About Sales Tax Specialists

Sales Tax Specialists, Inc. helps taxpayers deal with the long reaching, and often aggressive, arms of the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration

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Why Choose Us?

With over 25 years of experience dealing with California Sales and Use Tax, including experience from within the state agency itself, our consultants continue to level the playing field for taxpayers and help ensure they have the best defense against becoming victims of the aggressive actions of state auditors and tax collectors.


Who Are Our Clients

Our clients come from all over the country and from nearly all industries and are generally seeking help with sales and use tax audits, looking for help with the aggressive collection efforts of state tax collectors, or seeking help with training and compliance designed to help minimize or even prevent these types of issues.


A Look at Our Firm’s Leadership

Kai Mickey, President, CEO and founder of STSI, began his career in the sales tax field as an auditor for the State of California after graduating from California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting.


Professional Partnerships

Sales Tax Specialists, Inc. continues to develop professional partnerships with attorneys, accountants, enrolled agents, bookkeepers, and other organizations.


Our Locations

We maintain offices in convenient locations throughout California to assist us with meeting our clients located all across California.

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Don’t forget that if you get audited by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration you have rights that need to be protected at all times.  Make sure you have someone in your corner that knows how to protect these rights and protect you and your company!  Sales Tax Specialists, Inc. is that company!

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