About Us

 1st Choice Tax Service Inc. provides a wide range of income tax, bookkeeping, payroll and other financial services to businesses and individual clients. We offer the benefit of years of experience and are members in good standing of the Oregon Association of Tax Consultants.

We are dedicated to providing accurate tax return preparation at a reasonable cost and our service is distinguished by close personal attention to our clients.


Valerie Vann, LTC

Valerie is a Licensed Tax Counsultant in the state of Oregon. She worked for Columbia Turel as a preparer in 1993 and 1994. She became a consultant in 1995 and subsequently the office manager at the Broadway Office at 3010 NE Broadway Portland, Oregon. She left in 1999 to open her own business working out of her home. Her business has grown consistently and considerably due to referrals from her current clients. Valerie tries to provide a comfortable atmosphere making preparing taxes less stressful.

Jan Cleys, LTC, EA

Jan is a Licensed Tax Consultant in Oregon and is also licensed to represent the taxpayer before the Internal Revenue Service. She has been preparing returns for nearly a decade at various accounting and tax offices.The last five years she worked as the Consultant in Residence for Columbia Turel and Fiducial tax offices. Jan works to find every possible deduction that can be legally taken and obtain the highest possible refund for the taxpayer


Services We Provide

  • Preparation of Individual tax returns, Federal and all State and County tax returns
  • Business, Partnership and Corporate tax returns
  • Estate and Fiduciary returns
  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping
  • 941 and 940 returns
  • Electronic Filing


Contact Us

Phone / Fax

P: 503-282-8222

F: 503-262-8262


7300 NE Glisan Street, Suite 200

Portland, OR 97213-6353

Contact Us for a complimentary, no cost, no obligation initial consultation and find out what you can do to lower your tax liability