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.

The “Profit First” Framework for North Georgia Businesses

You might have heard the term "profit first accounting" buzzing around North Georgia business circles as of late.The philosophy was made popular by Mike Michalowicz and his book, Profit First. His theories have blossomed into reality for many business owners.Today, I...

How ASA Accounting & Tax Services Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

By the time you actually get to reading this, there is a very good chance that you're reading a voice from the last decade. 🙂 I make it a practice to prepare my posts to North Georgia clients and friends a few days in advance, and RIGHT NOW, it is still 2019.But 2020...

Thank You For Making The 2019 Tax Season Our Best Ever

Here we are, and "tax season" is behind us.But the truth is that tax season actually never ends for us. We just get a little less busy. But what a 2019 tax season it was.Thank you so much for your trust, and for allowing us to walk with you during such a sensitive and...

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...

Three More Questions To Consider in 2018 For Your North Georgia Small Business Plan

We are in that "calm before the storm" period before busy season begins in earnest for us, and it's a great time for us -- and for you, in my opinion -- to take stock. As we prepare for the increased activity and communication level that always comes this time of...

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...

Evaluating Your North Georgia Company’s Marketing ROI

I put a lot of effort into going beyond being a simple tax/accounting advisor for my North Georgia clients, and I'm grateful to those who send back comments, who forward these on to their associates and, of course, for the many referrals that my clients and contacts...

Everything You Need To Know About Tax Records For North Georgia Businesses

Tax season is over.Just like the North Pole elves in the Will Ferrell classic, Elf, perhaps your team could use a brief moment of celebration before getting back to work?Although it's a relief now, remember that tax season isn't a one-time occasion. The decisions you...

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...

Lemonade Stands And A New Selling Strategy For North Georgia Businesses

We're turning the corner into the holidays, and it's a massive selling opportunity for your North Georgia business ... if you use it.But I'm not referring merely to holiday promotions. Those are almost to be expected at this point.What I have for you today is a story...

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!