Carlton Collins

J. Carlton Collins, CPA is a Certified Public Accountant with experience in technology, tax, auditing, accounting systems, financial reporting, and bond financing. He is an author, lecturer, and technology & accounting systems consultant. He has published books, articles, and web pages and is the author of the monthly technology Q&A column for the Journal of Accountancy. As a public speaker, Mr. Collins has delivered more than 2,800 CPE lectures in 44 states and 5 countries addressing to CPAs and business professionals. As a consultant, Mr. Collins has assisted 275+ large and small companies with the selection and implementation of accounting systems.

As an auditor, Mr. Collins has audited businesses in the areas of health care, construction, distribution, automobile dealerships, insurance, manufacturing, and general business. Mr. Collins' tax experience includes corporate, individual, partnership, fiduciary, and estate tax planning work. In the area of finance, Mr. Collins has prepared (or assisted in preparing) feasibility studies and financial forecasts for nearly 300 projects seeking more than $3 billion in startup capital. In 1992, Mr. Collins contributed and demonstrated more than 500 pages of suggested design improvements to the Microsoft Excel development team of programmers - and many of those improvements are found in Excel today.

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