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Charles R. Mason Jr., CPA

Charles R. Mason Jr., CPA

Charles joined Grass, Coffey & Scharlau in 2002 and became a shareholder in 2005. Prior to joining GCS, Charles spent over eight years in public accounting and four years in private accounting. His areas of expertise include tax planning and preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships, tax-exempt entities, and consolidated returns. Charles has dealt with many complicated tax issues such as the treatment of stock options, basis issues, like-kind exchanges, partnership issues and entity liquidations that are not normally handled by a smaller, local firm. In addition, Charles has represented many business and individual clients with the Internal Revenue Service and argued numerous cases successfully.


Corporate | Partnership | Sole Proprietorship | Income Tax Planning & Preparation | Estate and Trust Formation and Tax Reporting | Financial Projections & Forecasts | Entity Selection and Formation | Individual and Business Consulting | IRS and State of Arizona Representation | Charitable Trusts | Tax-Exempt Entities | Consolidated Returns


Charles graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) | Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA)


Charles and his wife, Joni, live in Phoenix and have one daughter and two grand-daughters. Charles enjoys boating, fishing, camping & hunting. As an outdoor enthusiast, Charles also likes to photograph his many trips to the Arizona wilderness.


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