Debra Hanger

Tax Associate

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Debra Hanger is a Tax Associate with MRA Associates. In this role, she researches tax laws, collaborates with the tax team to resolve client issues, and prepares individual and small business tax returns.  She is experienced in tax compliance, debtor creditor law, and international tax.

Prior to joining MRA Associates in February of 2019, Debra served as lead tax associate for RSM US LLP (RSM) in Tempe, AZ. Earlier in her career, she worked with Alere, Inc., Johnson Mark, LLC, Crocs Inc., and RC Willey (a Berkshire Hathaway Company). In these roles, Debra gained valuable knowledge updating intercompany service, product, and loan agreements, reconciling customer accounts, and researching revenue procedures with relation to tax law updates.

Debra is an active legal aid volunteer for Arizona StandDown Alliance, which hosts an annual event to assist veterans with legal issues. She first earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Later she went on to earn her Doctor in Jurisprudence in Arizona, then finished off law school at the University of San Diego School of Law where she earned a Master of Laws in Taxation.  Debra also studied abroad in London where she learned about cross boarder corporations and international taxation.

In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, traveling, CrossFit, spending time with family and friends, and being a foodie.