Sarah Evans

CPA
Senior 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.

Accomplishments

  • 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

Education

Creighton University, MBA, Accounting

University of Iowa, BBA, Finance

Professional memberships

  • 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.
  • Member – WMC Taxation Committee

Community involvement

  • Local church and school
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Unclaimed property reports in Wisconsin are due November 1. Unclaimed property is generally tangible or intangible property in your possession that you do not own and for which you cannot locate the rightful owner. After a specific period of time you are required to file an unclaimed property report and turn the property over to the state.

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Sales and use tax considerations for government entities

Learn the basics of sales and use tax exemptions as they relate to government entities.

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