Smith Accounting Services
Employee Profiles

Jim Smith, EA, LPA, CSA, ATA


Experience: 41 yrs
Education: BS Brigham Young University
Expertise: Business/partnership tax preperation, Personal income tax preperation

Jim brings with him over 39 years of tax and accounting experience.  Jim is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a BS in Business.  Jim is the past President of the Iowa Association of Enrolled Agents and has held many leadership positions in the accountancy industry.  In his free time Jim likes to go fishing and spend time with his grandchildren.


Johann Smith, EA


Experience: 15 yrs
Education: BS in Corporate Finance from Brigham Young University, AS in Accounting from Ricks College
Expertise: Personal Income Tax Preparation and Business Accounting

Johann is Jim’s eldest son, and has been working with taxes ever since high school where he took 1st place in the State Computerized accounting competition and ranked 6th at the national competition.  Since then Johann has become an eagle scout and a graduate of Brigham Young University in 2000 with a BS in Corporate Finance and an AS in Accounting from Ricks College in 1998.  When Johann is not crunching numbers he likes to spend time with his family. 

Mary Saylor, EA


Experience:  28 yrs
Education: AS in Accounting from Kirkwood Community College
Expertise: Small Business Tax Preparation, Personal Tax Preperation

Mary enjoys spending time with her Granddaughter Mikayla, who turns 8 this year.

Justin Smith R.T.R.P.


Experience:  7 yrs
Education: Associates Degree from Kirkwood Community College
Expertise: Personal Tax Return Preparation, Tax preparation for College Students, and Payroll Tax

Justin is the youngest of Jim’s sons and has been working in the office for 10 years.  Justin has been a fulltime tax preparer for the past 7 tax seasons.  When not in the office Justin likes to stay active practicing yoga and training for obstacle course races.

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