Join GSA at ITEXPO to meet industry experts who will help you evolve your business, reduce costs and offer better customer management. Our pre-event workshop is being held February 12 at noon. Go here to register.
GSA will once again be participating in the 2019 Channel Partners Conference and Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV April 9-12.
Learn about our Cost Control and Revenue Assurance offerings to make profit a priority for your business in 2019. Additionally, you can learn about our back office accounting services and of course GSA’s best of breed compliance services for Tax and Regulatory.
GSA will be in booth 1235. We cannot wait to see you!
For Immediate Release: September 22, 2017
Global Strategic Accountants, LLC (GSA) acquires Sales Tax Associates, Inc.
Alpharetta GA–Global Strategic Accountants, LLC (GSA), the recognized leader in full service, telecommunications tax and regulatory compliance outsourcing has agreed to purchase Sales Tax Associates, Inc (STA). STA is headquartered in Austin TX and is another leading Tax and Regulatory compliance service provider for both the Telecommunications and Energy sectors. This acquisition is the second for GSA and was preceded by GSA’s acquisition of Regulatory Back Office, now RBO® in 2009. “I am so proud of GSA and its ability to merge with STA, a company that has provided impeccable service to its clientele. Their commitment to excellence is widely appreciated by their customers and is exactly the type of commitment we expect from our team.” Matt LaHood – CEO for GSA.
Sales Tax Associates, Inc. was founded by Daniel Tarrillion, a CPA from Austin TX. He and his team serve some of the largest carrier organizations in the industry. “We have worked together and collaborated with GSA on and off for the last six years. It is not often that two companies can have such compatibility with their teams and philosophies. We look forward to merging our knowledge and expertise with the GSA team and their operational systems. Their innovations were very important to me in making the decision to join forces.” Daniel Tarrillion – Executive Vice President for GSA.
GSA most recently announced the release of their portal systems, RBO® CostTracker, RBO® NoticeTracker, and RBO® CertTracker. GSA continues to expand the reach of these services while enhancing the systems themselves. “GSA’s focus is on transparency and customer service. For far too often, outsourced compliance has been a “black box” service. At GSA, we collaborate with our customers to manage the entire enterprise from customer experience billing policy to the actual performance to tax jurisdictions. In today’s business environment, there are too many chances to get something wrong. Sharing our process and being in contact with the client gives them control and peace of mind. This is the single biggest driver of our rapid growth in the industry. – Joe Solana, President and COO for GSA.
Global Strategic Accountants, LLC now has the most experienced team for Telecommunications Regulatory and Tax Compliance Affairs. GSA has expanded our team to better meet the needs of a changing, dynamic industry. “The innovations that carriers, and non-carriers alike, seek to apply to telecommunications products and service never ceases to impress me. I love to seek the most efficient tax policy for those that come to GSA seeking professional advice. We are always pushing the limits of our knowledge to get results for our customers.” Samantha Maqueo, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for GSA.
About Global Strategic Accountants
Global Strategic Accountants, LLC is the leading Telecom Regulatory and Indirect Tax advisory and compliance outsource company. With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, GSA has performed regulatory reviews for telecommunications providers since its inception and is perhaps the most experienced with understanding guidelines surrounding federal and state regulatory and tax rules. Combined with our repositories of data on over 24,000 jurisdictions; GSA is unsurpassed in insuring carriers build proper and efficient billing rules in their Business and Operational Support System.
For more information regarding Global Strategic Accountants, LLC, their services, or compliance relations, please go to www.globalstrategicaccountants.com, call Matt LaHood at 678.687.1435 or email at [email protected]
For Immediate Release:
Altaworx and Global Strategic Accountants Partner to Offer a Complete Wireless Incubator Solution
Collaboration Creates Opportunity For Those Looking to Enter the Wireless Space
Fairhope, AL–Altaworx is a Diversified Communications company announcing today a formal collaboration with Global Strategic Accountants, LLC, a recognized regulatory and compliance authority in the telecommunications industry. Together, Altaworx and Global Strategic Accountants (GSA) offer the opportunity for businesses to offer Wireless solutions without having the regulatory and tax burden and expense most carriers endure.
“We’ve seen the barriers regulatory and tax obligations have on entering a market and growing your business. This new collaboration with GSA will allow us to help clients get their products to market faster with less overhead,” Said Altaworx President Rickie Richie.
As recognized industry leaders, Altaworx and Global Strategic Accountants align their expertise to deliver unmatched end-to-end solutions. “GSA, the carriers supporting Altaworx and Altaworx themselves see the gap in the marketplace where agents and resellers want to safely grow their brand. The MVNI™ Incubator program is the best way to get that accomplished and the response has been phenomenal!”, said Matt LaHood, CEO of Global Strategic Accountants, LLC.
For more information regarding Altaworx Communications offerings please visit http://altaworx.com/products/iot-billing-incubator/
Altaworx is a diverse communications company offering such services as Voice, Wireless, IoT Internet and Data. Headquartered in Fairhope Alabama Altaworx is a privately held company founded in 2001 and serves companies across the nation.
About Global Strategic Accountants
Global Strategic Accountants, LLC is the leading Telecom Regulatory and Indirect Tax advisory and compliance outsource company. With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, GSA has performed regulatory reviews for telecommunications providers since its inception and is perhaps the most experienced with understanding guidelines surrounding federal and state regulatory and tax rules. Combined with our repositories of data on over 24,000 jurisdictions; GSA is unsurpassed in assisting carriers build proper and efficient billing rules in their Business and Operational Support System.
All Telecommunications Carriers per FCC regulations are allowed to provision a Regulatory Recovery Fee. This fee is generally used to recover the costs of staying compliant. Essentially it is an administrative fee, and as such may be subject to indirect taxes and potentially other regulatory fees.
There is specific truth in billing rules that dictate what a carrier must disclose to their clients, and specific rules around what a carrier can and cannot include in a recovery fee. Additionally, there are specific guidelines and methods as to how the fee can be calculated.
The bottom line is that a carrier can create a revenue stream to recoup expenses and fees incurred as a compliant carrier. Most importantly, as with any billing item, specific books and records that support calculation methods, amounts collected, tax and fee liabilities must be created and maintained to support the client in an audit.
GSA has advised hundreds of clients on the proper calculation and implementation of recovery fees.
Tax Compliance Specialist
Position - Tax Compliance Specialist
How To Apply
Telecommunications tax experts know the importance of staying up to date on the latest telecommunications tax rules and strategies. Telestrategies’ Communications Taxation Conference, being held in Miami May 15-18, is the event to attend for tax professionals. Opportunities for education, networking and some Miami style fun abound. For more information visit https://www.telestrategies.com/TAX/index.htm
See you in Miami!
Telecommunications Taxation is complicated. Just think about all the places you have customers. Now think about things like USF, e-911 and the fact that each jurisdiction in a state can apply a unique telecommunications tax….or not. Yes, it’s complicated. Telecommunications taxation doesn’t have to be complicated when you have the right tax experts to help. Global Strategic Accountants has those experts on staff, ready to help.
One thing GSA excels at is Tax Optimization. Tax Optimization minimizes tax liability by taking advantage of specific tax code and exemptions. What can Tax Optimization do for you?
- Increase your Competitiveness
- Reduce your Tax Liability
- Create an Audit Defense Strategy
If any of these reasons sound like something you can benefit from then call the Telecom Tax experts at Global Strategic Accountants. We’ll make your tax experience optimal.
For Immediate Release: Pinkye Neal, CPA, CMI Joins Management Team at Global Strategic Accountants, LLC out of Alpharetta, GA.
Global Strategic Accountants, LLC (GSA), a leading Telecommunications Regulatory Outsourcing and State and Local Tax Compliance Advisor, welcomes our newest team member. Pinkye Neal who formerly served in various capacities revolving around telecommunications tax at companies including EarthLink, ILD Telecommunications, and AT&T has joined GSA as Director of Compliance Operations.
GSA continues to build the strongest compliance and consulting team in the industry offering our clients unparalleled expertise and service. Pinkye’s 10 years of extensive expertise in all aspects of telecommunications and indirect tax add to GSA’s strengths. Pinkye has successfully worked in the areas of tax compliance, tax planning, tax accounting, audit defense, tax automation, process improvement, tax mapping/billing, invoice presentation, tax department restructuring, systems development/enhancement and due diligence. She has also held various management positions within finance and accounting all of which enhance GSA’s leading role in Business and Operational Support Systems (B-OSS) consulting. GSA expects further success in assisting their clients to increase efficiency in managing all their business needs while offering full transparency in operations.
“Beth Brandenstein, VP of Compliance Operations at GSA, says “GSA always strives to offer the best and most comprehensive service to our clients. Pinkye’s addition enhances our already robust team and brings experience our customers demand and will appreciate.”
Pinkye’s primary role will be to lead our compliance team’s day to day operations with a focus on melding process and service in order to maximize GSA’s value as an outsourced compliance firm.
Pinkye received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Alabama and an MBA from Rutgers, The State University. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and member of the American Institute of CPAs. She is a Certified Member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) where she holds the CMI designation in Sales & Use Tax.
For more information, please contact:
Karine Vosberg, Business Development Manager, Global Strategic Accountants, LLC. 678. 304 6469 (D)