About Us

Executive Tax Service is a full-service professional tax preparation and tax planning company located in Metairie, Louisiana and serving clients throughout the United States as well as other countries.

We offer outstanding customer service as we strive to minimize taxpayer’s liabilities by preparing complete and accurate tax returns based on current tax law.

Our tax practice was founded in 2004 by Judith W. Phillpott, an Enrolled Agent since 1985 and a tax professional with 40 years of experience.  Judy received her BS from Loyola University.  Her daughter, Laurie P. Schmaltz, an Enrolled Agent since 2009, received her BA in Business and Marketing from Loyola University and has 16 years of experience as a tax professional.  As Enrolled Agents, Judy and Laurie have earned the privilege of practicing (representing taxpayers) before the Internal Revenue Service and all State Departments of Revenue in all tax matters.  They are members of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA), National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and are National Tax Practice Institute (NTPI) Fellows.

Crystal B. Smith joined our tax practice in August of 2017 and became an Enrolled Agent in January of 2020.  Crystal received her BA in Sociology with a Minor in Accounting from the University of New Orleans. She has also received an Associate degree in Business and Accounting.  Crystal has nine years of experience in tax and public accounting, 3 ½ years of experience as a tax professional with Executive Tax Service and nearly 20 years of experience working for non-profit organizations. Crystal is also a member of NAEA and NATP.