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.

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Curtis Collins Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space.The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences.But...

Good News for North Georgia Businesses About

Just when we thought that the business-related news might slow down for North Georgia business owners...Not only are unemployment numbers improving (much to the surprise and delight of the stock markets), but ...Congress passed, and the President has signed a bill...

Protecting Your Focus At All Costs by Curtis Collins

War drums beating in Iran.Impeachment (?) proceedings. Democratic primaries.Weird economic signals.There is literally SO MUCH that can rob you of your greatest asset as we move forward into 2020.And in case it wasn't obvious, I'm talking about your focus.As a local...

Outlining What Occurs During A Business Audit For North Georgia Businesses

Our North Georgia business owner clients come to us for lots of different reasons.Whether it's merely for straight tax work, cash flow management and forecasting, or direct accounting assistance, we wear many hats on behalf of our favorite business owners.But here's...

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from ASA Accounting & Tax Services to you and yours

Right in the middle of the bloody depths of civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year.His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William...

What Your North Georgia Business Should Do If They Received PPP Funding

I promise that one day I'll write to you and my North Georgia area readers about matters other than government aid, the CARES Act, PPP/EIDL, and whatnot.But as we all keep saying: these are extraordinary times. Pick your cliche -- it all fits right now.But here is a...

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...

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...

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...

How to Stop Wasting Time in your North Georgia Business

With all of the talk of quarantines, panic, and medical opinions flying faster than sports takes, there are so many unique, emotional temptations for us to give into these days.First, there's the fear. Clearly, I'm a tax accountant -- not a doctor -- so my advice here...

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!