SmartBooks Consultant Services, LLC was started by Paul Delaine in 2000 as a tax preparation company. In 2008, Paul started the consulting company. Paul joined the Adjunct Staff at the National Labor College in 2010 teaching under the Bonnie Ladin Union Skills program. The program transitioned in 2014 to the AFLCIO Headquarters and Paul continued teaching as a lead instructor under the program for the AFLCIO until 2017.
Paul is a former U.S. Postal Service employee and has over 20 years of experience in labor union finances. Paul is the former President of the Maryland and DC State American Postal Workers Union. He also served as the organization's Secretary-Treasurer and 12 years as Treasurer of the Montgomery County (MD) Postal Workers Union. Paul is currently a consultant, Union Finances and QuickBooks Instructor for the American Postal Workers Union, teaching nationwide at seminars. Paul is a certified bookkeeper, IRS registered tax professional and a QuickBooks ProAdvisor. He is still involved in the labor movement, volunteering as Trustee for his Local.
Our services are provided to labor unions nationwide, small businesses and individuals and include the following:
- LM & 990 Report Preparation
- On-site QuickBooks Training
- Remote QuickBooks Support/Training
- Secretary's Treasurer Training
- Officers' Fiduciary Responsibility Training
- Trustees & Executive Board Training
- Financial Audit & Review Services
The objective and mission of SmartBooks Consulting Services, LLC is to provide efficient and complete training to Labor Unions for the purpose of maintaining accurate and detailed tracking of financial records for the benefit of satisfying the organization fiduciary responsibility to their membership. We believe it is imperative that we strive to teach Labor Organization the importance of their filing requirements and legal obligations to the U.S. Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service.