Sales and Use Tax

Tax foresight leads to competitive advantages.

Sales and use tax often represent a company’s largest tax liability. Experts provide a proactive approach crucial to managing exposure and lowering the cost of conducting multi-state business.

Seasoned tax professionals help develop a sales and use tax program to optimize exemptions and limit exposure. Other services include:

  • Audit defense and appeals
  • Due diligence
  • Outsourced compliance
  • Refund studies
  • Sales and use tax automation
  • Sales tax process review
  • Transportation entity planning and implementation
  • Nexus studies
  • Voluntary disclosure agreements

Featured Expertise

Craig Cookle, CPA

Craig Cookle is part of Wipfli LLP’s state and local tax services group and is the leader of the firm’s sales and use tax practice. He brings over 27 years of state and local tax experience to his clients. Prior to joining Wipfli in 2005, Craig was the director of the Wisconsin sales and use tax practice of a national accounting firm. Prior to that, he was a field auditor with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. This knowledge and experience enable him to consistently provide value to his clients in terms of state and local tax savings and efficient resolution of state audits.

InsightsSales and Use Taxes and the Bottom Line

Cross the line in any one of thousands of jurisdictions across the country, and you could pay too little or too much in sales and use taxes. Read how nine manufacturers remained in compliance and increased their cash flow.
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