Tax Services

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.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

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.

Small Business Services

Small business owner? Our Small Business services can help you focus on business growth!

Why Soft Skills Are The Future For The North Georgia Workforce

We work with many North Georgia business owners, so that means that the April 15th deadline doesn't carry quite the same "relief" that it does for many firms who work primarily with individual tax returns.Which is one of the reasons why you still see me posting a...

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...

My North Georgia Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Things are getting busier around Ye Olde Accountacy Shoppe (i.e. ASA Accounting & Tax Services) as more and more North Georgia business owners are touching base to get on our calendar for the next few weeks.Will you join them?If so, great. You know how to find us. Let...

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...

Curtis Collins’ Keys For Empowering Your Employees For Advancement

You can either train your North Georgia employees and risk that they leave ... or choose not to train them and risk that they stay.Think about that for a moment.Are you empowering your employees for growth? Does your leadership team (which might be just you)...

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...

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For North Georgia Small Businesses

It's increasingly clear to all of us that our present "cultural moment" can take a toll on any North Georgia person's mind who isn't vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more...

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...

Four Non-Bank Options for Small Business Financing

When many people start a business, they do so using their own resources and funds. And there can be great wisdom to this ... retaining control, a more lucrative exit, etc.But it also puts your own personal resources on the line, and there are greater risks, as well as...

North Georgia Businesses Should Focus Less On Sales Pitch And More On Adding Value

This summer has been rough. Our culture seems to be fraying around the edges (if not worse), and even if you are successful at staying focused on what's most important for you, your family, and your business, it's difficult not to be troubled at some level by our...

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!