Jay Schmidt, CPA, CA, CBV, CPA (IL, USA)


Jay brings nearly 20 years of experience, specializing in owner-manager taxation and US tax compliance to the JMH team. Jay has completed his Chartered Accountant designation, Certified Public Accountant designation, and Chartered Business Valuator designation meaning Jay enjoys preserving his clients’ wealth by building tailored tax minimization strategies to meet specific client needs.

At the office, he loves having the opportunity to meet different people and learn about their businesses and families. Jay and his staff take pride in really listening to their clients, so they can be given timely, appropriate and specific advice.

Away from the office, Jay likes to spend time with his family, either on vacation or by visiting the lake, and by coaching his children’s sports teams. Jay is also a member of the CPA Complaints Inquiry Committee (CIC), which plays a big part in keeping the CPA a self-relegated profession.

Jay’s experience means his clients’ needs and situations are completely understood while Jay and his team construct tax strategies that will save his clients’ money.

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