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We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.


Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Vijay Patel

Vijay Patel is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS and holds a MBA in Accounting and Taxation from Adelphi University.

Vijay was born and brought up in Kampala, Uganda. He moved to India in 1964 and completed his Bachelors and Masters in Baroda. Upon moving to New York in 1976 he started his career with Loeb & Troper, CPA’s. Vijay started J&S Associates in 1978 with the vision to help the under-served Indian-American community with a professional approach. His approach and work ethics has helped to build J&S Associates into one of the leading Accounting Firms on the East Coast.

In his free time, he enjoys giving back to the community by volunteering with different organizations throughout the country. He has been involved with the Gujarati Samaj of New York for the past 30 years, Vraj Haveli in Pennsylvania for the past 25 years and Gujarati Society of Central Florida for the past 15 years. His commitment to satisfy his clients and dedication to the community is his success story.


Vick Patel, EA Manager 516.796.6160 X104

Vick Patel is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS and holds a Bachelor’s degree from CUNY at Queens College. He has been with J&S Associates since 1997 as a Manager. Since joining the firm he has worked relentlessly to raise the bar of quality for service to clients and staff efficiency. He is a major driving force in the continued growth of the firm. He was also instrumental in helping to establish the Florida office. He has been an active participant of the National Association of Tax Professionals since 2012.

Mukesh Desai Sr. Accountant 516.796.6160 X101 Mukesh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Mukesh had over 15 years of experience at an accounting firm prior to starting with J&S Associates in 2000 as a Senior Accountant.
Stan Rajbahar Sr. Accountant 516.796.6160 X102 Stan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Stan started at the firm in 2008 and specializes in Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation.
Amrish Vaidya Staff Accountant 516.796.6160 X100 Amrish received his Bachelor’s Degree in Advanced Accounting & Auditing. He studied at The Institute of Charted Accountants of India and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has over 20 years of experience working in an accounting firm and in the corporate sector in India.  He specializes in financial accounting, bookkeeping, sales and payroll taxes.