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Hieronymus Celebrates Milestone

When Mark Hieronymus walked in a client’s door to talk taxes in the early days of his career, it often meant hauling a 75-pound 10-key Remington adding machine. Tax returns were calculated dutifully by hand even in the early 1980’s – with client information mailed to Atlanta for processing by something called a “computer. “ “It’s crazy to imagine, but answering a tax law question sometimes meant poring through industry newsletters for hours,” recalls Mark. “Accounting today has moved to the cloud and we can answer just about anything in a matter of seconds,” he says. Today, the Hieronymus accountants answering those questions include a fresh generation with the same

Tax Preparations & Planning

Protecting what you’ve built and minimizing your tax obligation is our constant goal.  The Hieronymus practice covers all areas of tax planning and compliance, preparation and IRS representation should tax disputes arise.  Our firm is experienced in corporate, partnership and individual needs as well as estate, gift and trust


For three generations, our passion has been the partnership that provides unique solutions for our clients – defying templates and overcoming challenges. Our consulting services provide strategic planning and management feedback essential to growing your business and your bottom line.  The day to day demands of business leave few companies the time for an eye to the bigger picture and strategies for the long-term. Whatever your size, the Hieronymus team is always searching for the best bridge… to get you where you want to go. Our consulting approach includes strategic planning, setting benchmarks, and developing tools to determine measurable progress and results. 


Basic accounting needs are often anything but basic.  That’s why our capabilities are wide and deep.  You need not just a tasker adding data to the right columns, but a partner.  Our core values of listening, anticipating, thinking a problem through and finding a solution are at play with every relationship. The entire Hieronymus team realizes smart, effective accounting is the foundation for every thriving company.  Our approach looks for customized solutions that help you operate more efficiently, confidently, and effectively with an eye toward maximizing your


The business of business can be not just time-consuming but complex.  We provide a broad range of record keeping and organizational financial services including: monthly or quarterly bookkeeping; monthly financial reviews; billing management; bank reconciliations; accounts receivable and payable; payroll and payroll tax returns; sales and use tax returns as well as various customized

Compilations & Reviews

Should you need a CPA-prepared financial statement not requiring an audit, we provide full compilation and review reports guided by the AICPA Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services.  A compilation report includes assurance of professional standards without the requirement of the applicable accounting framework.  Privately-held entities not anticipating audit or higher levels of assurance by a CPA often seek compilations. A review includes analytical procedures resulting in a report assuring financial statements require no material modifications for compliance with the applicable accounting framework.  Reviewed financial statements are often the best options

Wealth Transfer: Gifting/Estate Taxes

Estate planning is a true gift to your family – and the best way to take care of your loved ones when you’re no longer able to do so yourself.  We’re experienced in developing a plan for maximum gifting and wealth transfers along the way and passing on those assets ultimately in a way that reflects your values and protects what you’ve built.  Smart planning ensures your loved ones avoid an expensive and time-consuming process in the complicated world of estate taxation.  We can help you navigate federal regulations on annual gifting to help loved ones in a variety of ways. Technology Resources – CCH Tax and Research Software, ShareFile, Accounting CS, Caseware,

Forrest Hieronymus Completes CPA Designation

Forrest Hieronymus
MOBILE, AL, March 27, 2017 – Hieronymus CPAs LLC, an accounting and consulting firm in Mobile for more than 30 years, welcomes Forrest Hieronymus as its newest Certified Public Accountant. Forrest successfully completed and passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in January, after completing his accounting studies at the University of Alabama. The four-part examination tests knowledge in auditing and attestation, business environment and concepts, financial accounting and reporting and regulation. Forrest becomes the fourth Hieronymus to achieve the CPA status, joining his older brother Brooks, father Mark, and grandfather George in what today is Alabama’s only

Quickbooks Training

Several Hieronymus staff members are certified Quickbooks consultants, and can provide training to your internal bookkeeping

Payroll Services

Taking essentials like payroll management off your plate lets you focus on what matters- increasing your bottom line.  Our team has extensive experience in federal, state and local payroll tax requirements and the ability to generate a wide variety of customized payroll and required reporting.   We can manage payroll checks, direct deposits, IRS and State tax reporting, EFTPS deposits and more.  Let us customize the best solution for