James Kim


James Kim is a principal who joined McDonald Jacobs in 2014 with prior multi-industry experiences in both the public and private sectors. He works with closely-held businesses in various industries with a focus on corporation, partnership, and individual tax planning and compliance. His knowledge also extends into multi-state taxation, professional services, and tax researches.

James appreciates the work culture of McDonald Jacobs, with the focus on non-profits and continuing with their active role in giving back to the community. He focuses on adding value to his client's business and time, prides himself on being accessible to all his clients’ inquiries, and taking extra measures to assure that the client receives exceptional services each time.

Education – Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration: Accounting, Portland State University.


  • Individuals
  • Creative Services
  • Lawyers & Law Firms
  • Professional Services
  • State and Local Taxes


James likes exploring the hiking trails that are offered within the PNW and enjoys spending time with his two children outdoors as much as possible. He enjoys traveling to different countries, encountering new cultures, finding local hot spots, and trying new foods.

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