Steve Tait, CPA



Steven L. Tait, CPA

Managing Partner

Steve Tait offers extensive professional experience and insight in audit, pre-audit, accounting, business tax, personal tax, and consulting services.

Steve is Walker & Armstrongís managing partner and is responsible for directing the firmís audit and accounting practices. He has been a practicing CPA for 40 years with local and national firms, primarily in Arizona. Steve has extensive experience directing audit, accounting, tax and consulting engagements in a variety of industries and for government entities and not-for-profit entities.

Through his leadership and professional skill, Steve has added value to many high net worth families and individuals, closely held companies, government entities and not-for-profit entities.

Steve has been in public accounting since 1976 and holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Arizona State University.

Private Companies

Owners of closely held companies benefit from Steve Tait’s professional experience in all of Arizona’s private economic sectors, including

  • Manufacturing

  • Wholesale distribution

  • Construction

  • Retail

  • Insurance

  • Real estate development

  • Golf and other recreational facilities

  • Financial services

Not-for-Profit Entities

Helping not-for-profit entities accomplish their missions for a growing constituent base is a major focus of Steve Tait’s professional practice:

  • Trade organizations

  • Charter schools

  • Foundations

  • Private industry councils

  • Private post-secondary schools

  • Health and welfare organizations

Government Entities

Steve Tait’s government experience includes directing audits and providing pre-audit services for:

  • Counties

  • Municipalities

  • Housing authorities

  • Indian tribes

  • Fire districts

Professional Memberships and Activities

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA)

Arizona State Board of Accountancy: Audit and Accounting Standards Committee