Smith Schafer is an award-winning, community-oriented public accounting and consulting firm offering a thoughtful advisory relationship to local business clients.
We are mostly known for helping local businesses grow with accounting, tax, and consulting solutions. People often refer to us as a helpful business advisor. We provide proactive solutions, deep expertise, and personal relationships, allowing you more time to work on growing your business.
Why Smith Schafer?
Our Service Approach
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Our Industry Experience
Our industry experts stay on top of changing trends and leverage years of experience, relationships, and continuing education. Smith Schafer’s industry specialization allows us to stay on the leading edge of industry developments, regulations, and opportunities. It permits us to efficiently and effectively provide services tailored to our clients’ needs and requirements.
Achieving Growth for our Clients
The Smith Schafer team is highly qualified and possesses the appropriate experience and expertise to serve you effectively. We place a major emphasis on ensuring our team’s background and capabilities are compatible with our clients’ industries and specialties as well as with the client’s management team.
Our team lives these values every day. It’s who we are.
Integrity & Objectivity
Continual Learning Environment
Mentor & Teach
Resources & Insights
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Selecting an Auditor
Searching for an audit firm can be a time-consuming and stressful task. However, it can be maneuvered easier if you know what to look for, have realistic expectations, and ask the right questions.
Advantages & Disadvantages of S Corporations
Whether you are setting up a new company or you have been in business for years, you need to evaluate which legal structure is best for your enterprise.
Time to Hire a Fractional CFO or Controller?
There comes a time when the demands associated with growth may require a level of support and experience that exceeds what internal resource capabilities can offer.
Why Clients Choose Us
“We have worked with Smith Schafer for over 45 years. They have been great to work with, from wonderful administrative support, tax staff, and CPAs. They have supported us for years with our financials and mergers/acquisitions. Always there to help!”
- Washburn McReavy Funeral Chapels
“Our service is always exceptional and never have to second guess the answers.”
- EnergyPrint, Inc.
“Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years.”
“The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer & Associates is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!”
“I have worked with Jason Boynton for several years. He has consistently provided exceptional service and advice always delivered in a timely, pleasant manner.”
“Smith Schafer always makes everything go smoothly. They were recommended to us by our community bank. We have been using their services for many years for our small business and personal taxes. We always feel well taken care of and that we are receiving the best advice, direction, information and tax preparation."
- The Dog Perk Corporation
“Smith Schafer always provides great information for our business. They are thorough with our accounting and financial planning. We have leaned heavily on them with an interpretation of the PPP Loan and COVID-19 planning. They have been instrumental in our success and are always very knowledgeable and quick to respond to any of our questions."
“Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years."
“The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!"
“We love our CPA team at Smith Schafer. They have helped us navigate many personal and business decisions."
“Smith Schafer is very dedicated to their clients and always has their best interests in mind. They are very knowledgeable and thinking ahead to what the clients may be needing in the future. We would highly recommend Smith Schafer to our family and friends."
"Always fast, great service and questions answered. Love the people I work with at Smith Schafer. We've been there so long, it's like working with family."
- MotoProz, Inc.
"Smith Schafer is always responsive and in the know about what is important for me and my business. The team is responsive and professional with all my interactions. Very customer-focused."
- Custom Communication
"The people at Smith Schafer always take great care of me. They are so knowledgeable and provide great advice and support."
- Sound and Media Solutions, Inc.