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Joseph C. Smith – President/Founder (EA, MSTax, RRT)


Joseph grew up in Greenville, SC, but after graduating from college and marrying, he hit the road as a traveling respiratory therapist. Those years were fun with assignments in MN, OH, LA, CT, PA, and MD, but in the process, he began to gather tax clients, eventually using his accounting degree more than his respiratory therapy degree.

Joe is driven; his Myers-Briggs personality profile is INTJ, aka “the mastermind,” and fits him. Knowledge is to be constantly gained, categorized, and utilized. That benefits you, our client, in that you know that he has his finger constantly on the pulse of the latest tax issues. When others read articles about the latest important tax court case, Joe has read the actual case itself. For that matter, he may have been the one that wrote the article that everyone else reads. He writes for magazines and blogs, posts on numerous tax forums, and answers dozens of emails every day, in between client appointments.

Travel is still a big part of his life, but now it is for seminars and consulting contracts with healthcare staffing firms, reviewing their reimbursement policies, and giving recruiters in-services so they understand the tax issues better. He has almost completed his goal of having been to all 50 states (missing 4). He has a favorite quote about travel that is even more amazing when you consider its date:

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness…
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired
by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.
-Mark Twain

All of this started in Norfolk, Nebraska. Why a small town in the Midwest? Travel allowed him to discover that small towns in the Midwest are microcosms of major cities: everything you need sandwiched into a few square miles. Now everything is in Greenville, SC where he grew up. If you are traveling through South Carolina, between engagements, he would love for you to stop by for a visit—he might even take you to lunch next door at Mr. Salsa!


The best proof of Joe’s expertise is just to list you his education and credentials. It is impressive. Feel free to verify the information.

Joe’s Credentials/Education:

  • AS Respiratory Therapy, Greenville Technical College
  • BA Accounting, Furman University
  • MS Taxation, Golden Gate University
  • MA Bible, Capital Bible Seminary
  • Fellow, National Tax Practice Institute
  • Continuing Ed: Canadian Tax, Athabasca University
  • IRS Enrolled Agent Certificate #75020
  • National Association of Enrolled Agents Member #211736-00
  • Canadian Tax Foundation

Continuing Education and Presentations:

  • Tax Court Exam Review, May 2020 in Las Vegas
  • NATHO Webinar Presentation on Tax Home Compliance, Jan 2020
  • SC Society of Enrolled Agents Fall Seminar, Columbia SC, Sept 2019
  • Canadian Tax Foundation Ontario Tax Conference, Toronto, October 2019
  • New York University School of Professional Studies, Tax Controversy Conference, New York, May 2019
  • Canadian Tax Foundation Annual Convention, Vancouver BC, December 2018
  • Webinar Presentations for American Staffing Association 2018-2019
  • Adjunct Instructor, Northeast Community College: Individual and Business Taxation, 2015-2018
  • Healthcare Staffing Summit – Roundtable Moderator/ Speaker 2008-2019
  • Faculty – Travel Medical Professionals Convention, Las Vegas – 2008-2019
  • Legislative “Fly-In”, Washington DC, May 2012 thru 2019 with NAEA

Community Involvement:

  • NATHO (National Association of Travel Health Organizations) Tax Compliance Committee
  • Professional Association of Nurse Travelers, CFO
  • Puerto Rico Baptist College
    A bilingual missions college whose graduates serve as gospel ministry leaders in South America, the Caribbean, Spain and Hispanic communities of the US.
  • PRBC Foundation 
    Joe serves as President of the Planned Giving arm of Puerto Rico Baptist College

Joseph is a very proud father of his sons Laurynas and Deividas Smith.

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