue.
Ron earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Wyoming, before furthering his education at the University of Texas. He grew up on a small wheat farm in western Nebraska. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and sharing the word of Jesus.