Helping You Navigate Your Financial Future

You’re an established presence in the Commercial Fishing industry, which means your time is focused on the operational efforts required for catching and processing fish. With the pressure to keep prices competitive in the face of increasing regulatory requirements, you need a relevant, trusted advisor who can reinforce the foundation of your business and help you navigate your financial future.

We provide bill paying, fishing settlements, and bookkeeping services, which enable you to concentrate and focus on fishing operations. As an established, full-service firm with over 35 years of experience in the Commercial Fishing industry, DiSanto, Priest & Co. is specially qualified to help your business thrive. Our unique hybrid tax, assurance, and advisory services were designed for Commercial Fishing companies like yours. You get one team with the training and credentials to handle all of your needs. And as your business grows, our specialized tax, audit, and advisory services grow with you.

Focusing on What Matters Most

We realize that while you’re busy operating and maintaining your vessels, it can be difficult to manage your financial accounts. Whether it’s understanding licensing and regulatory requirements or managing costs and budgeting, the future of your business depends on your ability to maintain and address these challenges. Our local CPAs have the specialized skills and tax management strategies (i.e., Capital Construction Fund Program, among many others) to help manage your company’s fiscal responsibilities. Our business model is designed to be proactive and to deliver our services to our clients with a personal touch.

Our Local CPAs Make Your Passion Our Business

We’re one of Rhode Island’s top accounting firms, and we pride ourselves on understanding the Commercial Fishing industry and can leverage our extensive resources and organizational affiliates to help you reach your goals. Our network of industry-specific professionals offers valuable experience in the unique compliance and regulatory requirements that affect your ability to manage costs and stay competitive. You don’t need just another accounting firm – you need a relevant advisor who specializes in Commercial Fishing accounting.


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