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.

10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards North Georgia Companies Should Implement

Things have been cranking at the ASA Accounting & Tax Services offices of late! We have had a steady stream of new North Georgia clients calling, emailing and coming through our doors. But it's also because of all of the questions we are fielding about the new tax...

Effective Advertising: How To Find It In North Georgia

As you may or may not already know, this is the final week before extended tax returns are due (Monday, October 16th is the due date this year), so we are working hard here in our North Georgia offices with those clients who placed an extension on their filing, to...

Get Stuff Done With Collins’s Productivity Tactics

It's Cyber Monday, and as is my habit, this strategy note is being composed early in the week. Plenty to do this week, and gotta get ahead, after all. Did your North Georgia business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, you may have...

Tax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session for North Georgia area Businesses

I'm going to take a moment to address you who might NOT be using our services thus far. There's a word or two for current ASA Accounting & Tax Services clients here as well, but allow me to explain. You see, sometimes, you just know you need to make a change, but...

5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your North Georgia Small Business

Have you noticed that traditional styles of advertising are getting more and more stale? That's because the online world has torn down so many different barriers that we don't realize how much has changed, until we take a look at the real numbers. And across many...

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...

North Georgia Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team ASA Accounting & Tax Services. And while I often address "for profit" organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply...

The Most Important Factor in North Georgia Small Business Valuation

I've heard from many of my North Georgia business owner contacts over these last few months, thanking me for the notes that we put together, sending thoughts and questions -- and letting me know that they've sent their friends to see us for their business and family...

How To Eliminate Bad Business Debt In Your North Georgia Small Business

There's a bunch of "business" I need to communicate today, before I get to my discussion of your North Georgia business debt. That's because the personal filing deadline is Tuesday, April 17th, and the majority of our North Georgia business clients also have us handle...

Dealing With Angry Customers: A Plan For North Georgia Business Owners

As I have been saying to some of my personal tax preparation clients in North Georgia, I'm not sure that there is very much that I could say that could add anything to the conversation about what happened last week in Parkland, FL. It seems that every time something...

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!