The PricewaterhouseCoopers State and Local Tax (SALT) practice is dedicated to helping its clients assess their state and local tax burden by recommending solutions that support their overall business objectives and provide support so that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states' applicable tax laws and rules. Our practice is structured as a true network of well respected state and local tax professionals, including many former key state officials. As a national network, we assign SALT professionals best suited to address our clients' needs, without regard to geographic barriers. Whether a company is undergoing a complicated business restructuring, grappling with the adoption on FASB Interpretation No. 48, or interested in advice on day-to-day developments, our SALT practice is well suited to address state and local tax needs. The Sales and Use Tax practice assists companies in identifying and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of their sales and use tax function, including accrual and compliance processes, managing sales and use tax audits, and evaluating sales and use tax exclusions and exemptions to determine the full extent of their application.
Thorough knowledge of a variety of state and local tax sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits and state controversy work.
Considerable knowledge of sales and use tax implications on FAS 5, and software tools available to automate sales and use tax compliance decisions.
Comprehensive technical skills in a wide range of multistate sales and use tax matters, including FAS 5, reverse audits, tax planning, consulting, compliance, automation, mergers and acquisitions, controversy and audit defense.
Considerable experience identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.
Considerable experience as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:
Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting required. Master of Science in Taxation, Juris Doctor with Accounting or Tax, or Master of Law in Taxation preferred.
Certified Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar required.
Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Payable Specialist, Certified Accounts Payable Professional or Certified Member of Institute for Professionals in Taxation.