Client Services

At Robinson Grimes our clients seek us out for our expertise and outstanding level of client service. More importantly, clients come to us because we deliver guidance and counsel that helps them grow and prosper.


In addition to tax and financial planning services for individuals, we provide audit, accounting, tax strategy and management consulting services for closely-held and family-owned businesses in all industries.


Although Robinson Grimes serves a wide variety of clients, both individual and corporate, we have developed several areas of specialization over the years. Please peruse the following information for an overview of the services we provide. If you have any questions concerning our range of services, please contact us at info@robinsongrimes.com.

 


Client Services

Tax and Related Consulting Services

We are a full service firm and among our tax services, we offer assistance with the preparation and filing of all required state, federal and local returns. We view tax practice, however, as extending far beyond these necessary and important compliance services. We offer proactive tax counseling and consulting services in a wide range of tax areas.

We are uniquely qualified to assist business owners with timely and accurate tax counsel. As a full service firm, the engagement partners are in a position to be familiar with the client's business and yet are also able to request assistance from an in-house specialist when the need arises. We are large enough to offer tax specialists in various industries and specialties including among others, real estate, business valuation and estate planning. We are, however, small enough that all of our partners are geared to family owned business needs. All partners of the firm have completed training and are certified in Family and Owner-Managed Business (FOMB) counseling where related non-tax considerations such as family relationships, succession planning and business management are considered along with the related tax cost of the decision making process. Our strategic alliances with CPAmerica International and Horwath International allow us to tap the knowledge and expertise of specialists throughout the world on tax matters not otherwise resolved.

Our firm has developed and maintained our tax expertise over many years of personal and direct dealings with our clients. Most importantly, we care about the success of our clients in reaching their financial goals. We take pride in developing and maintaining a comprehensive tax strategy for our clients that assists them in meeting both business and personal goals.

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Audit and Accounting Services

We serve many clients as an independent auditor. In that capacity, we examine our clients' financial statements and review accounting methods and measurements, fairness of presentation and adequacy of disclosure within the parameters of generally accepted accounting principles. In all areas of our involvement, we suggest modifications in accounting methods and other management systems to strengthen financial controls and increase profitability through techniques of managing such items as inventory, accounts receivable and cash.

In addition, in instances where an audit is not required, we provide compilation and review services, also in accordance with professional standards. For other clients, monthly client accounting services are provided to assist with bookkeeping, payroll and other accounting needs.

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Client Accounting Services Outsourcing

We can assist in the development of an initial accounting system utilizing either our in-house computer capability or by manual input. We maintain an experienced staff of professionals available to assist in resolving problems. The client accounting department can provide monthly, quarterly or annual reports.

Our client accounting staff is available to prepare the necessary quarterly or annual payroll tax reports, including employee W-2s.

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Technology Consulting

The Systems Group is a department of our accounting firm, which is the largest Certified Public Accounting firm in Columbus and one of the largest independent CPA firms in the state of Georgia. The Systems Group supports the complete computing and technological needs of a wide variety of clients in Columbus and the surrounding area. We are a Microsoft Certified Partner, a Symantec Partner, a GFI authorized reseller, a partner for Highly Reliable Systems, and are QuickBooks Certified Professional Advisors. We provide technical consulting services, and specialize in Windows-based networks. Other areas of focus include network administration, server virtualization, system selection, and data protection. We are dedicated to attaining and preserving those technical skills and certifications that allow us to provide our clients the highest level of technical expertise while providing a personal and professional style of service.

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Management Advisory Services

We provide a broad range of management advisory services:

  • Systems review - we are available to examine and provide recommendations regarding the effectiveness of existing accounting systems, procedures, budgeting and overhead analysis.
  • Special projects - we provide our clients special assistance in a broad range of areas including capital requirements, financing projections, investment analysis and other areas as needed.
  • Financial planning - we assist in profitability planning, defining financial objectives, and establishing programs to meet business and personal financial goals.

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