Phil is the Product Manager for CCH, the leading provider of information services, software and workflow tools for tax, accounting, legal and business professionals. Phil has been in the sales/use tax field for 20 years and involved in all areas of sales and use tax, including compliance, audit, tax research, and automation, both in a corporate environment and in a consulting role.
While in consulting, he prepared taxability matrixes for companies in the software, manufacturing, services, food, medical, advertising and construction industries. Throughout his career, Phil has also been heavily involved in the design, testing, and operation of a number of sales/use tax software, tax calculation engines, and tax return processing systems, including CCH, Vertex, Taxware and AvaTax. Over the last 4 years, Phil has been intimately involved in Streamlined Sales Tax in various capacities. He has actively participating in Streamlined Sales Tax committees such as the Certification and Audit Committee, as well as various other Streamlined Sales Tax work groups.
Phil holds a BS in Accounting as well as an MBA. He has been employed with companies including Novell, Albertsons/American Stores, Harry and David, Avalara, and CCH.