About Us



Years of Service

As we mark well over three remarkable decades in the financial services industry, I can't help but reflect on the incredible journey we've embarked on since 1987.

What began as a modest idea, with just one dedicated individual working out of a spare bedroom, has evolved into a testament to unwavering commitment and core values.
Our success over the last 30+ years isn't solely the result of hard work; it's a testament to our profound dedication. We're committed to our incredible team and their families, and most importantly, we're committed to you, our valued clients.
This milestone allows us not only to look back with gratitude but also to look forward with enthusiasm. To all our customers, we extend a heartfelt "Thank You."
But there's no time to rest. We remain acutely aware of the ever-evolving landscape of tax laws and regulations. While we celebrate the years, we're not slowing down. We're charging ahead into the future, eager to continue serving you for many more years.

We thank you for your continued support.

What We Do

Tax Planning & Preparation

Since 1987 BDE has been helping businesses and individuals navigate complex tax laws and regulations. We are more than your tax preparer. We are your business partner, and we bring a star lineup of experts in Federal, State, and Local tax law to your team.

BDE also has an Enrolled Agent (EA) who is certified to represent clients with the IRS to resolve potential tax problems proactively.

Accounting Services

Current and accurate financial statements are key to business success and finance. Investors, creditors, and analysts use financial statements to evaluate business performance. Our experts can assist you with your income statement, statement cash flow, and balance sheet.

We also provide startup training and on going support for Quickbooks; a powerful accounting tool that can be leveraged by sole proprietors, small and medium sized businesses.

Consulting & Strategy

BDE assists businesses and individuals develop tax strategies to to fulfill their goals. Our tax experts guide our clients through complex and ever changing tax laws and regulations, and design short and long-term strategies to accomplish specific objectives. Our proactive approach works to address problems early, eliminate surprises, and transform potential challenges into opportunities.

Payroll Preparation

BDE allows its business clients to focus on their business, rather than the routine task of payroll preparation and tax compliance. Let our experts assist you with payroll tax deposits, payroll quarterly reports, and year-end payroll reports.

BDE Tax and Professional Services opened in 1987 and community means the world to us

Our company thrives on building lasting client relationships, specializing in assisting small to medium-sized businesses with strategic tax and accounting guidance.

Our foremost responsibility is to recruit and support a team of well-educated, service-oriented professionals who recognize the value we bring to our clients, whether for their business or personal needs.

We're deeply involved in various aspects of taxation, from complex cases to business startups, reorganizations, purchases and sales, estate services, and a range of other professional offerings tailored to meet our clients' unique requirements.

At BDE, we hold our local community close to our hearts and take pride in raising our families here. We are also actively engaged as a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP).

BDE's commitment is to provide the highest quality and most efficient tax and accounting services for your business and personal needs. We look forward to the privilege of serving you. Here's to the next 30 years of success together!

Who We Serve


We offer a comprehensive range of accounting services, including tax planning and preparation, payroll, personalized solutions and strategies to leave you empowered to take charge of your financial future.

Our industry-specific tax and accounting professionals are here to confidently guide you through the complexities and opportunities in these industries:

Automotive & Manufacturing


Who We Serve

Automotive & Manufacturing


  • Alignment, Auto & Repairs
  • Automotive Mechanics
  • Foreign Auto Repair Shop
  • Transmission Shop


  • CNC Maintenance & Repair
  • CNC Milling
  • Cylinder Manufacturer
  • Tool & Die Manufacturer

Professional Contracting & Services


Who We Serve

Professional Contracting & Services


  • Residential & Commercial Builders
  • Concrete
  • Excavating (Union)
  • Flooring
  • General Maintenance & Repair
  • Heating & AC
  • Kitchen & Bath Designers
  • Landscaping
  • Painting (Union & Non Union)
  • Plumbing
  • Remodeling (Residential)
  • Tree Removal
  • Window Cleaning

Professional Services

  • Accounting & Tax Practice
  • Attorneys
  • Billing Specialists
  • Chiropractors
  • Computer Consultants
  • Counselors (Psycholgist - Health Care)
  • Financial Advisors
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Jewelers
  • Medical Clinics
  • Medical Surgeons
  • Professional Writers
  • Realtors Agents & Brokers
  • Travel Agency
  • Veterinarians

Real Estate Developers

  • Commercial Property Landlords
  • Multi Unit Property Landlords
  • Property Management Company
  • Single-Family Home landlords

Retail & Service


Who We Serve

Service & Retail


  • Boiler Distributor
  • Car Wash
  • Dog Training
  • Hair Salon & SPAs
  • Horse Stables
  • Multi level Marketing
  • Performing Arts & Theatrical Director
  • Race Track Owners
  • Trucking (Over the road & Local)


  • Brewery & Distributor
  • Ice Cream Shops (Franchisees or Non-Franchisees)
  • Jewelry Store


  • Restaurants
  • Sales Representatives (Multiple Business Industries)
  • Scrap Businesses

Our Team

Brice Evans

Enrolled Agent / Tax Consultant

Brice has been the owner of BDE Tax and Professional Services since 1987. He has been a native to the Loves Park area and graduated from Harlem High School in 1982. He went on to graduate from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa where he received his BA in accounting, minor in mathematics, member of Phi Sigma Omicron fraternity and played collegiate sports, being football and rugby. Once he knew that being a tax practitioner was his passion he then advanced his credentials to become a tax advisor by becoming certified as an "Enrolled Agent to Practice before the Internal Revenue Service" (EA) in 1991.

Cindy Six

Tax Preparer

Cindy's professional career and interests have been centered with taxes and accounting in the legal and medical fields. Her skills progressed through onsite training and education. Joining us in March 2008, as BDE Tax's first employee, Cindy has over 15 years of experience and enjoys the freedom of working with a company whose priorities are first and foremost focused on high ethics and integrity.

Teri Oyen

Accountant / Tax Preparer

Teri has over 30 years experience in accounting and tax preparation for both individual and business clients. Her skills include sales tax, payroll, accounting, tax return preparation and great client service! Teri enjoys working directly with her customers to ensure that they receive the best professional service through her excellent communication skills, friendly personality and many years of experience.

Donna Amdur

Donna Amdur

QuickBooks Advisor / Bookkeeper

Donna has worked for BDE Tax & Professional Services for over 15 years. She has held many roles throughout her time at BDE including (but not limited to) payroll, accounting, sales tax, office manager, & overall customer service! She genuinely cares about each and every client that comes through our door and does her best to ensure they feel welcomed and get the best service we can offer.

Susan Schuring

Office Manager

Susan has over 20 years in administrative experience and thoroughly enjoys working with people. Her management responsibilities include Customer Service and Satisfaction, Staff Support and Scheduling, Billing and Accounts Receivables along with a variety other tasks.

Heather Danger

Office Administrator Assistant

Heather is our newest member of the BDE Tax Team and we’re excited to have her! With over 10 years of administrative experience, her main focus and energy is People. Heather’s willingness to do whatever needs to be done makes her a great asset to BDE Tax. Her responsibilities will consist of Staff Support, Customer Service and Social Media Communications, which will ensure our office runs smoothly and meets our client’s needs.


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