Staff Profiles

Vickie T. Smith, EA –
Enrolled Agent/Owner

Vickie T. Smith, EA has been preparing tax returns since 1987. As an Enrolled Agent (EA), Vickie is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service for audit, collections, and appeals.

Vickie’s areas of expertise lie in audit representation before federal and state taxing authorities, personal and business income tax returns, and small business tax consulting. She has always specialized in taxation and enjoys learning all the new tax laws to better serve her clients.

Raul Balsera, CPA,
Tax Manager

Raul graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida 1972 with a degree in Accounting. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1980 and since has been licensed in 3 states. He has been preparing tax returns since 1991 and became licensed as an Enrolled Agent in 2001. He has a certificate in Forensic Accounting. We are proud to have Raul as a valued member of the team at Smith’s Tax Solutions.

Neal Smith –
Case Specialist 

As a Case Specialist, Neal is responsible for preparing the paperwork necessary for your case. He works closely with Vickie and the client to ensure the paperwork is complete and accurate. Neal finds joy in helping clients! He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Nathan Lewis –
Staff Accountant

Nathan graduated from the University of Phoenix in March of 2021 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Accounting and becoming licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. He provides a variety of client services including financial statement compilation, bookkeeping, payroll, and tax preparation. He enjoys forming close relationships with clients ensuring that all of their accounting needs are met.

Regina Russell –
Administrative Assistant

Regina is the Administrative Assistant, so she is usually the first person you will meet either on the phone or in person. Meeting, listening and helping people with their cases brings a bright spot to her day and a smile. In addition to greeting people, she is responsible for compiling paperwork, the filing system, client updates and keeping everyone on track with client cases. She graduated from University of North Alabama in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in English with a concentration in Professional Writing.