George A. Watson, III, JD, LL.M., CPA

Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the State of North Carolina (License No. 18984)

Inactive Status with Louisiana State Bar Association, effective 12/18/2017 (License No. 19411)

            (Mr. Watson retired from practicing law)


George Watson was born and raised in the Davidson, NC area, where he graduated from North Mecklenburg High School in 1979. After earning his BS in Accounting at North Carolina State University, Mr. Watson attended Louisiana State University’s School of Law in Baton Rouge. He then practiced as a CPA for Ernst & Whinney, LP in New Orleans for five years.

After his work with Ernst & Whinney, Mr. Watson completed a Master of Laws of Taxation (LL.M.) at Boston University. He opened a private practice in the New Orleans area, which he operated until after Hurricane Katrina.

Mr. Watson has represented all types of clients in various tax matters, ranging from tax planning and tax returns to litigation against the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Watson has also served as counsel for Chrysler Financial, LLC all over the State of Louisiana, in both bankruptcy and state court matters.

Mr. Watson is happily married to Suzette L. Watson and has one daughter, Katherine M. Watson.

About Our Name: The Beatles hated taxes, too! George Harrison wrote the song “Taxman,” which was released as the opening track on The Beatles’ 1966 album, Revolver. Its lyrics attack the high levels of progressive tax (98%) imposed by the British Labour government under Harold Wilson.

Client Testimonials

We’ve had the great privilege of working with wonderful people and world-class businesses. A few of our clients volunteered to speak to our commitment to excellent service.

I have worked with Sherrie and George for years now. I rely on them to keep up with deadlines and new tax laws. They have never disappointed. It’s great to have someone looking over your shoulder when you’re busy running a small business.Rob Jordan

George Watson is a no-nonsense CPA providing services that go hand-in-hand with Sherrie Young’s diligent accounting services. Their combined experience across several industries helped me avoid some common IRS red flags, appropriately structure the businesses I have started and get the biggest refunds at tax time. George’s legal background and experience as a financial manager allow him to make very insightful recommendations so that I can invest my money back into my biggest asset – my business.Trent Corbin, President & Founder, Providence Property Management

As President and owner of Barefoot to Broadway Inc., I would like to say that both George and Sherrie represent true professionals In their field. From business and tax consulting I have found no better partner to rely upon. I trust their guidance, integrity and sincere interest in our corporate goals. On a personal level they have earned my confidence and friendship. I recommend anyone who wants to grow a profitable business to meet with this team as soon as possible. Time is money. You will smile and laugh more during this experience. I applaud their work ethic. Truly amazing people!Bill Broadway

*DISCLAIMER: George A. Watson, II, CPA, PA is a firm licensed by the North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners. Mr. Watson is employed by that firm and is licensed as a North Carolina CPA (Licensee No. 18984). Mr. Watson is not a North Carolina attorney. The content of this website is not intended as specific advice. Each client’s situation is different, and advice can only be provided at an in-person consultation.