I think I am good at listening to a multitude of problems – I’ll call them opportunities – and working with my clients to prioritize those issues. I’m very versatile and easily adaptable to my clients’ situations.

About Jeremy

Jeremy Smith is known for learning every detail of a client’s business, possessing extensive industry knowledge and being responsive and available. He specializes in the areas of taxation and cost segregation. He provides consulting, tax planning and compliance work to both individuals and closely held business entities. Jeremy’s time is focused on working with clients to help implement useful planning strategies that will aid in furthering their business. He also works with clients on tax credits and incentives.

Jeremy’s areas of specialization include advising businesses in the areas of real estate, manufacturing, franchisor/franchisee, retail, distribution and professional services. In real estate, he works with buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and investors in a wide variety of transactions involving retail, commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. He has also provided numerous real estate owners with substantial tax savings through the benefits of cost segregation.

Before joining Henry+Horne in 1999, Jeremy spent five years working for the largest local CPA firm in Northwest Ohio, performing tax, audit, consulting and cost segregation services for individuals and a variety of small to mid-sized businesses.

Outside of work, you can find Jeremy spending time with his family, exercising or enjoying sports – his favorite is football. He also loves to travel and hopes to visit every continent. Some of his dream travel destinations include New Zealand, Belgium and Bora Bora.


Bowling Green State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, emphasis in accounting

Firm Roles

Executive Committee

Real Estate Group

Team Development Leader


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants

Esperanca, Board Treasurer

Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

Did you know?

If you weren’t an accountant, what would you be?

I’d like to be a musician – drums or vocals.

What’s something very few people know about you?

I was in musicals in high school. I sang the lead in Oklahoma.

If you could have any superpower, what ability would you want?

To read people’s minds. But it could be a blessing or a curse.

What would be impossible for you to give up?

Dark chocolate. I can’t stay away from it.

Blog Posts by Jeremy

Tax matters when selling a home
Tax Insights
June 2022
Business use vehicles: potential new tax law impact
Tax Insights
December 2017
Depreciable assets: potential new tax law impact
Tax Insights
December 2017
AZ minimum wage law, DOL overtime rules update
Tax Insights
March 2017
Turning Age 70 1/2 and Required Minimum Distributions
Tax Insights
October 2015
Work Opportunity Tax Credit – You May Still Qualify for 2014
Tax Insights
February 2015
Timing Rules for SEPs and SIMPLE-IRAs Part II
Tax Insights
April 2014
Timing Rules for SEPs and SIMPLE-IRAs Part I
Tax Insights
April 2014
Real Estate Professional – Would You Really Qualify
Tax Insights
February 2013

Articles by Jeremy

Demystifying the Specified Service Trade Business
May 2021
COVID-19 lifelines
July 2020
Business tax planning made easier
September 2019
New excess business loss limitation rules: tax reform brings big changes
March 2019
Bonus depreciation + Section 179 deduction: tax reform changes
July 2018
My CPA says to file for an extension. Should I?
March 2018
Nice Try Deductions
March 2016
Filing an Extension: Do I Still Have to Pay My Taxes?
March 2015
Don’t Let Higher Taxes Creep Up On You: Slash Your Tax Liability with Cost Segregation
October 2014
Interest Deductions: Divide and Conquer Four Main Categories of Interest Expenses
April 2014
Discover Secret Tax Breaks for Employees: Benefits of Company Stock in Retirement Plan
March 2014
Flying Solo? Navigate 401(k) Rules
January 2014
Five Year-end Tax Moves for Small Businesses
November 2013
IRS Postpones New Tax Rules for Repairs
June 2013
Overview of the New 'Fiscal Cliff' Law - Key Tax Provisions for Businesses
March 2013
Bask in the Tax Glow of Winter Conventions
January 2013
Fall in Line on Required Minimum Distributions
October 2012
Tax Angles to Vacation Home Rentals
July 2012
Six Tax-planning Moves for Midyear
June 2012
Locking in Deductions for Mortgage Interest
April 2012
Take Care When Mixing Business With Pleasure
January 2012
Breaking Up May Be Hard to Do
November 2011
Plug-in Tax Breaks for Energy Savings
August 2011
Q's and A's on Section 529 Plans
June 2011
Tax Breakdown of Interest Expenses
March 2011
Year-end Tax Moves for Business Owners
November 2010
New Law Revamps Student Loan Program
August 2010
Sweep Away 'Nanny Tax' Concern
May 2010
Five Ways to Prepare for Tax Filings
January 2010
Tax Outlook Under New Casualty Loss Rules
April 2009