Strategizing Your North Georgia Business’s Cash Flow Plan For 2019

2018 is FINALLY over, and we have a brand new year ahead of us ... and it feels pretty great. The year ahead is full of possibilities for your North Georgia business, and we are so privileged to walk alongside you in the financial aspects of these possibilities.And...

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...

A North Georgia Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in North Georgia, we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters...

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...

Should Your North Georgia Business Consider Returning The PPP Loan?

There has been a lot of recent chatter about the PPP money, who got it, who didn't, and even if some North Georgia companies should pay it back.Well, I have some thoughts on this for you today, but ultimately, you will have to be the one who makes this decision.It's...

The Advantage a C Corporation Holds for North Georgia Businesses

Now that 2018 extended returns for businesses are truly put to bed now, we can turn our gimlet eye on 2019.And one thing that might be worth discussing is your operating entity.A quick rundown on business structures is never bad, ESPECIALLY when tax laws change and...

Four Key Steps For Effective Customer Care By Curtis Collins

As "customer service" goes, I can guarantee that you (and YOUR customers too, btw) have multiple stories of North Georgia businesses or organizations that have massively bungled the encounter.For instance, anyone who calls the IRS directly -- instead of having someone...

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...

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...

Passing Down Your North Georgia Family Business

There is talk right now that Congress might enact automatic forgiveness for all PPP loans under $150K. This would be a sigh of relief for North Georgia small businesses (and their accountants!) everywhere. Nothing has been passed, but it's under strong...

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!