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Welcome to Smith & Howard

Headquartered in Atlanta, Smith & Howard is a top Atlanta CPA firm providing a wide range of services, including assurance, tax, accounting and advisory services. Our business clients range from start-ups to large, established businesses that operate across the U.S. and internationally. We also have a strong nonprofit client family, including many of Georgia's most respected organizations. By extension, we also serve the tax, accounting and advisory needs of the owners and executives of businesses. Many of these individuals and families are also clients of Smith & Howard Wealth Management, a  wealth management firm serving as the family's CFO. 

Recognized for two consecutive years (2014 and 2015) as the number one firm in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting and as a Top Accounting Firm to Work For by Accounting Today, we bring a national scope of services with a personal, responsive service approach and a team of smart, dedicated professionals that work with clients year after year.

Our reputation and standards for excellence, as set forth in our Values are supported by the high regard in which our clients and associates hold us, the historical results of our peer reviews under the AICPA standards and our PCAOB compliance. 

We frequently provide updated information on topics of interest to individuals as well as to industry sectors, including manufacturing, distribution, nonprofit, real estate, technology and construction. Our most recent articles, blog posts and news items can be found below, or you can access our full library of blog posts here and articles here

 

Latest News & Media

Tax

On Monday, December 12, 2016 the Supreme Court refused to hear a case challenging a Colorado law that requires...

Nonprofits

The holiday season always seems to open people’s hearts (and wallets). Giving to a charity is not only generous and...

Accounting/Audit

The Internal Revenue Services has issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates which are used to calculate the...

Tax

Atlanta’s landscape is more vibrant than ever. As new developments emerge, historic buildings are often tossed...

Medical Practices

Earlier this week, the Senate passed legislation that will eliminate IRS penalties on employers who reimburse...

Tax

The election is over, so now we can start speculating as to what will happen in the lame duck session, and what a...

Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations rely on their board members for a variety of reasons. Board members support the mission of...

Tax

As the dust settles from President-elect Donald Trump’s historic victory and the accompanying Republican sweep of...

Manufacturing

In our...

Real Estate

Tax relief opportunities for owners of real estate can be found in unexpected places—from parking lot striping to...

Nonprofits

An update released by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) on August 18, 2016 is the first in a set of...

Manufacturing

In recent quarters, manufacturing has been subject of a tug of war between economic trends that support the re-...

Hospitality

The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) 2016 Restaurant Industry Forecast predicts that restaurant industry...

Tax

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time to consider additional tax saving strategies for this year (...

Latest News & Media

Tax
On Monday, December 12, 2016 the Supreme Court refused to hear a case challenging a...
Nonprofits
The holiday season always seems to open people’s hearts (and wallets). Giving to a...
Accounting/Audit
The Internal Revenue Services has issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates which...
Tax
Atlanta’s landscape is more vibrant than ever. As new developments emerge, historic...
Medical Practices
Earlier this week, the Senate passed legislation that will eliminate IRS penalties on...

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