Before joining Williford Houston & Company in 2012, Alton owned a regional wholesale business for more than 20 years. During that time, he gained valuable business knowledge in how to help business owners sustain profitability in today's volatile economy as well as different strategies to help small businesses grow. By utilizing this experience, Alton works with clients that use BOSS (Back Office Support System) to help them streamline and be more efficient in their accounting and bookkeeping.
Alton received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Alton is a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow and enjoys being involved in the local community. In his free time, he also enjoys traveling, anything associated with the water, and a good round of golf.
BOSS is the answer to your back office headaches. Our cloud-based solution enables you to hand complex accounting tasks over to us. We work the numbers while providing you 24/7 access to your data—and all at a fixed, affordable monthly fee.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.
This is a friendly reminder that the Q3 tax estimate payment deadline is coming up fast. Be sure to make your payment by September 15, 2018 to avoid penalties. Currently, penalties for late or no payment average about 4 percent. And wouldn’t you rather keep that money in your pocket?
According to new rules from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, meals and entertainment tax-deductible expenses for businesses have undergone considerable reform. Because the explanations of new deduction guidelines can be confusing, we’ve created this brief outline for you. A visit with your accounting professional to ensure your Chart of Accounts is correct may also be beneficial.