Income Taxes and Bookkeeping

About Us

Our company specializes in accounting and tax preparation services for a wide variety of clients. We specialize in:

  • Tax return filing and tax planning for individuals
  • Bookkeeping and financial statements for small businesses
  • Corporate tax return filing
  • Payroll Services

Annual participation in Continuing Professional Education courses offered by local chapters of national accounting and tax associations keeps our firm on the leading edge of ever-changing tax laws and accounting methods. Computerized offices and internet access ensures clients accurate, efficient, state-of-the-art service at a competitive price.

Visit the Services area of our site to learn more about the many accounting and tax services available to individuals and businesses.

Visit the Contact Us page for information regarding how to reach us via telephone, e-mail or mail.

Feel free to contact the office anytime. We're here to help.

Jim Byrd-- Jim is the owner of Income Taxes and Bookkeeping.  He has been preparing taxes since 1974.  He is a graduate of Winchester Community High School and Ball State University and attended Hanover College.  Jim has three children.  Jared, works at Ardaugh and is married to Tanya with two children Delaney and Jayven; Jordan, works at Ardaugh and Income Taxes and Bookkeeping; and  Darcy Diesler, is married to Nate and works at Ball and Marion General Hospital.


Melissa Cox-Graduate of Jay County High School, She is currently taking accounting classes at Ivy Tech. She is married to Matt and has five children.  She will be at the 212 W Main Portland Office


Beth Noggle-Graduate of Mississenwa Valley. She has worked for Nicks Automotive and Bowman's Concessions.  She will be at the 203 S. Columbia St. Union City location.


Jordan Byrd--Graduated from  Winchester Community High School and Ball State University. He works at Ardagh and is the marketing manager for Income Taxes and Bookkeeping.


  Kim Young--Graduated from Delta High School and attended Indiana Business College. She is married to Donnie and the mother of 2 children.  Kim has 15 years of tax service experience and is the treasurer of the Union City Church of the Nazarene.  She will be working at the 109 N East St. Winchester location.





Jessica Gant--Graduate of Indiana Tech-Ft. Wayne. Jessica has completed the IRS AFSP requirements for 2017. She is married, the mother of 4 children and has 1 grandchild.  Jessica will be acting as Jim's Virtual Assistant as well as working in the Union City Location.


Debra Smithson--Graduate of Ball State and Indiana Wesleyan Universities. Previously worked in Accounting for 40 years at ATI Portland Forge. In addition, worked for H&R Block for 8 years. Married and lives in Ridgeville. Will be working out of our Wincehster and Portland offices.