Profile

Results

We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.

Relationships

We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.

Relief

Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Who We Are

Asheville Total Tax Solutions, Inc. (or its predecessor) was established in 1978. We primarily serve the Asheville, Mars Hill, Hendersonville, Brevard, Waynesville, and Burnsville areas of North Carolina.

Michael C. Creasman, EA

President

Mike has a passion for understanding the intricacies of tax research and tax law. He keeps abreast of the ever-changing laws and focuses his attention on the firm’s expanding clientele and tax consultancy.

Tax advisement and financial planning are at the core of Mike’s expertise. “This is such an intimate relationship,” Mike says of his clients. “We talk about dreams and aspirations for themselves and their children and grandchildren. We need to get this as right as we possibly can.”

Mike established Asheville Total Tax Solutions in 1978. Originally an accounting and income tax planning/preparation practice, he soon found that his clients were not as interested in reviewing what they’d done as they were in exploring where they would like to be in the future. His focus is now helping clients take steps to secure their financial futures.

 

Services

 

History and Experience

As a native of Buncombe County, Mike grew up in French Broad Township, graduated from Erwin High School, and enlisted in the U.S. Army Infantry.

Mike has been a Certified Financial Planner™ since 1982 and earned his CFP® designation in 1984. Following his certification, Mike transformed his tax practice to include financial planning services. His extensive experience with tax law enhances his ability to apply tax implications and circumvent potential problems for clients’ portfolios.

Mike is a federally authorized tax practitioner and Enrolled Agent (EA), which means he is able to represent clients at every administrative level before the Internal Revenue Service.

With over 40 years of experience in all areas of income, gift, and estate tax issues, Mike is the person that other tax professionals go to with questions.

Mike lives with his wife Revonda, in Leicester, N.C.

Education

Boston University

Paralegal Studies – 2009

 

College for Financial Planning

Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist CRPS

Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management – 2002

 

National Endowment for Financial Education

Accredited Tax Advisor Program – 1995

Retirement Planning Program – 1996

Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor – 1996

Accredited Asset Management Specialist – 1996

 

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards

Jacksonville University, Accounting – 1972

Certified Financial Planner – 1987

 

Asheville Biltmore College (Now UNCA) – 1964