Kenneth Stites is the founder of Stites Tax Consulting and has over twenty years of experience in the area of state and local taxes. He spent seven years as an auditor with the CaliforniaState Board of Equalization in a district audit office. Subsequent to his departure from State service, Ken has worked as a consultant providing assistance with sales and use, property and business license taxes. During his career Ken spent seven years working in the State and Local tax practices of Arthur Andersen and KPMG. He had technical review responsibility for all sales and use tax projects in the Los Angeles office of Arthur Andersen and served as a Senior Manager for the Los Angeles office of KPMG. Since starting Stites Tax Consulting in 1999 he has worked with a number of clients in a broad range of business sectors and tax disciplines.