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About Our Firm

https://secure.emochila.com/swserve/siteAssets/site12115/images/dsmith-logo-02-15-2011.JPGDavid Smith Associates, CPA's is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the area, dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs.

On this website, you will find information about David Smith Associates, CPA's, including our list of services. We have also provided you with online resources to assist in the tax process and financial decision-making. These tools include downloadable tax forms and publications, financial calculators, news and links to other useful sites. Whether you are an individual or business in or around North Myrtle Beach, David Smith Associates, CPA's has years of valuable experience assisting professionals with their accounting needs.

For years, David Smith Associates, CPA's has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

David Smith Associates, CPA's is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. David Smith Associates, CPA's is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose David Smith Associates, CPA's receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

David M. Smith, CPA

David has 21 years of professional experience. He has managed audits of commercial and nonprofit organizations, including, but not limited to, homeowners associations, nonprofit organizations receiving federal assistance, and closely-held corporations. In addition, he has extensive experience in tax preparation and estate planning, business consulting, internal control design, employee benefit plan analysis, and construction contracting.
David graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting.
David is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the South Carolina Association of CPAs. David is actively involved in youth athletics at the North Myrtle Beach Recreation Department, coaches baseball at Loris High School, and has served on the Financial Advisory Board of the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Amy J. Wharton

Amy has 19 years of professional experience in public accounting working with homeowners associations, small businesses, closely held corporations, and nonprofit organizations providing monthly bookkeeping, tax preparation, auditing, and review services.
Amy has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a major of Accounting from Coastal Carolina University.
She is a member of the S.C. Association of CPAs.

Dana Buffkin

Dana has 16 years of professional experience in public accounting. She provides tax preparation, payroll, and bookkeeping services to individuals, small businesses, and homeowner associations.
Dana graduated from Horry-Georgetown Technical College with an Associate Degree in Business with an empasis in Accounting.
Dana is a member of the S.C. Association of CPAs.

Cyndi Cline

Cyndi graduated Cum Laude from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She continued her education and graduated from Marshall University with a Master of Science in Accountancy.
Cyndi has 5 years of professional experience in public accounting. She provides tax preparation, payroll, and bookkeeping services to individuals, small businesses, and homeowner associations.

Carol Szarka

Write-up Specialist

Lavinia Lankford

Bookkeeper/Tax Preparer

LeAnn Donohue

Administrative assistant

Adrian Alston

Accountant