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Office locations for our Indianapolis and New York offices

Indianapolis Office (Gail A. Barnes)

8935 N. Meridian Street, Suite 113, Indianapolis, IN 46260

(317) 337-9820 (o)

New York Office (Aquaila S. Barnes)

575 Fifth Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10017

(212) 360-2363 (o)

Houston Office (Marcus Barnes)

(214) 682-7800 (o)



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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