Downtown Columbus, Ohio

BBI Accounting

Specializing in income tax preparation for individuals, partnerships and small corporations.

BBI understands the importance of small business owners and their ability to impact local communities. However, many small companies often encounter obstacles that can endanger the long-term viability of their businesses or prevent reaching higher levels of success. BBI empowers small business owners to:

  • Identify key issues that could jeopardize success
  • Implement best practices
  • Develop skills and knowledge to pursue long-term success



We work with businesses year long, not just during tax season, to make sure you are saving money, time, and staying compliant.



Are you using Quickbooks?  BBI can train you and your staff on best practices to ensure an easy tax season.



Our convenient Downtown Columbus location caters to some of the most exciting Columbus small businesses and we love helping them grow.


We believe every business, regardless of size, should be given an equal opportunity to succeed. BBI provides accounting services and financial consulting to small or first-time business owners at affordable rates.



Columbus Quickbooks Training

+ Bookkeeping for Small – Medium Size Businesses

BBI understands the importance of small business owners and their ability to impact local communities. However, many small companies often encounter obstacles that can endanger the long-term viability of their businesses or prevent reaching higher levels of success.

Tax Services

All business and business owners have tax reporting responsibilities. BBI will assist you in understanding your reporting obligations.

BBI offers full servicetax preparation:

  • Personal Income Tax
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Annual Reporting and Quarterly Reporting
  • Business Sales Tax

QuickBooks Consulting

Intuit’s QuickBooks software suite is quickly becoming the accounting software of choice for small to medium-sized business owners.  BBI is a certified QuickBooks training advisor.


A number of accounting services fall under this umbrella. All companies are required by law to perform most of these functions, and do so through a combination of in-house and outside service providers. BBI would be glad to help you identify vital accounting services you may be neglecting.


20+ Years of Accounting Experience

Jerry Rhodes

Founder, Accounting Specialist

Jerry was born and raised in Akron, Ohio.  He studied Finance at Ohio State University, graduated from OSU in 1999, and started his career as an accountant and analyst at the McDonald’s Accounting Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Subsequently, he worked as an accountant and manager in the business office of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services for 5 years.  He started BBI Accounting, LLC in 2004.  He specializes in start-up consulting and tax return preparation for individuals, partnerships, S-corporations and small C-corporations.  He is a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor and prepares tax returns in most states.

When Jerry isn’t advising or consulting, you can find him enjoying his personal 3 R’s – reading, writing and running.

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Pamela Lewis

Account Manager

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Jerry and Pam have known each other personally for nearly 20 years, and have worked alongside each other intermittently throughout those years.  Pam brings over 20 years of management experience with her, and 15 of those years have been spent in the accounting and personnel management fields.


Heather Roper

Account Manager

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Heather is an established bookkeeper and has worked for several small local businesses over the years.  Prior to that, she worked for 10 years in an administrative capacity for a state licensing agency. She is a passionate supporter of small, independently owned businesses; with a personal interest in the DIY maker movement.


Cody Cassady

Account Manager

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Cody Cassady comes to BBI as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with more than a decade of experience, primarily supporting nonprofits and most recently supporting a large, nonprofit healthcare system. Professionally, Cody enjoys making a difference in the causes he works with, as well as being a trusted advisor for this clients. Cody was born in Columbus, OH and is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. Outside of work, Cody is a marathoner and amateur cyclist. Cody and his partner live in Bexley, with their endlessly energetic cat, Oliver.


BBI – Helping Columbus Grow

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Schedule with BBI Accounting

Call, E-mail us or use the contact form below to schedule an appointment and get your business headed in the right direction this tax season.  Free Parking is available in our lot.


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(614) 486-5482 F


590 E. Rich Street

Columbus, OH 43215


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