"The objective of tax planning is to pay the least amount of tax at the last possible moment without incurring penalties." - James Jenkins
With his straight forward, aggressive and strategic approach, James E. Jenkins, President and founder of Jenkins & Company, P.C., has led the accounting profession for over 30 years.
A southeast Michigan native, Jim graduated from the Detroit Institute of Technology in 1976 and became a Certified Public Accountant. Jim worked for two of Michigan's most prominent accounting firms before opening the doors of Jenkins & Company, P.C. in 1980. The firm has grown its local roots serving Michigan companies and his exceptional expertise has grown his practice nationwide. Jenkins & Company has garnered clients across the nation from Hawaii to New York. Jim personally develops tax strategies for each of his clients and leads a strong team of accounting professionals, researchers, tax strategists and business consultants.
Jenkins & Company professionals also know that a good tax strategy involves much more than simply filing forms - up-to-the-minute knowledge of tax procedures and changes is a key feature of the firm. In fact, as a scholar of tax law and Internal Revenue Service procedures, Jim has amassed and maintains one of the finest tax research libraries in the nation. His superior expertise allows him to find solutions for tax issues large and small, while his niche experience has helped clients avoid unnecessary audits and take immediate advantage of recent changes in tax laws and procedures.
In particular, his years of experience with IRS audits and negotiations can help avoid unnecessary audits and significantly decrease the complexity and anxiety associated with the IRS audit process.
Jim also shares his insights and resources with tax professionals around the country through Tax Research Services, Inc., a hotline he created to assist other tax professionals find answers to tax questions.
Early in his career, Jim encountered a number of clients who failed to file their tax returns. He found he had a special talent for bringing non-filers back into the IRS loop and helping to preserve their assets in the process. His successes with his clients prompted him to author the book, "Failure to File," which is available in editions for individuals and for tax professionals.
After years of successful client outcomes, Jim is renowned as an expert in his field. His personality and astute knowledge make him an in-demand speaker on a variety of financial issues.
Jim is a two-time Accounting Today Gold Medal Award winner, 2011 America's Top Accountants Award winner and has appeared in many publications including, The New York Times, FORTUNE Magazine, USA Today, The Detroit News, The Detroit Free Press and a variety of other TV and radio programs.
Hear what others are saying!
"Jim Jenkins is terrific," says Pam Gray in Accounting Today, an industry trade publication. Gray is a client who was on the verge of losing her home after her husband failed to file. "He's a combination of a totally reputable person who has expertise and knows the options."
Contact us today to see how much you could be saving and how we can put our expertise to work for you. Jenkins & Company is certain that you will value their expertise and we will provide your first consultation for free so you can experience the difference for yourself.