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About Us

About Our Firm

David 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

Marshall University
Certified Public Accountant

David has 25+ 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 has been actively involved in youth athletics at the North Myrtle Beach Recreation Department and coached baseball at North Myrtle Beach High School, Myrtle Beach High School, and Loris High School. He has also served on the Financial Advisory Board of the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce. David currently is the softball coach at Loris High School.

Dana Buffkin

dana@dsmithcpa.com Horry Georgetown Technical College

Dana has 20+ 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.

Michael Restuccia

Michael has 6+ years of professional experience in public accounting working with homeowner's associations, small businesses, closely help corporations, and nonprofit organizations providing monthly bookkeeping, tax preparation, auditing, and review services. Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and an MBA with a concentration in Accounting from Fitchburg State University.

Amy Kreider

akreider@dsmithcpa.com Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Liberty University

Payroll Specialist

Lisa Bland

Payroll Specialist

Makayla Todd

makayla@dsmithcpa.com Coastal Carolina University

Makayla graduated from Coastal Carolina University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting in 2020. Makayla has 4+ year of experience in public accounting.

Ariel Smith

Ariel@dsmithcpa.com Coastal Carolina University

Ariel graduated from Coastal Carolina University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting in December of 2021. She plans on pursuing her Master’s in Accountancy so that she can sit for the CPA Exam. Ariel has one year of experience in bookkeeping services for individuals, small businesses, and homeowner associations.

Michael Furlani

Client Coordinator, Property Management

Laura Spencer

Bookkeeping Specialist

Billie Jo McCoy

Administrative Assistant