NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TaxCloud, a leading online sales tax compliance service, is proud to announce that R. Bruce Johnson, former Utah Tax Commissioner, past President of the Federation of Tax Administrators and past Chairman of the Multistate Tax Commission has joined our team as Vice President, Government Affairs - Legal.
Mr. Johnson was founding Co-Chair of the Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) Implementing States and served many years on the Executive Committee of the SST Governing Board.
TaxCloud CEO John Milan welcomed Mr. Johnson to the company saying, “We could not be prouder in adding such an accomplished and respected tax professional and administrator to our team. He has been a leader in tax simplification and interstate cooperation for decades.”
For his part Mr. Johnson said, “I am lucky to have an opportunity to work with a company whose purpose, goals, and values so exactly align with the things I have worked to accomplish as a tax professional. I look forward to working with the TaxCloud team to make tax compliance as simple as possible.”
Mr. Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant with an accounting degree from the University of Utah and received his law degree from Brigham Young University. Over the course of his career he has provided testimony to committees and work groups of the U.S. Congress and many states.
He joins a TaxCloud government affairs team that includes Gary Centlivre, former Chair of the SST Certification Committee, and Jerry Johnson and Russ Brubaker, both past Presidents of the SST Governing Board.
TaxCloud is a service of The Federal Tax Authority, LLC (d/b/a TaxCloud). TaxCloud’s mission is to offer online retailers an affordable, easy way to calculate and collect sales tax. TaxCloud is among the largest sales tax service providers with more than 30,000 online retailers registered. TaxCloud is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut. For more information, visit https://taxcloud.com.