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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Talley, Mullins & Co., P.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Talley, Mullins & Co., P.C.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Talley, Mullins & Co., P.C. is one of the leading firms in and throughout Dalton. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Talley, Mullins & Co., P.C. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Dalton's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Dalton. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Talley, Mullins & Company, P.C. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

ALAN M. TALLEY, CPA

President, Senior Partner




Summary of Qualifications:

Accounting Education:

Bachelor of Business Administration
Dalton Jr College 1967-1969 Associate of Arts
University of Georgia, Athens Georgia 1969-1972
Major in Accounting
Graduated: June, 1972


Accounting experience: Over 40 years

Began in public accounting in 1972 with local Dalton firm for 8 years.
Established public accounting firm in September, 1980 until present.
Worked in various areas of accounting, including:

  • Financial reporting - Audit, Reviews and Compilations
  • Income tax preparation - Individuals, Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships, Fiduciaries
  • Business and financial consulting - IRS audit representation, business valuation, Consulting on Sage and Peachtree Accounting Software and Governmental and non-profit organizations


Professional Memberships:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA Tax Division
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

JOHN W. (WOODY) MULLINS, CPA

Partner, Senior Partner




Summary of Qualifications:

Accounting Education:

Bachelor of Business Administration
Dalton Jr College 1984-1986
University of Georgia, Athens Georgia 1986-1989
BBA, Major in Accounting
Graduated: August, 1989


Accounting experience: Over 22 years

Began in public accounting in 1989 with local Dalton firm for 11 years.
Joined Alan to formed Talley, Mullins & Co. P.C., in May 2000 until present.
Worked in various areas of accounting, including:

  • Financial reporting - Audit, Reviews and Compilations
  • Income tax preparation - Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships, Fiduciaries
  • Business and financial consulting - IRS audit representation, business valuation, Consulting on Sage and Peachtree Accounting Software and Business Formation and Compliance with Sales & Use Tax and Payroll Tax Reporting and Real Estate Management


Licenses and Professional Memberships:

Licensed by:

  • The Georgia State Board of Accountancy

Member of:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

MARK L. TALLEY, CPA

Senior Accountant




Summary of Qualifications:

Accounting Education:

Bachelor of Business Administration
Dalton State College
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Baker College- Flint, Michigan
Major in Accounting, Minor in Business Administration
Phi Theta Kappa Society
Gamma Beta Phi Society


Accounting experience: Over 18 years

Began working in the public accounting field in 2000 with Talley, Mullins & Co.
Worked in various areas of accounting, including:

  • Financial reporting - Audit, Reviews and Compilations
  • Income tax preparation - Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships
  • Business and financial consulting - IRS audit representation, Consulting on Sage and Peachtree Accounting Software


Professional Memberships:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

JOSEPH W. FARMER

Senior Accountant




Summary of Qualifications:

Accounting Education:

Masters of Accountancy, Bachelors in Business Administration
University of Georgia, Athens Georgia 2004-2009
Bachelor and Masters Degree in Accounting
Major in Accounting
Graduated: 2009 (Masters)


Accounting experience: Over 5+ Years

Began in public accounting in 2009 with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta, GA
Began working with Talley, Mullins & Co. in 2010
Worked in various areas of accounting, including:

  • Financial reporting - Audit, Reviews and Compilations
  • Income tax preparation - Individuals, Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships, Fiduciaries
  • Business and financial consulting - IRS audit representation, business valuation, Consulting on Sage and Peachtree Accounting Software


Professional Memberships:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA Tax Division
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Talley, Mullins & Co., P.C.
  • 403 North Hamilton Street
  • Dalton, GA 30720
  • Telephone: (706) 226-6377
  • Fax: (706) 226-1647