W. Val Oveson has joined Taxometry as Senior Vice President of Tax Administration. His responsibilities include oversight and implementation of the company’s product and delivery. “Val is a tremendous addition to our company and we are honored to have someone with his reputation and experience join Taxometry,” said Taxometry CEO John Gibson.
“Val has worked to solve complex issues involved with online retail and state taxation for many decades in both the government and private sectors. He is well known and well respected in this industry.”
Oveson has held executive positions in business and government, including National Taxpayer Advocate of the IRS and Chair of the Utah State Tax Commission. He was the Utah Lieutenant Governor for two terms and the Utah State Auditor for one term. He was also Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Consultant with KPMG and served as CIO for the State of Utah. Oveson is a member of the Board of Directors of American Express Centurion Bank.
“I am delighted to join Taxometry and be part of one of the most exciting developments in the state tax industry,” said Oveson. “The Taxometry system creates a paradigm shift with online taxation, and provides an innovative solution to the state sales tax collection conundrum.”
Oveson began his accounting career with a local firm and has operated a private CPA practice. Prior to joining Taxometry Val was a Partner with WSRP, LLC, a BDO Alliance CPA firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. His practice included multistate taxation, federal income tax, litigation support and financial consulting.
“Val’s executive and tax experience along with his ability to identify solutions from multiple viewpoints is of great value to Taxometry as we continue to expand,” said John Gibson.
Founded in 2013, Taxometry has developed a state-of-the-art software system that calculates and deducts sales tax automatically for online purchases, and remits the tax to the appropriate state on behalf of retailers. Taxometry’s software-based solution integrates into a retailer’s shopping cart, payment portal or point-of-sale system. It is designed to navigate the complexities of multi-jurisdictional sales tax compliance issues, including calculation, remittance, reporting, data storage, audit relief and liability mitigation.
Taxometry was certified by Streamlined making it part of an elite group of companies contracted to provide this sales tax compliance solution in 24 states. Taxometry offers retailers ease and peace of mind knowing they are immune from audit liability for the sales processed online. Merchants will also benefit from Taxometry through the elimination of late fees and fines, and a reduction in accounting costs and clerical overhead.
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