Last month, the network marketing industry lost a valued and popular service provider when Jim Richmond passed away unexpectedly. For many years, Jim had been this firm’s “go-to” guy when referring clients who needed sophisticated direct selling sales tax guidance. We take solace in learning that Jim’s son, Jeremy, a gifted expert in his own right, will carry on the family business. Jeremy can be reached by telephone at (616) 669-2954.  His email address is He provides us with the following message:

The direct selling community recently lost a trusted advocate and advisor in Jim Richmond. Jim provided state and local tax consulting services to numerous direct selling companies over the years. The guidance that Jim provided helped assure compliance with the many state and local tax laws throughout the country.
The tax consulting practice that Jim built will be carried on by his son, Jeremy Richmond. Jeremy has a Master of Taxation degree and brings to the practice his experience as both a government tax auditor and most recently as a senior sales and property tax analyst for a Fortune 500 company. Jeremy also possesses a certification, Certified Member of the Institute, in sales tax. Professional Tax Services will continue on the tradition of expert state and local tax consulting for direct selling companies.