Duluth/Gwinnett CPA: Finding the “Right” CPA for Your Atlanta Business
Finding an Atlanta CPA is not as difficult as some make it out to be nor is it as easy as some would like to think. When looking for a good CPA for your business you will want to be sure of the below factors before making your decision. How well you select your CPA will impact the financial health of your business, your employees, and even your long term financial security of your retirement. By utilization of these criteria you will be best armed to look at finding a CPA who is best apt to help guide your business to the Promised Land of financial success.
Seek to find a CPA who is not transaction oriented. Anyone can do what you ask or perhaps even file your returns for a few years while striving to keep your tax bill as low as legally possible. You will want to find a CPA whose ambition matches that of your own including your zeal and temperament and one who is a forward thinker. His practice and focus should be foward thinking and insightful, while consistently giving advice focusing on the future of your business and not solely an interpreter of its past. No CPA can change what has already transpired but a wise and sage CPA can help you and your business avoid pitfalls which will befall you otherwise. A CPA can help strengthen your management team, if used wisely and often, and can help guide you through many of business most thought provoking issues while offering counsel to both maximize your time and efforts.
Retain a CPA who has consistently outperformed his peers. You can discover this by seeking to know what civic and business organizations they belong to and what positions they have held. Learn about their civic callings, their involvement in community issues, and what they have done to make the world a better place. Do they frequently volunteer their time in both missions and work related activities? Although being a member and team player are important aspects to all of our lives, seek out a CPA who constantly excels in all areas of their lives. Check their grades in college. Did they pass the CPA exam early? Did they graduate with honors? Did they earn awards while in college? These early indicators will be a prelude to what their business success will approximate.Review their web site to learn substantive content about their past achievements, current involvements, and content. Is their web site material insightful in nature? Does it provide subject matter which will enable you to manage your business and personal financial affairs better? Does it clearly list their achievements, goals, and aspirations for you and your business?
Check references and look into what a CPA’s present customers say. The reputations they have with the business and civic community alike are critical components of finding and retaining an adviser who is suitable to your business. Be sure to ask for references indicating their standards of performance and whether they consistently outperform client expectations in response and turnaround time as well as the processing and quality of their work. Inquire as to whether their CPA is readily available by Internet, phone, and for meeting face to face. This is perhaps the most widely voiced complaint about CPA’s and also one of the most critical. What good is the best CPA in the world if you can’t get find them to get your answers resolved.
Seeking out a good CPA will be one of the most important and critical decisions you will ever reach so be sure to find someone who is both technically competent, excels in their work, is accessible, and who’s style and character match that of your own. Check out our credentials at http://www.hiscpa.com/testimonials.htm and find out what clients of John Dillard CPA have to say.
We advise clients on: IRS representation, Offer in Compromise, Tax Problems, Incorporation in Georgia, Corporate and Personal Income Tax Returns, Part-time/Virtual CFO/Controller, Business Planning, Back Taxes, Business Acquisitions/Sales, Forensic Accounting, Business Valuations and Bookkeeping.