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

On February 26, 2015, the manufacturing and distribution team of Smith & Howard announced its 2015 sponsorship...

S&H Team

Applications for the 2015 Leadership Institute are now being accepted. The 10th Annual Leadership Institute for...

Tax

In a recent decision, the Georgia Tax Tribunal held that a Georgia resident taxpayer was entitled to deduct pass-...

Tax

While failing to plan may be the the most common mistake in estate planning, creating a plan that is too complex or...

S&H Team

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Leadership Lessons

We recently attended the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Annual Conference in Atlanta and had the...

Construction

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

Tax

This article has been updated to reflect that President Obama signed the bill December 19, 2014.

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Tax

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

Tax

Whether you are clergy member or are responsible for payroll for clergy, the...

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...

Latest News & Media

S&H Team
On February 26, 2015, the manufacturing and distribution team of Smith & Howard...
S&H Team
Applications for the 2015 Leadership Institute are now being accepted. The 10th Annual...
Tax
In a recent decision, the Georgia Tax Tribunal held that a Georgia resident taxpayer was...
Tax
While failing to plan may be the the most common mistake in estate planning, creating a...
S&H Team
Each month in Manufacturing and Distribution Matters, we provide monthly PMI updates to...

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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

It is vital for businesses to be able to rely on the expertise of their accounting firm...