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Thought: Learning to be content in all circumstances is the foundation for generating real wealth, especially in this economy…

Three Easy Ways for North Georgia Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for North Georgia businesses is behind us, and we're taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about...

Develop Your North Georgia Target Client With These 7 Important Traits

While we're on the subject of what's holding North Georgia business owners back... I wrote recently about how too many of my North Georgia small business owner clients don't allow themselves the gift of good delegation. It keeps them toiling along with minor tasks,...

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...

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...

Key Year-End Tax Moves North Georgia Businesses Should Consider

There are so many things for North Georgia business owners to consider at the end of the year. From year-end profitability analysis, to staff bonuses, to marketing initiatives to capture year-end spending ... do not neglect this wonderful opportunity for the calendar...

How Money Works For North Georgia Business Owners (Part 1)

Sometimes it feels like all we face is turmoil. And this feeling is not restricted to those North Georgia businesses who survive "month-to-month". Even the best-capitalized among us can get trapped by the ever-increasing cycle of impending doom. This is especially...

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...

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...

Thanksgiving Week Reflections From A North Georgia Business Owner

It's a slower week, here in ASA Accounting & Tax Services World. Yes, it's crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week. And I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how...

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!