Welcome to Joshua T. Downs, CPA, PA

Affordable Tax, Payroll, and Bookkeeping Services

Tax Preparation and Financial Services for the Carolinas!


Tax Preparation

Preparing your own income tax return can be a daunting and confusing task. Today’s tax laws are constantly evolving and complex that filing a simple return can be confusing. It is very easy overlook deductions and credits to which you are entitled. Even if you use a computer software program there’s no substitute for the assistance of an experienced tax professional


As a small business owner you have more important things to do than to keep your own books. We take care of your books for you, so you can get back to the job of running your business and generating profits!


We provide payroll services that include direct deposit, electronic payments of tax liability, monthly/quarterly/annual payroll report filings and an employee portal. Eliminate the risk of calculating and filing your own payroll taxes by having professionals do it for you. Federal, state and local payroll tax laws are frequently changing and becoming more complex.

ABOUT Joshua T. Downs, CPA, PA

Tax Preparation and Financial Services for the Carolinas!

At Joshua T Downs, CPA, PA, we believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership and truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience, and financial acumen.

We provide a variety of services including Income Tax Preparation for all types of businesses and individuals, IRS and State Audit Representation, Payroll Reporting, QuickBooks® setup, support and training, Business startup services, Monthly bookkeeping, Financial statements – making sure your financial records are timely and accurate.

Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology, and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.



Josh Downs

Managing CPA

Josh Downs, CPA, MBA was born in Charlotte, NC and attended Independence High School. Josh enjoys the outdoors, traveling with his family, and attending concerts with friends.  He is the managing owner of Joshua T. Downs, CPA, PA.  Josh earned a B.S. Degree in Accounting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, his MBA at Pfeiffer University, and received his CPA license from the North Carolina State Board of Examiners. He is certified as a North Carolina CPA, number 36363.

Julie Downs

Office Manager

Julie Downs is the Office Manager for Joshua T. Downs, CPA.  Julie brings over 15 years of administrative experience in Office Administration, Management, and Accounting. She handles the administrative duties and bookkeeping for our practice.  Julie earned a B.S. Degree in Communications at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In her downtime she enjoys traveling, shopping, and having coffee with friends.

Margaret Hinson


Margaret brings over 33 years of experience in banking, sales and administration and has her NC Real Estate License. In addition, she has 3 years experience as a bookkeeper and recently joined our team. When she is not camping in the mountains with her husband of 32 years, she enjoys spending time with her 2 daughters and 3 rescue dogs.


Contact Us

(704) 843-5081

400 E. South Main Street, Suite 4

Waxhaw, NC 28173