Developing An Employee Compensation Plan For Your North Georgia Organization

As your North Georgia business grows, there's an underlying asset which propels your growth: your people.Now, for some of my clients, "people" mean, well ... you. But even in that case, what I have to say today will still matter.Because what I'm talking about today...

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...

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...

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...

How to Eliminate Workplace Gossip in North Georgia Businesses

I'm going to step away from tax land today, and put on my business coaching hat.But don't get me wrong -- we are diligently working through many of our North Georgia business owner client files and getting a significant thrill from being able to help so many of our...

Solving Problems in North Georgia Businesses with Effective Solutions

There's this idea out there among many wannabe North Georgia business owners that they have to come up with the next completely fresh idea in order to have a great business. Shows like Shark Tank (which I love) go towards creating this kind of mindset -- although the...

The Business Intelligence You Don’t Know That You Need For Your North Georgia Company

You might think that was a typo in the subject line ("pull", right?). Nope, that's just me being clever, because today I'm talking about POLLING your various stakeholders for fun and profit.Alright, yes. I should clearly stick to financial matters, and leave the puns...

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...

Curtis Collins’ Essentials On Small Business Insurance Coverage

"Go start a business!" they said."It'll be fun and you'll make a lot of money!" they said. "FLEXIBILITY!" "BE YOUR OWN BOSS."But then ... well, you are your own boss now. And there are so. many. things. to think about beyond what you got into your business to actually...

Effective Advertising: How To Find It In North Georgia

As you may or may not already know, this is the final week before extended tax returns are due (Monday, October 16th is the due date this year), so we are working hard here in our North Georgia offices with those clients who placed an extension on their filing, to...

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!