Staff Profiles

Vickie T. Smith, EA –¬†vsmith@smithstaxsolutions.com
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, EARBalsera@smithstaxsolutions.com
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.

Taylor GodseyTGodsey@smithstaxsolutions.com
Staff Accountant

Taylor joined the firm in 2020. She graduated from the University of North Alabama in December of 2019 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Accounting and becoming licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. She provides a variety of client services including financial statement compilation, bookkeeping, and payroll.

Neal Smith –¬†nsmith@smithstaxsolutions.com
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.

Jacqueline Knightenjknighten@smithstaxsolutions.com
Client Support Specialist

Jacqueline joined the firm in 2019. She has over 16 years client support experience. She has excellent customer service and multitasking skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure. She provides a variety of services including preparing tax returns, answering clients’ questions, and keeping the office organized. She is an integral part of our team.