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Ruthann Woll

Ruthann J. Woll, CPA

Tax Partner

About Ruthann

For more than two decades, Ruthann Woll has helped community benefit organizations and individuals manage tax compliance, navigate tax reporting complexities and secure favorable tax treatment. A Partner in RKL’s Tax Services Group, Ruthann oversees firm wide individual tax planning and compliance efforts and leads the firm’s nonprofit tax niche.

Ruthann comprehensively serves the tax accounting needs of high-net-worth and high-earning individual clients, helping them minimize tax exposure through strategies like gift and estate planning, tax-loss harvesting and charitable contributions. She also helps to lead RKL Private Wealth, the firm’s continuum of financial and legacy planning services for families and individuals with sophisticated wealth management needs.

Her nonprofit tax expertise makes Ruthann a key member of RKL’s Not-for-Profit Industry Group, as well as a trusted counselor to many organizations throughout the region. Ruthann helps nonprofits maintain their mission-critical tax-exempt status and manage the full spectrum of unique tax considerations for this industry. She specializes in Form 990, Form 990-T and Form 990-PF reporting, unrelated business income and excise taxes.

Ruthann frequently delivers presentations on individual and nonprofit tax topics to client board and committee members, professional associations and industry organizations.

Beyond her trusted financial and operational counsel, Ruthann extends her commitment to the nonprofit industry as an active and engage volunteer in her community. This service-driven approach deepens her appreciation for nonprofit efforts to improve health, welfare and quality of life throughout the region, and underscores Ruthann’s professional efforts to position nonprofits for sustained success.


Investment advisory services offered through RKL Wealth Management LLC. Consulting and tax services offered through RKL LLP. RKL Wealth Management LLC is a subsidiary of RKL LLP.


  • B.S. Economics and Business Administration, Ursinus College

Honors & Awards

  • Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rising Star Award
  • Lehigh Valley Business, Lehigh Valley Women of Influence 2019

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Member
  • Leadership Berks, Class of 2008, Current Chair of Placement Fair
  • Berks County Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce, W2W Research & Development Committee Member
  • United Way of Berks County, Secretary/Treasurer; Chair, Finance Committee; Member, Executive and Audit Committees
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, Take the Lead Fundraising Event Committee Member
  • Penn Bernville Parent Teacher Organization, Treasurer


Ruthann resides in Bernville with her husband, Doug, and their children. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering in her community.