Bill Harshman is a partner at AGL CPAs, and his practice includes providing business, accounting and tax consulting and representation services and tax return preparation services to a variety of companies that range in size from a few hundred thousand to several billion dollars in annual revenues. His clients represent a broad cross section of industries, including primary metals manufacturing and fabrication, software development and support, professional and technical services, real estate development, residential and commercial construction, restaurants and food service companies and non-profit entities.
Prior to joining AGL CPAs, he was the managing partner for Harshman & Company, a founding member of Harshman & Phillips, LLC, and a partner in Ernst & Young, LLC and its predecessor firm, Arthur Young & Company. While at Arthur Young & Company, Mr. Harshman was the director of the Atlanta office Tax Department from June of 1982 until October of 1989. During this period, Mr. Harshman served two two-year terms on the Firm’s National Tax Advisory Committee, which set overall business and policy goals for the firm’s Tax Practice.
Mr. Harshman is a CPA in Georgia and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts as a Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of CPAs where he has served as Chair and Vice Chair of the Leadership Team for the Georgia Society of CPAs Taxation Section. He is currently Chair of the GSCPAs Federal and State Tax Task Force and of its Federal and State Legislative Tax Force. Previously he served as both Chair and Vice Chair of the Tax Section of the GSCPA. He was also a member of the Georgia Department of Revenue Commissioner’s Advisory Council for 2010 – 2012.