For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

Solving Problems in North Georgia Businesses with Effective Solutions

There's this idea out there among many wannabe North Georgia business owners that they have to come up with the next completely fresh idea in order to have a great business. Shows like Shark Tank (which I love) go towards creating this kind of mindset -- although the...

Curtis Collins’ Updated Tax Preparation Checklist for 2019

Tax season 2019 is inexorably moving forward. We now have less than two months before personal federal taxes are due. Which, of course, means that it's time to get started if you haven't yet done so already.I'm here today with a large checklist that you can work from,...

Special Business Knowledge And North Georgia Business Success

Yes, there's plenty to say about that Super Bowl, the advertisements (apparently, they're all Tide ads), the halftime show, etc. But I'll let others weigh in there. I'm a tax professional after all. Congratulations Eagles fans, etc. Here at ASA Accounting & Tax...

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A North Georgia Tax Professional

As I write, it's the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in North Georgia are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing...

Increase Profits For Your North Georgia Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

We're still waiting on Congress to reconcile the different tax reform plans passed by the House and the Senate, but we do know a couple things. First, it looks pretty certain that you're not going to be able to deduct your state and local income taxes in 2018. Both...

North Georgia Small Business Debt Collection

How are things going for you? Is there something we can do to help your business during this final quarter of 2017? Do let me know. One nice way to make your quarter better is to get an infusion of cash. However, this is too often a rare occurrence. Too many North...

A North Georgia Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in North Georgia, we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters...

Know the Value of Your Time: A North Georgia Entrepreneur’s Guide

Is there an additional way that we can serve your North Georgia business? Please shoot me an email using the button at the top of this page and let me know what's happening in your business, and what seem to be your greatest needs right now. I'd love to speak into it...

What Are My Chances of Getting Audited? 11 Tips For North Georgia Small Businesses

On March 15th, 2018, Subchapter S Corporation (S-corps, for short), have their tax returns due. We're already on top of things for our North Georgia clients, but this is a quick reminder to you to make sure that we've communicated, and that your books don't contain...

Curtis Collins’ Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google's new "Duplex" system, it's going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that North Georgia businesses like yours -- and mine -- will have less use for employees that are mere "order takers" or who don't engage in...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!