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...

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...

Business Succession Planning Essentials by Curtis Collins

The final quarter is a great time to take a look at where things have gone for your North Georgia business, and that's perhaps an obvious point. But now (before the holidays really hit), it might also be an even better time to take stock of where you are headed LONG...

2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Curtis

Unless something crazy happens this week, we have a new tax plan. If Congress-watchers are right, the House and Senate should vote to pass this new bill, and it will be signed by President Trump before Christmas. I'm writing this on Monday the 18th (a busy week is...

Ask For The Sale! North Georgia Business Owners Sales Psychology

I make it my goal in these weekly notes to pass along information which has proven useful to our firm and our more successful clients. I do this because we want to be a partner with you in helping you grow your North Georgia business. We're not marketing "gurus"...

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For North Georgia Small Businesses

It's increasingly clear to all of us that our present "cultural moment" can take a toll on any North Georgia person's mind who isn't vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more...

Financial Behaviors For North Georgia Business Owners (Part 2)

For many North Georgia business owners, the Memorial Day weekend is sometimes one that can feel a little lonely. While many of those around you are floating on a boat with a fishing pole in the water, or firing up the backyard grill, there you are in the office or in...

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...

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...

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...

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!