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4440 Von Karman Ave.
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Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Ralph C. Kuhen, C.P.A, M.B.A., M.S. in Taxation

Ralph is the founder and President of R. Kuhen & Co., Inc.

Ralph has over 45 years of professional experience. For the 10 years prior to founding R. Kuhen & Co., Inc., Ralph was a Partner in Charge of Hein & Associates LLP’s Southern California office. Prior to Hein, Ralph founded and was Managing Partner of Carpenter, Kuhen & Sprayberry, CPAs, a 25 year business with offices in the San Joaquin Valley and Ventura/Oxnard.

Clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, manufacturing and distribution, law, transportation, construction, energy and agriculture, have benefited from Ralph’s personalized tax planning services. Ralph is a leader in the development of tax planning and asset protection strategies which, when used in concert with a comprehensive income tax plan, offer business owners added protection in industries with greater liabilities. Ralph provides consulting services to companies on tax planning, consulting and preparation, specializing in tax-related solutions for complex business matters for closely-held and family enterprises. Ralph’s highly-developed expertise in federal tax code and procedures provides deeper insight into tax-related issues and allows him to assist his clients to achieve greater tax savings in their business operations.

Ralph has taught at Golden Gate University and the California Society of CPAs, and has published articles on a variety of tax topics. He recently taught tax courses at Concordia University in Irvine, California. He was also on the Dean’s Advisory Board at Concordia University. In his spare time, Ralph is a single father involved in many activities with his family, church and schools.

Ralph received his B.A. in Accounting from Ft. Lewis College in Colorado in 1972 in addition he earned an M.B.A. in Taxation in 1981 from Golden Gate University and furthered his advanced education with an additional graduate degree from Golden Gate University and received a Master of Science in Taxation in May of 2002.

Ralph is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Tax Division, as well as the California, Nevada, and Arizona Societies of CPAs.

Dedicated to continuing education within his profession, Ralph is always attending the latest tax courses to continue to expand the firms’ knowledge base thus enhancing our ability to serve our clients.