Name: Michael Smith
Michael Smith qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant with a provincial accountancy practice before joining a boutique tax consultancy in London's entrepreneurial west end, spending 3 years gaining the Chartered Tax Adviser qualification whilst working with a highly sought-after tax planner and investigations specialist. Subsequently, Michael spent 2 years in 'Blue Chip' industry - employed by Kimberly Clarke as its UK Tax Manager. A period of freelance consultancy followed, advising high net worth and international clients in which time Michael obtained his Trust & Estate Practitioner qualification.
Having relocated to Essex, Michael established his practice - Michael Stuart Associates, which principal office is in Warley.
The firm's clients range from the self-employed sole trader, contractors, through to entrepreneurial companies with annual turnover exceeding £10M. In addition, the firm acts for individuals, trusts, and a substantial number of property investors/ developers - located throughout the UK and overseas.
Aside from ensuring clients meet their statutory accountancy and tax obligations, as a dynamic and client focused practice, Michael Stuart Associates provides a holistic tax planning service. Michael Stuart Associates prides itself on offering holistic advice, considering each option from the personal/commercial angles – together with opportunities for tax efficiency.
The firm also provides Probate activities, provided through our associated practice.
Michael Stuart Associates continues to enjoy strong yet sustained growth. Every client to date has been gained through personal recommendation/referral.