About Us

Local, Friendly & Professional

ITL Accounting & Tax Service INC

is a year-round, full-service accounting and tax firm nestled in the heart of historic Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Our clients are part of a family where they have come to expect a friendly face, comfortable atmosphere, accurate work and affordable service.

Many times new business owners get confused over all the "red tape" that needs to be gone through to open a business. Our company believes in working closely with clients by giving complete one-on-one service specific for each individual client's needs. ITL is here for you. We show you by spending the extra time and effort needed to be the best in the industry.

As an Enrolled Agent (EA), we are recognized by the United States federal government to represent taxpayers in dealings with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). We want to represent you and help you to resolve any problems you may have. We’ll be glad to assist you with all of your tax and accounting problems.

ITL Specializes In...

Computing/preparing vouchers, assisting in tax reduction strategies and year-end prep for both individuals and businesses. Full tax service available for ALL STATES. >Learn More About Tax Preparation Services

Tax Prep Hours
Tax Season Extended Hours
Regular Business Hours

Month of January

MON-FRI 9am-5pm


February 1st - April 15th

MON-FRI 9am-6pm


April 16th - December 31st

TUE-THU 9am-5pm

Our Team Meet Our Smiling Faces

  • Lee Ann Barends, EA Owner/Enrolled Agent

  • Tim Barends Owner/Administrator

  • Chelsea Barends Staff Accountant

  • Laurie Hawkins Accounting Assistant