R.S.K. Tax & Consulting, LLC is an accounting firm specializing in tax preparation and tax planning services to individuals, trusts, estates and small businesses in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. We believe in treating clients like family, delivering experienced counsel, unmatched preparation, and a friendly personal touch.

Our focus is on providing quality and responsive service, and forging long-lasting business relationships. We take pride in giving our clients one-to-one attention to drive the best outcomes and results. Our clients expect competent professional services performed in a timely manner, and we are able to achieve this by working closely with each client and keeping them informed and involved along the way. After all, the stronger relationships we have with our clients, the better the results.

We Provide:

  • Tax Management Services
  • Tax Planning and Preparation
  • Accounting Services
  • IRS Representation
  • Bookkeeping Services
  • Entity Selection and Restructuring
  • QuickBooks Accounting Assistance

Clients We Serve:

  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Physicians
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Childcare Services
  • Transit Companies

Our Team

Katherine Santaniello, CPA, Partner
ksantaniello@rsktax.com | Phone: 917-517-1176

Katherine Santaniello is a Certified Public Accountant and a partner at R.S.K. Tax and Consulting, LLC. Katherine is dedicated to providing quality personal tax and accounting services to all of her clients. She strives and takes pride in building personal relationships with her clients to ensure that their tax and financial needs are adhered to. Katherine has been practicing accounting and tax for over twenty years and her area of expertise includes, but is not limited to, tax compliance and tax planning for individuals and businesses. Katherine specializes in all service businesses, with a niche in real-estate and hospitality.

Katherine Santaniello graduated Fordham University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and received her Master’s in Taxation from Long Island University in 2008. Katherine is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs, the AICPA, and The Westchester County Association. Katherine has volunteered her time assisting callers with various tax questions and concerns at the Journal News. Katherine has devoted extensive time to the Tangible Property Regulations effective January 1, 2014, along with all the current tax law changes due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which is the largest tax overhaul in over thirty years.


 Samantha Santaniello, CPA, Partner
ssantaniello@rsktax.com | Phone: 646-879-0137

Samantha Santaniello is a Certified Public Accountant and a partner at R.S.K. Tax & Consulting, LLC. Samantha brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her clients, specifically in the accounting and financial reporting area. With twelve years of accounting experience in both private and public, Samantha began her career at KPMG, a big four accounting firm, specializing in audit and accounting services, until deciding to move to the private sector. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fordham University.

Samantha is a member of the American Institute of Certified public Accountants and the National Associations of Tax Professionals. She resides in Bergen County and is a member of the Chambers of Commerce in Northvale holding the Correspondence Secretary Position.


Ricardo Ortiz, Partner
rortiz@rsktax.com | Phone: 917-517-1175

Ricardo Ortiz is a Partner at R.S.K. Tax and Consulting, LLC. Ricardo has dedicated his career to providing accounting services to a diversified group of clients spanning from medical, non-profits, manufacturing, retail, royalties, real estate and hospitality. Ricardo started his accounting career in 1999 as a bookkeeper at a small business which primarily focused on bookkeeping for Medical PC’s. In 2005 Ricardo started his own business keeping the books for mostly Professional Medical Corporations as well as non-profit groups.

Ricardo graduated Lehman College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. In 2012, Ricardo joined a large retail company as a Senior Accountant while still serving his clients at his own business. Ricardo left the retail company in 2015 after the relocation of their financial departments. This gave him the opportunity to expand his business and become a Partner at R.S.K. Tax & Consulting, LLC. Ricardo has over 20 years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting.