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New office locations for our Indianapolis and New Your offices.
Indianapolis Office (Gail A. Barnes):
8935 N. Meridian Street, Suite 113, Indianapolis, IN 46260
New York Office (Aquaila Barnes):
274 Madison Avenue, Suite 1103, New York, NY 10016
Barnes Financial Services (BFS) is a family-operated practice based in Indianapolis, New York/Tri-State area and Houston. Built on the reputation for educating and assisting small businesses and individuals in pursuing their financial goals, BFS offers personalized accounting, tax & financial services... (read more on our About Us page)
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