Leading Through Change In Your North Georgia Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I'm mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that "used to work" to reduce our clients' tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in the past.Politics...

Curtis Collins’ Thanksgiving Thank You To North Georgia Business Owners

It's Thanksgiving week, which definitely seems to have come too fast this year.Because of the holiday, things are a bit slower -- but not by much. With so many changes for the business owner in this year's tax code, we're having lots of conversations with clients in...

A Story, and Tax Planning 2017 for North Georgia Businesses

Story time today. Here we are, with Q3 of 2017 in the rearview mirror, and it's amazing how quickly things move. (And, by the way, this reminds me: have you considered making further pro-active moves to minimize your taxes for this year? With a few months left in the...

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...

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,...

Six Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In North Georgia

So last week, I began the conversation around those foundational items of necessity for a "real" business that many business owners in North Georgia don't quite take into consideration when they first get started.These are the sort of things that can be the difference...

Curtis Collins’ 2017 Tax Document Checklist

Yes, the calendar reads 2018, but the IRS of course, is living in the past. As you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing something we're pretty good at: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our North Georgia clients' business financial...

ASA Accounting & Tax Services’s Tips on Turning One-Time Buyers into Repeat Customers

In your North Georgia business, you're shooting for one thing whether you realize it or not: customer loyalty.Seeking out new customers is an arduous task in itself, but keeping them satisfied is another beast that you should take seriously. Why is it so important to...

Let’s Talk About Your Business…

You and I both see the headlines… taxes sure to rise in the next few years, your clients and customers are feeling a new pinch…

How North Georgia Business Owners Can Win The Day Through Micro Tasks

It's April. And that means, well -- it's PROCRASTINATION season.Our phones are ringing off the hook, and our inboxes are clogged with North Georgia people who are looking for tax help. Fortunately, our business owner clients (usually) are a little more ahead of the...

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!