Jim & Jody Lowe, Owners
Jim & Jody have lived in Asheville since 1979. They are one of the rare couples who really enjoy working together, even after 39 years of marriage! They have been in the tax business together for over 20 years and have two daughters who live and work in WNC.
Jim Lowe, EA
Jim has been a tax professional in the Asheville area since 1994. Since then, has spent most of his time managing a large, independent tax firm in the Asheville area. Now he owns and operates AVL Tax Professionals.
Jim is an Enrolled Agent (EA). An EA is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service for audits, collections, and appeals.
Jody Lowe, AFSP
Jody has been surrounded by the tax profession since 1994. During the early years, she worked part-time during tax season but devoted most of her time to her family. Once the “empty nest” occurred, she began to devote her time and energy to the tax profession. While working at Jim’s former firm, her tax knowledge enabled her to make sure every return was double checked for accuracy & integrity while helping manage the day to day operations of the office. Jody now owns and operates AVL Tax Professionals.
Katie Lowe Keith, AFSP
Katie, Jim & Jody's daughter, graduated from Montreat College in 2009 with a BS in Business Management. She joined AVL Tax Professionals in 2014 after working seven years in Financial Aid for Montreat College and the University of North Carolina at Asheville. An important aspect of her job in financial aid was verifying tax returns for students. Katie was born & rasied in WNC. She welcomed her first child, Madison Grace in June 2014. Maddie is now almost 5! Katie has passed Part 1 of the Enrolled Agents Exam and hopes to finish Part II and Part III in 2019.