Personally responsible for identifying and helping our clients obtain numerous multi-million dollar refunds, Jeff brings an energetic, real-world perspective to his role with Ashland.
A member of the firm for 20 years, Jeff joined Ashland as an Auditor, progressing to Consultant and Senior Consultant before becoming Principal of the firm. In his current capacity, Jeff is the Leader of the State Tax Technical Team and manages all the current major consulting projects.
Jeff has managed major consulting projects for Coca-Cola, Nissan, Time Warner, General Electric, Humana, and DuPont, among others. Additionally, because of his expertise in the banking and financial services industry, Jeff has managed sizable projects for some of the firm’s largest financial industry clients, including American Express, Wells Fargo, Comerica, and USAA.
Jeff is also considered by many within the tax industry to be one of the most knowledgeable experts in the Texas franchise (margin) tax. He performs audits for multistate corporations and other business entities to determine tax compliance, searching for potential issues to be developed.
Jeff’s in-depth knowledge of Texas tax statutes and their application across a variety of situations, combined with his 20 years of experience helping corporations with State of Texas audits and auditors, enables him to construct effective issues for Ashland’s clients.
As the Leader of the State Tax Technical Team, Jeff delegates team-member responsibilities facilitate the completion of audits within time and budgetary constraints, trains and evaluates new team members, and serves as the primary client contact.