Municipal Administrtion

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As elected officials, you wear many hats when you are working to improve your community.  Add to that the pressure of financial transparency, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

At Smith Tax & Bookkeeping Services, LLC, the goal is to help alleviate the stress associated with these challenges. Our goal is to help you navigate each new piece of the puzzle, partnering with municipal clerks on issues that impact your operations and resources. Every minute counts when working for your community, so you can expect timely turnaround for services and prompt responses. Our approach includes regular updates and education on accounting standards that may affect you and your constituents, helping you make informed decisions. For over 12 years, owner Taunya Smith worked in State government working with municipalities, performing on-site audits of grant monies provided for economic development and 10 years in the banking and finance industry in management. With that experience, she strives to provide municipalities with comprehensive consulting and assistance to help with a wide variety of operational, audit and bookkeeping needs, including:

  • Budgeting
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable 
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Financial Statements (including Revenue and Expenditures, and Trial Balance)
  • Federal & State Payroll Taxes
  • Year-end preparation for audit

Other services we provide include:

  • Establish Internal controls
  • Training Staff (i.e., internal controls, etc.)
  • Employee handbook(s)
  • Billing and Collections
  • Human Resources (i.e. job descriptions, establishing salaries, etc.)

We are ready to help your municipality identify new revenue sources, capitalize on resources and meet all your compliance requirements.