Sarah Evans

Manager - State and Local Tax
P: 414-465-5561

Sarah brings over 25 years of state and local tax (SALT) experience to her clients working in all areas of SALT with specialized expertise in sales and use tax and property tax.  Her experience includes coordination of sales tax audits and reverse audits as well as research, planning and compliance related to sales and use, property, income and franchise taxes. 

Prior to joining Schenck, Sarah was a corporate tax consultant for a large manufacturing corporation in the Milwaukee area. Earlier in her career she was employed by a large multi-national public accounting firm and provided a broad range of tax services to corporations as a member of the Large Public/Multinational Team.


  • Corresponds with various state revenue departments to reduce clients’ sales and use tax assessments
  • Coordinates Schenck’s property tax best practices initiative
  • Prepares tax exposure estimates and manages voluntary disclosures
  • Assists clients in minimizing state and local tax burden


Creighton University, MBA, Accounting

University of Iowa, BBA, Finance

Professional memberships

  • Vice Chair, WICPA Wisconsin Taxation Committee
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)
  • Wisconsin State and Local Tax, Inc.
  • Advisory Board – Wisconsin State and Local Tax, Inc.

Community involvement

  • Local church and school
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Nexus or not? State definitions are changing

With the proliferation of online sales, many states are changing their nexus definitions. Increasingly, businesses are required to register and collect sales and use tax even if they’re not physically located in the state.

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The sharing economy

Your private vacation rental reserved with just a few clicks of the mouse…easy, right? Many businesses have also gotten into the fray of renting goods or services using online sharing websites, from renting building space to offering personal in-home chefs. If you generate revenue this way, you may be part of the sharing economy without even realizing it. Learn how this can also have tax implications.

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“Schenck has provided invaluable service and advice to me, to Johnsonville Sausage, and to the entire Stayer family for the past 11 years. I have found the Schenck team to be extremely proactive in strategy and their client service is second to none. They are more than an accounting firm; they are true partners in our success.” - Ralph Stayer, CEO, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
“Schenck has served as a key player in FEECO’s success over the years. Our business has grown and expanded to serve new markets, and Schenck has the depth of personnel to continue to meet our increasingly complex accounting and tax needs. I appreciate their timely and responsive service throughout the year.” - Dan Madigan, President, FEECO International
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