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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Historic Supreme Court ruling finds states can require remote sellers to collect sales tax

Online retailers and other remote sellers need to review their sales tax collection practices to comply with a new U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring sales tax collection by remote sellers.

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Retailers: Prepare now for the Wisconsin sales tax holiday in August

Back-to-school shopping may not be as painful for some parents this year. The state of Wisconsin enacted a five-day sales tax holiday in early August. But it may also create complexities for retailers who will likely need to update their systems ahead of this change.

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