Who We Are

Our Firm


J. Walter Michael & Associates, Inc. is an accounting, taxation, fiscal and administrative consulting firm located in the historical New Center of Detroit, Michigan.


We serve a wide range of business and individual clients throughout southeastern Michigan and beyond in wholesale, retail, construction, clothing, financial aid, Obama care taxation, affordable health care cost analysis, service, faith-based ministries, non-profit organizations, and E-commerce.


As your Tax and Accounting Consultant Firm, we strive to be your trusted business advisor, consultant and strategist. Let our experience work for you.


With a CPA as President of the Firm, we do more than just report your bottom line; we proactively strive to help you improve that bottom line.


Individual attention to your specific needs is always our priority. We customize our services to your requirement.


We value long-term relationships. Many of our clients have been with us for decades.


We are accessible and responsive to our clients; needs and strive to return phone calls promptly.


Choose us for your essential fiscal Tax and Accounting needs.


Our firm will take you through the cycles of your personal and business lives.  We are a resource that is always available throughout the year.  Have a question?  Need advice?  Received a notice from the IRS just before Happy Hour on a Friday?  You can contact us anytime, day or night.


Our Values

  • Uncompromised ethics and standards

  • Community service

  • Attracting and servicing a diverse talent and client base

  • Delivering the highest quality client service, through the dedicated work of our people, mobilizing firm resources, and devising innovative approaches Tax & Accounting Professionals.


Principal Accountant


William J. Mosley, formerly of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, has more than 30 years of public accounting experience, including considerable experience in taxation, financial reporting, auditing, and litigation support and business advisory issues across a wide range of closely held and non-profit business. He formulated J. Walter Michael & Associates (named after his three sons) in 1977.  His firm specializes in tax preparation of Individual and Corporate Tax Returns, Faith Based Ministries 990 Tax Returns, Clergy Returns, Healthcare Fiscal, E-Commerce and Debit Card Administration. More




B.S., Business, Wilberforce University (OH) 

M.B.A., Northwestern University

J.D., Northwestern University

LLM in Taxation, Wayne State Univeristy 



William has written the acclaim “Tax Bible”. This is the only guide that offers special insight into the urban ministry and last minute tax law changes.William also has helped many organizations file and receive approval for their 501(c) (3) status.



Mr. Mosley has presented hundreds of Tax Seminars across the country.  Most recently he has lectured at the National Baptist Convention, Church of God In Christ, Unity Urban Ministries, and United Methodist Ministries.



Walter Mosley, J.D. (Harvard)

Walter Mosley, J.D. (Harvard)

Principal, Los Angeles Mr. Mosley was selected to head up the Fiscal, Fiduicairy Services, Entertainment & Technology business consultation team within J. Walter Michael. Mr. Mosley, who holds both a Bachelor in Engineering and Master’s in Economics from the University of Michigan, is practicing member of the U. S. Tax Court, since 2010. A serial entrepreneur, his passion is developing 21st Century, e-commerce business, retooling businesses, such as seafood, clothing & entertainment brands.

Dan Williams - Senior Tax Manager

Dan Williams - Senior Tax Manager

Dan is a 2010 graduate of the Unity Urban Ministerial School Urban Institue in Administrative & Tax Accounting. He enjoys the logic and balance behind debits and credits. Dan’s small business experience is specific to real estate, healthcare and earned income, & college FAFSA clients. Technical accounting expertise and practical nut and bolts of small business operations is a great combination. Dan studied two years at University of Michigan.

Emmanuel Njkou

Emmanuel Njkou

Educator Trainer Professor Njkou has taught tax and accounting courses, specializing in start-up small business. Emanuel has agreed to work with J. Walter Michael & Associates, Unity Urban Ministerial, and Income Tax School to certify and train tax preparers.