Acade provides individuals a new choice, an easy choice, in tax preparation services. An alternative to the brand name storefronts and expensive CPA's. Have your taxes completed correctly the first time by owner Darren Dowdell, a degreed Accountant, MBA and Enrolled Agent licensed to practice before the IRS with 30 years’ experience and 1000's of returns prepared. Specializing in hard working and lower to middle income individuals finding all the deductions and credits available to them as well as home office and small business owners helping them pay the lowest taxes legally possible.
"I was referred to Acade Tax Services by my financial adviser and found them to be very professional and easy to work with. I would recommend them very highly."
Anthony L.
"Acade Tax Services has been very helpful in getting our taxes filed both for our individual returns and our business' as well."
Rachel & Akos T.
"As a new business start up business we needed all the help we could get. Your professionalism and knowledge was greatly appreciated."
Joe C.
"I spoke to Darren and he was capable, knowledgeable and friendly. He did a great job for us and I referred him to my Mom, which I never do!"
Christine C.
"Darren was referred to me by a friend. He was easy to schedule with, patient, and thorough! This was my first year filing as a business owner and he helped me tremendously!"
Erin M.
"2013 Individual tax prep. Professional, affordable, fast. Refreshing transparency - prices for each type of form you need are listed on his website. Convenient location in Elmwood Village."
Jamie J.
"Darren is highly professional and knowledgeable. His work is accurate, prompt, and organized. His prices are excellent. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience."
Megan H.
"Fast and efficient. While he offered to do my taxes while I waited, I preferred to leave them and come back. He still had them done the next day. Plus I got back $2,000 more than last year, so I'm happy. The downtown location was very convenient for me also."
Andrew J.
"Darren has prepared our taxes for 2 years now. We have found him to be extremely professional and knowledgeable. He was able to maximize the amount of return and we are very pleased with his services, He has a flexible schedule and is very accommodating. We would highly recommend him to everyone."
Tony & Sue N.
"We have retained Darren to prepare our annual taxes for the past 4-5 years. The service has been nothing but professional and very efficient. Darren has addressed all of our issues, not only during the tax season but throughout the year as needed."
Kathleen P.
"Darren made filing our taxes a breeze. We will continue to use Darren's services from now on. No more H&R Block, or doing our taxes with turbo tax online. Would recommend him to anyone. Fees were in line with other tax preparers. Answered all our questions without looking them up or saying I will have to get back to you on that. Thank you Darren"
Robert W.
"This was my first time using Darren to do my tax return and I was very satisfied with his work. He was very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. He discussed everything thing that he was doing and had suggestions for next year’s return as well. I would highly recommend him."
Debra C.
"We have been using Darren to prepare our taxes for 7 years. He is very professional and very knowledgeable of the current tax laws and rules. We would highly recommend him."
John & Patricia B.
"Darren is absolutely the best tax preparer I have ever used. He is personable, knowledgeable, thorough and fast. We had a complicated return. He completed it in 48 hrs, refund in account in 2 weeks. Fantastic!"
Cynthia H.
"Very knowledgeable about the tax information I needed. Also, was very efficient, I received my all the paperwork I needed within a very short time. Reasonable rates."
David B.
"My experience working with Darren on our taxes was great. He was very knowledgeable and answered every question i needed answered. He was quick, courteous and very welcoming (I had my 2 small children with me). I'd recommend him to anyone needing tax servicing."
Marquita R.
"Mr. Dowdell was extremely attentive and pleasant to work with. He took the time to explain my tax refund, which has never happened with any other tax preparation service provider that i have worked with in past years. His prices are outstanding, with amazing service. I would recommend him to everyone."
Claire G.