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Thad Hughes Valdosta
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Hughes & Associates:
Certified Public Accounting
& Retirement Services

Welcome to Hughes & Associates: Certified Public Accounting & Retirement Services. Thad Hughes, CPA, and our team of experienced Certified Public Accountants and dedicated support staff provide both personal and professional financial services to our clients, not only in Valdosta but across South Georgia. Explore Hughes & Associates online, then speak with our experts directly.

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Quality. Efficiency. Dependability. Transparency.

At Hughes & Associates, we provide our clients

Hughes & Associates is a full-service accounting firm providing complete services in the areas of accounting, tax, retirement, and business consulting. Our Certified Public Accountants provide accounting & retirement services for individuals, small businesses, and larger corporations in Valdosta and surrounding communities. Drawing from over thirty years of cumulative experience as CPAs, Hughes & Associates is dedicated to providing high quality work at a highly efficient pace. These core functional tenants, when combined with the passion for service of our clients, provide the bedrock for our Firm’s past, present, and future.

  • Quality
  • Efficiency
  • Dependability
  • Transparency

Thad Hughes founded Hughes & Associates in 2017 after twenty-four years as a Certified Public Accountant. With a renewed vision and resolute conviction that he could found a Firm that could provide exceptional accounting and retirement services, Thad surrounded himself with a staff of dedicated individuals that aligned with this vision. 

Continue to explore our site to learn more about our history, vision, and full line of certified public accounting and retirement services. Discover our professional and personal accounting solutions, read from our library of educational accounting articles, and of course feel free to contact our staff with any questions or to schedule an appointment. We would welcome the opportunity to serve you or your business. 

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Learn to expect the

Our Certified Public Accountants provide both the knowledge and the experience required for precise and methodical accounting work.

Learn to appreciate the

Not only is the accounting work done well, but it is done with respect to the timelines that you, your family, or your business set before us.

Learn to admire the

The trust of our clients is first earned then continually proven through our attentiveness, care, and paramount focus on reliable execution.

Learn to love the

Clarity of objectives and processes that is then followed by open lines of communication is the foundation of every client relationship.

A Summary of

Our Services


Certified Public Accounting Services

Small Business Accounting & Advisory Services

– Choice of entity planning
– Employee benefit consulting
– Sale or exchanges of business property
– Automated bookkeeping services
– Quarterly payroll tax preparation
– Annual W-2 and 1099 preparation
– Sales and motor fuel tax preparation
– Depreciation schedules
– Amortization schedules

Administration Services for Retirement Plans, Specializing in 401 K Plans

– Plan design
– Plan document preparation
– Calculation of employer contributions to the Plan
– Preparation of Annual Reports for the Employer and Participants
– Filing of annual Form 5500 or Form 5500-SF with the IRS and the Department of Labor
– Distribution and Loan Processing for Participants

Bookkeeping and Data Processing Services

– Monthly, quarterly, and annual bookkeeping and data processing services

Attestation Services

– Audits of retirement and employee benefit plans, specializing in 401 K Plans
– Review of financial statements
– Compilation of financial statements
– Personal financial statements
– Forecasts and projections
– Other special procedures

QuickBooks Consulting and Training

– Set up of QuickBooks based on client’s need
– Training the client to properly use the software
– Provide assistance to the client for posting and recording of transactions in the software


Certified Public Accounting Services

Income Tax Services

– Income tax planning and projections
– Income Tax preparation for Individuals, Corporations, and Partnerships
– Federal and state tax examinations
– Tax planning for a divorce

Personal Financial Planning

– Preparation of personal financial statements
– Regular and Roth IRA contribution and distribution planning

Tax Examination Representation

– Representation for Federal and State tax examinations

Estate Tax Planning

– Preparation of Estate and Gift tax returns

We Live For Numbers

And Here Are A Few To Prove It
Clients Served
Years of Experience
Accounting Services
Satisfaction Rate

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Hughes & Associates Serves Valdosta & South Georgia
Thad Hughes Valdosta

Hughes & Associates is a full-service accounting firm providing complete services in the areas of accounting, tax, retirement, and business consulting. The Firm was founded with the philosophy to provide professional services that are of highly quality and efficient. Our goal is to strive for excellence and to provide our clients with timely services that meet each client’s specific needs.

Thad Hughes, Certified Public Accountant & Founder

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