August 25, 2009
James E. Guinn
In 1975 Mr. Guinn and Mr. Robert D. Smith organized Guinn, Smith & Company, Inc. The company has grown to a staff of approximately thirty. Since inception, Guinn, Smith & Company has primarily been involved with providing tax, auditing, and accounting services for religious organizations.
Mr. Guinn is intensely involved in the representation of various religious organizations before the Internal Revenue Service. He has consulted with the general public, ministers, and employees of religious organizations with regard to Internal Revenue Service requirements. Out of his experiences, he has written several reference books for non-profit organizations and numerous articles addressing problems the Internal Revenue Service encounters in carrying out its function of insuring compliance of exempt organizations.