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Gorowitz Chosen to Speak at Entrepreneurship and Small Business Summit

Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) — June 29, 2017 — Stacey J. Gorowitz, CPA, Founding Principal and CEO of S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C., has been selected to serve as a Business Financing panelist for Thompson Management Consulting’s 2017 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Summit. The annual summit, which is geared toward “growing and strengthening entrepreneurial […]

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NEWS ALERT: What Financial Records Should I Keep?

Good financial records lay the foundation for mapping business progress, preparing statements, identifying key income sources, tracking deductible expenses, keeping track of property, preparing your tax returns, and supporting the items you report on tax returns. One of the questions we get most often is how long to keep financial documents. Generally, the length of […]

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NEWS ALERT: Emancipation Day Pushes Tax Filing Date to April 18

If you are one of those adrenalin-junkies who waits until the last minute to file your taxes, you’ll have a few more days to fill the rush this year – thanks to Emancipation Day. Observance of this low-profile federal holiday, which was created to commemorate the end of slavery, has extended the 2017 tax filing […]

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Growing the SJG Team, One Family Member at a Time

S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C. celebrates the latest tax deduction added to our family with the birth of Senior Associate Jane Ho’s son on December 24, 2016. Nam Nguyen weighed 6lbs. 13 oz. and measured 20 inches. Proud father Thao Nguyen and big sister Eileen have been enjoying their time with the growing […]

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News Alert: Buyers BEWARE, Businesses BEWARE… Sales tax rates changing for Atlanta & Fulton County

New Sales Tax Rate in Atlanta Beginning March 1, 2017, the local sales and use tax rate in Atlanta increased from 1% to 1.5%. When combined with the Fulton County rate of 7%, the new state and local rate in the city became 8.5%. The total sales tax rate in Atlanta will increase again on […]

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Andrea Utsey Obtains Professional Firm Manager Designation

Alpharetta, GA. February 15, 2016 – S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C. (SJG), a boutique CPA firm supporting expanding and emerging businesses and their owners, is pleased to announce that Firm Administrator, Andrea Utsey, has been awarded the CPA Firm Management Association’s (CPAFMA) Public Accounting Firm Manager (PAFM) certification. This prominent designation recognizes Utsey’s knowledge and professional experience in accounting practice management.

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NEWS ALERT: Tax Return Due Dates Changes for 2016 Tax Year

Now that we have gotten settled into 2017, it’s time to get ready to prepare for tax filing season. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for years has advocated for more logical and sensible due dates for income tax returns. As a result, new due dates will go into effect for the 2016 […]

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NEWS ALERT: Deadlines for 1099-MISC have changed for 2016!

Until now, employers had two dates to keep in mind when preparing 1099’s and W-2s. Beginning with 2016 forms, employers will now have one filing deadline for all Federal information returns – January 31, 2017. This applies for both employee and agency copies, or whether filing paper or electronic returns. The state of Georgia has […]

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NEWS ALERT: Changes to IRS Standard Mileage Rates

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sets standard mileage rates for business based on an annual study of fixed and variable costs of operating an automobile, including depreciation, insurance, repairs, tires, maintenance, gas and oil. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or […]

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June 2016 Newsletter

How do you really know if your CPA cares about you? A relationship with a good accountant can save you money and keep you compliant. A relationship with a great accountant does all those things and gives you attentive, professional responsiveness from an advisor who is on your team all year long. How do you […]

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January 2016 Newsletter

It’s officially tax season! Are you prepared? Tax season can be stressful and confusing – but it doesn’t have to be if you’re informed and organized. Here is some important information our tax experts think should know to face the season head on. Announcing the IRS Standard Mileage Rates for 2016 As of January 1, […]

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October 2015 Newsletter

The Key Financial Pieces of Successful Expansion Recently, we’ve been exploring the financial benefits, tasks and consequences of expansion. We’ve looked at everything from which questions to ask on the front end of planning, to the many variances in tax compliance, to recommended accounting systems. In this newsletter, the SJG team offers best practices we’ve […]

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July 2015 Newsletter

Three steps toward securing financial health As a small business owner, you probably spend almost as much time planning and managing your financial priorities as you do on your business. You have daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly to-do lists. Knowing what to prioritize and how to keep everything working smoothly takes solid planning – and […]

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March 2015 Newsletter

A Note From Stacey J. Gorowitz In 1991, I opened shop and left the world of the Big Four to launch S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C. with the goal of offering executive level accounting, tax and business advisory support to emerging, growth-oriented companies. Since that time, SJG has evolved as much as the […]

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October 2014 Newsletter

Stacey J. Gorowitz, CPA, MBA Awarded the “2014 Atlanta Five Star Accounting and Estate Planning Professionals” Award Stacey J. Gorowitz is CEO of S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C., a boutique CPA firm supporting expanding and emerging businesses and their owners. In October, Atlanta Magazine and the Five Star Professional Organization awarded Stacey with […]

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May 2014 Newsletter

What’s New for QuickBooks 2014? If you own a small to medium-sized business, the odds are good that you’re using QuickBooks as your financial reporting tool. Depending on which version you are currently using, it’s also likely that many of the features are scheduled to be discontinued. Each year when Intuit releases a new QuickBooks […]

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January 2014 Newsletter

Are Your Books A Mess? Just as in personal life, most of us are eager to start our businesses off on the right foot in the New Year. One of the best places to focus attention on is bookkeeping and accounting. If you’re on top of this, you’ll have a good view of the health […]

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