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Our Firm

Jerkins, Lowe & Company, CPAs

We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help.

Please take a moment and read more about our peopleour history, and our credentials.  If you have any questions or would like more detailed information about how we can help you, don't hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to serve you.

Our People

R. Keith Jerkins, CPA, graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Business Administration and a Major in Accounting.  Mr. Jerkins specializes in all areas of taxation including individual, business, estate and trust taxation.  He also practices in the area of Compiled and Reviewed financial statements.   Mr. Jerkins  is licensed to practice in the State of Georgia.

 

J. Edwin Lowe, CPA, attended Oxford College of Emory University and later graduated Cum Laude from the University of Georgia with a degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Accounting Degree.  Mr. Lowe specializes in all areas of taxation including individual, business, estate and trust taxation.He also practices in the area of Compiled and Reviewed financial statements.  Mr. Lowe is licensed to practice in the State of Georgia.

 

James O. Taylor, CPA, CGMA  graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Business Administration and a Major in Accounting.  Mr. Taylor specializes in audits of commercial, governmental, non-profit and employee benefit plan entities as well as Compilation and Review engagements. He has large firm experience in the audit arena.  Mr. Taylor is licensed to practice in the States of Georgia and Florida.

 

Michelle Rowell Prince graduated from Georgia College and State University with a degree in Business Administration and a Major in Accounting.  She is the Office Manager for the firm and also supervises the bookkeeping and write-up area of the practice..  Mrs. Prince is also on the professional staff as a preparer of tax returns and financial statements.

 

Mandy Smith is the receptionist for the firm as well as a para-professional assisting the professional staff with various projects.

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Our History

The original firm had its roots in 1946 when the late Lee. F. Jerkins took the experience he gained from working  as an agent with the FBI and formed an investigatory business with the late attorney, John E. “Buck” Griffin, who would later become a partner in the prominent law firm of Fortson, Bentley and Griffin.   Mr. Jerkins started a CPA firm in 1951 and became partners with the late E. J. “Doc” Eldridge in the firm of Jerkins, Eldridge & Company, CPA’s.  The firm has evolved over the years to become  Jerkins, Lowe & Company, LLC.

 

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Our Credentials

Jerkins, Lowe & Company participates in the rigorous AICPA Peer Review Program administered through the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.  In this firm-on-firm program, our accounting and auditing practice undergoes a review by our peers every three years.  Members of our firm have also conducted peer reviews of other firms in the past.  Our latest peer review report stated that our firm’s accounting practices and procedures complied with or exceeded the standards of the profession.

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 Areas of Service: CPA Athens GA, Certified Public Accountant Athens GA, CPA Atlanta GA, AICPA Peer Review Program Athens GA, AICPA Peer Review Program Atlanta GA