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Our Staff

James Lawrence Smith

Owner, Certifying Acceptance Agent, James Lawrence Associates, Inc Tax Service, Established 2004. A former process manager at Jackson Hewitt and financial service representative with hands-on experience. this allowed me to develop and strengthen my Analytical, communication and organizational skills which are among the most important to management. With a proven ability to employ leadership, crititical thinking and time management skills. Interacting with people of diverse backgrounds ensure creative and innovative ways to improve business process.

Lucius McBride

Senior Tax Practitioner,  As a former Internal Revnue Service tax examiner responsible for examining and reviewing filed tax returns for accuracy and decides whether credits and deductions should be allowed ,as well as determining if any adjustments affect the taxpayer's State tax liability. Report any adjustments or corrections, Identify taxes payable, resolve discrepancy and ensure all deductions are legitimate. Identify any overpayment or underpayment and assessing fees, interest, and penalties and notify the taxpayer of the total liability. Excelling as an investigator in matters of social, financial and international correspondent banking activity which has brought his skills into demand as a consultant after 9-11 dealing with compliance adherence to the Patriot Act and other legislation.