Two weeks to go until April 15th tax filing deadline


Hello everyone, Lynn Spencer here, CEO of Killingsworth Spencer, CPAs. The calendar may say it’s April 1st (April Fool’s Day), but we are two weeks away from the April 15th tax filing deadline. If you have not filed for the automatic six-month extension to October 15th, 2024, you have until midnight, Monday, April 15th, 2024, to do so. This is also the final day to file your taxes if you are due a refund from your 2020 income taxes and you failed to file for an extension to October 15th, 2021. Otherwise, the refund is lost forever. April 15th is also [...]

Two weeks to go until April 15th tax filing deadline2024-04-01T14:20:49+00:00

Life Insurance – A different perspective from a CPA


Life insurance gets a bad rap. Forget the name. It is just a financial tool that transfers risk for a minor amount of money and can solve many problems for families and companies. Hello, Janet Killingsworth here and I have been a practicing CPA for over 30 years. My business partner, Lynn Spencer, and I own Killingsworth Spencer CPAs. This might surprise many who read this post, but there are a lot of attorneys, tax professionals, and CPAs, including me, who like life insurance. I have seen firsthand the benefits of what a properly structured life insurance plan can do for [...]

Life Insurance – A different perspective from a CPA2022-03-08T21:10:14+00:00

Frequently asked questions to a CPA

2021-10-20T16:26:07+00:00 Have you ever wondered what types of questions other curious people have for their CPA? Perhaps you have felt a bit intimidated to ask certain questions? Watch this video as Lynn Spencer of Killingsworth Spencer CPAs tackles some of the most frequent topics from potential clients looking for a new CPA firm. Here are a few examples of what you will discover: Learn how doing your Bookkeeping and financial reporting correctly will save you money in the long run and why a chart of accounts is so vital to the owners of a financial enterprise How the proper tax structure [...]

Frequently asked questions to a CPA2021-10-20T16:26:07+00:00

How to find a good tax preparer & CPA firm

2023-07-20T18:36:42+00:00 Did you know that the IRS has published a checklist guide on choosing a good tax preparer? Watch the video to learn more about this checklist to see what questions you should be asking. If they cannot answer YES to these critical questions, you should look elsewhere. No matter who prepares your tax return, the responsibility for its accuracy falls to the taxpayer. Give me a call at 770-552-8286 to learn more about Killingsworth Spencer CPAs.

How to find a good tax preparer & CPA firm2023-07-20T18:36:42+00:00

Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker for the 21st Century

2021-09-16T00:43:13+00:00 Our economy is reliant upon service businesses more than ever before. We have all come to realize that we can do our best work when we specialize. Killingsworth Spencer CPAs is here to help you understand what is behind the numbers in your family business so you can make informed decisions regarding the future of your enterprise. Our clients enjoy that they are free to call us anytime to answer simple questions without being charged. To find out more, give me a call at 770-552-8286.

Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker for the 21st Century2021-09-16T00:43:13+00:00

We would be lost without our support staff at Killingsworth Spencer CPAs


Lynn Spencer here with Killingsworth Spencer CPAs. Today I want to present a special SHOUT-OUT to two very important people on our staff who make it possible for us to spend more time “helping our clients understand the choices that matter”™. When you call our office during the week, you will hear the familiar voice of either Ann Drury or Sheldon Sickles; they listen and promptly respond to your requests enabling our accounting staff to work efficiently. Ann has been with us for almost two years and is our Firm Administrator; she exudes positive energy throughout our office. She is happily [...]

We would be lost without our support staff at Killingsworth Spencer CPAs2021-08-25T14:33:34+00:00

GA Film Tax Credits explained in 90 seconds


Did you know that you can use GA Film Tax Credits to actually reduce the effective state income tax rate? Click on the video and in 90 seconds you will discover how the process works. Killingsworth Spencer CPAs is your go to source to learn how the GA Film tax credits work for Georgia residents. Give us a call at 770-552-8286

GA Film Tax Credits explained in 90 seconds2021-07-12T20:01:11+00:00

Welcome Geirson Bejarno


Hola. Geirson Bejarano here with Killingsworth Spencer, CPAs in Roswell. If you have a tax problem with the IRS or the GA Department of Revenue, give me a call. I am fluent in both Spanish and English, and I have a team of experts ready to help you get your life back on track. Many times, we see that what the IRS, and or the state, says you owe them is more than the actual amount. Let us help take the heavy burden of what will happen next so you can get on with your life. We help clients every day [...]

Welcome Geirson Bejarno2021-07-07T19:36:32+00:00

When can I File my 2020 Tax Return?


The IRS announced today that the opening date to begin filing your 2020 tax returns has been moved back to Friday, February 12th.  Here is a quick synopsis as why. “The Feb. 12 start date for individual tax return filers allows the IRS time to do additional programming and testing of IRS systems following the Dec. 27 tax law changes that provided a second round of Economic Impact Payments and other benefits. This programming work is critical to ensuring IRS systems run smoothly. If filing season were opened without the correct programming in place, then there could be a delay in [...]

When can I File my 2020 Tax Return?2021-01-15T20:36:24+00:00

The Tax Man and COVID-19


We have a few key tips and ideas if you owe back taxes to the IRS and or the state. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly everyone and everything around the world in 2020; the IRS and the GA Department of Revenue were not immune to the fallout. If you happened to mail a check to the IRS or the state to pay a tax debt early in the spring, you probably saw it leave your bank account sometime this past summer. The IRS has stated in a recent communication that it estimates it has nearly 2.5 million hard copy tax [...]

The Tax Man and COVID-192020-12-15T14:25:58+00:00
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