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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 in countries around the globe. By extension, we also serve the tax, accounting and advisory needs of the owners and executives of businesses.

Recognized this year as the number one firm in the nation among the elite 50 Best of the Best CPA firms by INSIDE Public Accounting, as a Top Accounting Firm to Work For by Accounting Today and as a Top Atlanta Work Place by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for four consecutive years, 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. 

Hot off the press is our 2014-2015 Tax Planning Guide. Check out the sections relating to tax planning basics, investing, real estate, business and executive compensation, family and education, charitable giving, retirement and estate planning

Please read our Latest News and Media below for recent leadership blog posts, news and articles on matters affecting manufacturing, distribution, nonprofits, real estate, technology and other sectors.

Latest News & Media

S&H Team

November 3, 2014: Georgia’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) — a reading of economic activity in the state’s...

Construction

Contractors are at risk in three general areas of sales tax liability: managing the contract, purchasing items for...

S&H Team

At a Gwinnett Chamber event on October 7, Smith & Howard was named the Gwinnett Business of the Month. Smith...

Accounting/Audit

Effective October 1, IRS Notice 2014-57, 2014–2015 Special Per Diem Rates, updated the per diem rates that...

Tax

On September 24th, 2014, the Georgia Department of Revenue (“GADOR”) issued a...

S&H Team

October 1, 2014: Georgia’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) — a reading of economic activity in the state’s...

Tax

Here’s a quick list of the three things you should know about...

Accounting/Audit
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Leadership Lessons

You win some and you lose some. How you deal with wins and losses will determine quite a bit of your success....

Accounting/Audit

Start planning now for revenue recognition changes

Word has gotten around that the rules for revenue...

Accounting/Audit

Audit professionals, CFOs and CEOs and other stakeholders of all companies should find long-awaited clarity and...

Company Culture

Guest post by Julie Barnes, Director of Marketing

When...

Company Culture

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S&H Team

Georgia Gives Day: Nonprofits Register by October 1

The Georgia Center for Nonprofits has...

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S&H Team

Phone scams, in which criminals pose as IRS agents to attempt to get unsuspecting taxpayers to reveal personal...

Accounting/Audit

This article was contributed by Mike DeWitt, nonprofit leader of Smith & Howard Wealth Management.

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Tax

The Georgia International Business Index (GIBI) Report is underwritten by the...

Latest News & Media

S&H Team
November 3, 2014: Georgia’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) — a reading of economic...
Construction
Contractors are at risk in three general areas of sales tax liability: managing the...
S&H Team
At a Gwinnett Chamber event on October 7, Smith & Howard was named the Gwinnett...
Accounting/Audit
Effective October 1, IRS Notice 2014-57, 2014–2015 Special Per Diem Rates , updated the...
Tax
On September 24th, 2014, the Georgia Department of Revenue (“GADOR”) issued a new...

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Our Service Offerings

Accounting

At the very core of a successfully run business (and an efficient audit or tax engagement...

Assurance

Quality, reliable audited financial statements have never been more important. In fact,...

Financial Planning

The hallmark of successful financial planning is the development of a road map that...

Tax

Many of our clients work with us through their entire business lifecycle – from inception...