Berne Tax Service is owned by an Enrolled Agent (EA) who is authorized to represent taxpayers before the IRS.  Enrolled Agents specialize in the field of taxation. 











Berne Tax Service is a family owned local company located near Albany, NY in the Hilltowns, the heart of the Helderberg Mountains. This is a small firm that provides taxpayers and small business with the personalized and professional service you should expect. Clients stop in our local home office or information can be provided by fax or email. Clients are served in Berne, East Berne, Knox, Westerlo, Rensselaerville, Schoharie, Altamont, Voorheesville, New Scotland, Guilderland, Clarkesville as well as the Capital District - Albany, Schenectady, and Troy. We continue to serve clients who move out of the area and live in various states of the USA.

The owner, Richard D Recor, has been self employed in the Tax Preparation field since 1980. He has been an Enrolled Agent (EA) since 1996. EAs are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation and have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS. This firm can represent you if you have tax problems with IRS or NYS.

Mr. Recor also holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and a MBA in Management. In order to stay current with Tax law, he normally obtains at least 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education each year.

In addition, the owner, is a member of National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), The National Association of Enrolled Agents(NAEA) and a member of the NCPE Fellowship. These organizations are a good resource for tax research, training, as well as keeping members up to date on Tax Law changes.