Complete Sales Tax Audit Representation & Defense

Expert assistance and representation designed to fully protect your legal rights and secure the most successful results in your California Sales Tax Audit.


Pre-Sales Tax Audit Consultation & Analysis

Get a review of your records and reporting procedures prior to the start of a sales tax audit to note potential areas of concern and potential areas of refund.


Post Sales Tax Audit Analysis & Defense

Experienced representation in protecting your legal rights and interests and efficiently and effectively navigating the protest of your sales tax audit.


Completed Sales Tax Audit Review & Analysis

A review of your sales tax audit designed to provide an analysis of the procedures & results along with a strategy for an effective defense against the audit.

Sales Tax Manufacturer Case Study


A savings to our client of almost $445,000.00 in tax, interest, and penalty established by a sales and use tax audit.  Read more...
Sales Tax Restaurant Case Study


Saved our client almost $53,000.00 in tax, interest, and penalty by correcting their sales and use tax audit.  Read more...
Sales Tax Professional Partner Case Study

Responsible Person Liability

Secured a complete elimination of over $450,000 in tax, interest, and penalty related to a corporate liability.   Read more...

Responsible Person Liability Defense

Assistance with defending against the Board of Equalization's assertion of corporate sales & use tax liability against individuals directly.  

Sales Tax Training

Sales & Use Tax Training

Training, generally conducted at our clients' locations, designed to help our clients more fully understand California Sales & Use Tax.


Nexus Assistance

Helping companies effectively deal with the many issues of being caught up in the web of "Nexus" related to California Sales & Use Tax.

Compliance Reviews

Operational Reviews

On premise operational reviews designed to help ensure better compliance with the complexities of sales and use tax.

Tax Refund Management

Tax Refund Management

Assistance in protecting and securing refunds of overpaid California Sales and Use Tax.

Seminars & Webinars

Seminars & Webinars

Sales tax seminars & webinars, including some free webinars, designed to help participants more fully understand this area.

Settlement Proposals

Settlement Proposals

Assistance in minimizing sales and use tax liabilities from the effective negotiation of the case through the BOE's Settlement Program.

  • Why Choose Us

    One of the most important things you can do to help ensure accurate and fair results from a California Sales Tax audit is to ensure that you have experienced sales tax professionals representing you throughout the process. With our firm's resources, and nearly 25 years experience, being fully directed to assisting our clients with sales and use tax audits and related sales tax services, with Sales Tax Specialists, Inc. on your side you will know that you have the necessary experience in your corner that can help ensure the successful results you need and deserve.

  • Our Clients

    Our clients include businesses from throughout California, from across the nation, and even from outside the United States. Our clients have spanned most industries, have been involved in most issues that typically arise when sales and use tax is involved, and range in size from small businesses to national or international corporations.

  • Our Locations

    Our headquarter's office is located on the outskirts of Sacramento, California in the great city of Elk Grove. Our headquarter's office is conveniently located less than 20 minutes from the Board of Equalization's' Headquarters' Office, Sacramento Out of State Office, and their Sacramento District Office. With our satellite offices presently located in southern California and in the San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda, San Jose bay area, we are perfectly situated to assist taxpayers in all geographic locations.

  • Leadership

    After gaining experience as a sales tax auditor within the California State Board of Equalization, Kai Mickey, President and Founder of Sales Tax Specialists, Inc., has spent the remainder of his career working tirelessly and diligently to level the playing field for taxpayers by providing a specialty firm of professionals whose goal is to help ensure that taxpayers facing issues and struggles with sales tax have the effective and proven assistance they deserve.

  • Partnerships

    With our firm's specialty of effectively handling matters dealing with California Sales and Use Tax, we are continuing to build professional partnerships and relationships with other professionals such as accountants, attorneys, enrolled agents, bookkeepers, associations, trade groups, etc. in order to provide our expertise in this area to their clients and members.  These professional partnerships essentially allow our partners to have a complete and effective sales and use tax department working within their firm or organization.

Nearly 25 Years of Experience

The staff of professionals at Sales Tax Specialists, Inc. brings nearly 25 years of combined California Sales and Use Tax experience, including experience from within the California State Board of Equalization, to the table for our clients. With involvement at some level in over 2000 sales and use tax cases spanning most industries, it is very likely that our experience will cover nearly any issue that may come up in the area of sales and use tax.   

No Retainers in Most Audit Cases

We understand the often difficult situation the California State Board of Equalization can put taxpayers in. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for these taxpayers to secure the qualified help that all taxpayers need and deserve in order to counter the efforts of the state auditors and secure exceptional results. Because of this commitment to exceptional service, we do not require retainers or upfront fees in most of our audit based cases.

Serving Taxpayers Everywhere

Headquartered in Northern California, and with satellite offices in Southern California, and the San Francisco Bay area, our strategically located offices provide superior convenience to our clients. With our headquarters' office being less than twenty minutes from the Board of Equalization's headquarter's office, Sacramento district office, and Out of State office, we can efficiently handle all cases regardless of the geographic location of our client. 

It is Never Too Late For Us to Get Involved. Call Today at 1-877-777-5470!

Don't Forget to Check Out Our Webinar Page for Some Great Free Benefits

All information provided on this site is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. It is provided with the understanding that it does not constitute tax, legal, accounting, or other professional service. No one should act upon this information without first seeking appropriate professional advice following an adequate examination of the facts of the particular situation. The information herein is also intended to address California Sales and Use Tax only and may not be applicable to similar taxes in other jurisdictions. Privacy Policy
© 2000-2014 Sales Tax Specialists, Inc. All rights reserved.

Visa, Discover, Mastercard, American Express accepted!
Visitor Monitoring
Live chat by BoldChat