About Joel

Joel Bassett is a Tax & Business Services partner in the Firm’s Portland, Maine, office. Joel joined Marcum in 2019 via the merger of Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett, P.A. (DSPB) into Marcum’s New England Region. He provides tax, accounting, and financial consulting services to businesses, including service professionals such as physicians, engineers, architects, and lawyers. He also practices in the specialty area of personal financial planning.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation – Finance Committee Member
  • Cape Elizabeth Land Trust – Finance Committee Member
  • Maine Estate Planning Council
  • Parents Club of Central New England (PCCNE), United States Naval Academy, Treasurer

Practice Focus

Income Tax Planning
Income Tax Compliance
Accounting Services
Personal Financial Planning

Industry Focus

Professional Service Firms
Personal Financial Planning


Bachelor of Science,
University of New Hampshire