Waters, Hardy, and Company
Established in 1981 in Dallas, Texas, we have been providing accounting services and tax optimization for small and medium-sized businesses, and high net worth individuals. Our tax specialists are also highly qualified to provide business and financial consulting, and individual tax planning. We work with companies in a variety of industries, with mergers and acquisitions, as well as trusts and estates.
We honor excellent results. We understand that accurate and timely accounting information is a necessity for any successful business. For this reason, we have a strict and thorough quality control process, in which multiple people review the accounting and financial affairs to ensure accuracy before requesting for client’s signatures.
We are committed to quality, transparency, and communication in ensuring every client is well informed and understands the logic of the tax code to make the best use of it in their companies.
And if you are an experienced CPA looking for a good opportunity to develop your career in a professional and trustworthy environment, please visit our careers page. We are inclusive and we value dialogue and work-life balance.
Richard Waters, CPA, Partner
Richard C. Waters started working at Waters, Hardy & Company while attending high school in Dallas.
While attending college at the University of Texas at Dallas during mornings and evenings, he maintained a full time position at the firm. In 1984, he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. In 1985, he obtained his CPA license and continued working for the firm. Throughout his years in public accounting, Richard has obtained valuable experience in working with all types of closely held businesses and individuals. As a result of this experience, he has learned how to best advise clients how to obtain the most from their company or achieve the best results from their personal tax situations. He has experience in working with clients in manufacturing, wholesaling, professional services, restaurants, and retailing. Working with such clients over the past 25 years has given him extensive knowledge in tax and accounting services, business acquisitions and sales, business consulting and planning, and individual tax planning and consulting.
Richard is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the State of Texas. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.
In Richard’s free time, he likes to play golf and tennis with his wife and friends.
Areas of Specialty
- Business acquisition
- Individual tax planning
- BS / Business – University of Texas
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