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When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

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Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

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Collins’ Key Reminders For Financial Peace

Last week I wrote about all the chaos that our culture seems to be experiencing, and how things feel like they are fraying around the edges.Well, not only do we seem to be more divided than ever (with a heaping slice of online bitterness thrown in), but each of us...

The Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In North Georgia

It's always been hard-scrapping for small business owners in North Georgia. We've all heard the old adage: At least 85% and maybe as high as 98% of new small businesses fail before they hit the five year mark. That rate may have been even higher over the past decade....

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...

Should I Extend Credit To My North Georgia Customers?

Before I get into the slippery slope I'm referring to in the title of this post, how are things for you these days? How's business going?I'd love to hear an update on your business ... so click the email button in the upper-right of the site here, and send me a note...

Dealing With Angry Customers: A Plan For North Georgia Business Owners

As I have been saying to some of my personal tax preparation clients in North Georgia, I'm not sure that there is very much that I could say that could add anything to the conversation about what happened last week in Parkland, FL. It seems that every time something...

Cash vs. Accrual Accounting: Two Main Differences For North Georgia Businesses To Consider

I have seen plenty of North Georgia businesses get into hot water because they were using the wrong method to track their cash.Yep, today, let's talk accounting. :)Specifically, whether your business should operate as CASH or operate as ACCRUAL. Cash is a great option...

Establishing Clear Pricing For Your North Georgia Customers

Last week, we had a little "mid-year pep talk."After a good locker room session, it's good to enter Q3 and Q4 with a solid gameplan. And a solid gameplan, of course, means good plays.As it relates to your North Georgia business, we're talking about the actual...

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...

Potential Tax Problems For North Georgia Businesses To Fix Before Year-End

We only have one more month (less!) to make any moves that might affect a whole host of things on your tax bill.I have some examples of what I mean here today, but suffice it all to say: If your business revenues, expenses, structures or results changed in a...

Will Your North Georgia Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

The plot to one of the most iconic Christmas movies of all time, Christmas Vacation, centers on one holiday hope: the year-end bonus.Clark Griswold, as "the last true family man", decides he will use his promised year-end bonus to install a pool in his family's...

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!