What's news at RCO

Photo by Brian Luenser

Brewer Bears Visit RCO

Students from Brewer High School’s business class visited the Rylander, Clay & Opitz office this February. These talented kids had insightful questions for our tax team and learned a thing or two about accounting – some ...

Read More

New Overtime Regulations Q&A with Kelly Hein Jr.

In this week’s Fort Worth Business, RCO’s Kelly Hein Jr. provides readers with some insight on the new overtime regulations. Check out the Q&A below.   On May 18, President Obama announced an update to the U....

Read More

Teaming Up with New Life Ministries

With vacuum sealer in-hand, the firm got together to bag 4,039 pounds of rice and beans for the New Life Children’s Home in Honduras. New Life Ministries helps children and their families by providing a home and food to villages...

Read More

RCO Goes Into the Wild

RCO always celebrates the end of tax season, but this year we decided to go into the wild! The Ashton Depot hosted our annual party and our team had a chance to let loose and have some fun. They earned it! Check out the full album...

Read More

Why is Tax Day on April 18?

Thanks to Washington, D.C., the deadline for filing your federal taxes this year will be April 18 – three days later than we’re used to. April 16 is a recognized holiday: Emancipation Day. It commemorates the end of slavery in...

Read More

RCO Adds Tax Manager

FORT WORTH, TX — Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP (RCO), a leading Fort Worth accounting firm, has hired Michael Dunlap, CPA as its newest manager in the tax department, announced Rob Opitz, managing partner. Dunlap has worked in...

Read More

The Financial Accounting Standards Board Issues Accounting Standards Update

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently issued a long-awaited Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that requires organizations that lease assets to record all of those leases on the balance as an asset and correspond...

Read More

Managing Oil and Gas Firms During Downturns

In FWinc.‘s Spring 2016 issue, RCO’s partner-in-charge, audit department, Jay Shellum, provides insight on how oil and gas clients can prepare for a downturn and weather the storm when it hits. Managing Oil and Gas Fir...

Read More

Happy Retirement, Linda!

We would like to send our best wishes to Linda Low in her retirement. She has been with RCO since 1983 and a partner since 2000. Her knowledge of the not-for-profit, governmental, retail and broadcasting industries has been indisp...

Read More

RCO Adds Oil & Gas Specialist, Air Force Captain to Roster

ACCOUNTING FIRM GROWS TEAM (Fort Worth, TX) — Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP (RCO), a leading Fort Worth accounting firm, welcomes new associates DJ Strah to the tax team and Matthew Miller to the audit team. Strah comes to RCO...

Read More

Estate Planning by Kelly Hein Jr.

FW Inc. enlisted the expertise of our own Kelly Hein Jr. in this article about estate planning. IRS looks at curtailing valuation discounts in wealth transfers and expects to issue word this fall. By Kelly Hein, Rylander, Clay &a...

Read More

RCO Gives Back!

In an effort to give back to our community during the holiday season, RCO’s Jo Warren organized a coat drive benefitting the Union Gospel Mission. We collected over 30 coats for those in need.  Pictured left to right: Rizwan M...

Read More

12th Annual Fort Worth Chapter of CPAs Softball Tournament

We had a great time participating in the 12th annual Fort Worth Chapter of CPAs softball tournament at Randol Mill Park in Arlington. Our coach, Robert Simpson, led the team to first place. See you all again next year!...

Read More

RCO Announces Seven In-House Promotions

(Fort Worth, TX) — Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP (RCO) has recently promoted seven of their team members. Promotions and new hires are growing more prevalent as the firm grows its business. “It is my great pleasure to announ...

Read More

RCO Sponsors Brewer High School Golf Tournament

Shout out to all the participants and sponsors at the Brewer High School golf fundraiser that helps provide equipment, rentals and uniforms for the high school golf team. RCO had a great time participating in the tournament. Go Be...

Read More

RYLANDER, CLAY & OPITZ, LLP ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERS

(Fort Worth – TX) – Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP (RCO), a leading Fort Worth accounting firm, announces the promotion of Donna Mayes and Robert Simpson from Senior Audit Manager to Partner. Mayes and Simpson both start...

Read More

Leading Fort Worth Firm Welcomes Talented UTA Mavericks

(Fort Worth, TX) — Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP, a leading Fort Worth accounting firm, welcomes two new interns from the University of Texas at Arlington, Ruth Russell and Natalie Truong, during the busiest season of the year...

Read More

Celebrating Our 40th with ACH

In celebration of our 40th anniversary, we wanted to give back to the community that has been our home for the past 40 years. We hoped to help local children during the holiday season, and we were immediately drawn to the work tha...

Read More

RCO Celebrates 40 Years…And Accounting!

This month we celebrated our 40th anniversary with a holiday gathering of employees, partners, friends and clients at the Colonial Country Club. We also bid a warm farewell to one of our founding partners, Dennis Opitz, as he made...

Read More

Managing a non-profit organization can be Risky Business!

Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP is sponsoring a two-hour seminar that will help its attendees better understand risk management. Discussion will include • Common business risks you’re not thinking about and how to address them...

Read More

HEIN TAKES THE TAX LEAD AT BUSTLING FORT WORTH FIRM

(Fort Worth, TX) — Rylander, Clay & Opitz, one of the leading CPA firms in the southwest, recently appointed partner Kelly R. Hein Jr. to be head of the tax department. Hein brings more than 20 years of experience in public ...

Read More

Think It Won’t Happen to You?

Think again. Every two years the Association of Certified Fraud examiners publishes its Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse. It’s amazing to me to see how consistent the results are from period to period an...

Read More

Positive changes underway at Fort Worth’s Rylander, Clay & Opitz.

(Fort Worth, TX) – Public accounting firm Rylander Clay & Opitz has had several recent internal business developments, including the promotion of five long-time members of the RCO team. Justin Lauderdale was recently promote...

Read More

All accounting and consulting firms are not alike. We invite you to compare.