Founded in 2013, Taxometry has developed a state-of-the-art software system that calculates and deducts sales tax automatically for online purchases, and remits the tax to the appropriate state on behalf of retailers. Taxometry's software-based solution integrates into a retailer's shopping cart, payment portal or point-of-sale system. It is designed to navigate the complexities of multi-jurisdictional sales tax compliance issues, including calculation, remittance, reporting, data storage, audit relief and liability mitigation.
Taxometry was certified by Streamlined making it part of an elite group of companies contracted to provide this sales tax compliance solution in 24 states. Taxometry offers retailers ease and peace of mind knowing they are immune from audit liability for the sales processed online. Merchants will also benefit from Taxometry through the elimination of late fees and fines, and a reduction in accounting costs and clerical overhead.
A partner in the Ontario, California, CPA firm of Gallina where he has been since 1978 (a partner since 1983). Chuck Wessman specializes in real estate development and investment, commercial and residential construction and automobile dealerships. Chuck advises clients on joint venture creation, structuring complex real estate transactions and debt restructuring. Chuck received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, California State University, San Bernardino and an AICPA's Certificate of Education Achievement in Business Valuation.
For more than 20 years, Mark Noorzai has been an executive at several high-tech companies and currently sits on the board of five firms. He has been the CEO at four technology firms and has two decades of experience in international business and technology, mergers and acquisitions He has served as the CEO and Chairman at Casdex, Inc., the world's first compliance archiving cloud solution; Chairman of DuMonde, Inc., an ERP software company that focused on tax code and HR compliance; CEO and Chairman of LNL Technologies Inc. an opto-electronic and semi-conductor company; and CEO of InQuizit Technologies, a natural language search engine company. Mark studied at Harvard University and has a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from Denver University and an MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Bruce knows state tax policy first hand: he was appointed to serve as a commissioner of the Utah State Tax Commission in October 1998 and was named Chair of the Commission in 2009. On the Utah State Tax Commission he has been one of four commissioners who had the constitutional duty to administer and supervise all of the tax laws of the state, including property tax, income tax, franchise tax, sales tax and all miscellaneous taxes. Bruce is a past chair of the Multistate Tax Commission, where he currently serves on its Executive Committee. He was the founding national co-chair of the Streamlined Sales Tax Implementing States and has served on the Executive Committee of the Governing Board. He was a member of former Governor Olene Walker's Tax Advisory Group and was the principal draftsman of Governor Walker's Recommendations on a Tax Structure for Utah's Future. He is also a member of the Utah Tax Review Commission, a former Board Member of the National Tax Association and past chair of the American Bar Association Tax Section Committee on State and Local Taxes. Bruce received the Outstanding Trial Attorney Award from the Department of Justice.
Alan Mackenthun has 20 years of enterprise systems development and consulting services experience, including nine with the largest business software company in the world with progressively increasing responsibility from software development, to application consulting, to technical architecture, and program management responsibilities. As an architect and program manager Alan helped businesses plan and implement effective content management solutions delivering measurable business value on time and on budget. He has a Master of Science from the University of Minnesota.
Owen served as the Global Storage Architect at Credit Suisse and expert in high performance computing and telecommunications. He was formerly a technical architect at Alliance Bernstein Global Enterprise Technical Services Group, where he helped establish the Storage, Enterprise Systems Management and Data Governance, and Legal e-Discovery strategies. Owen has also been a senior data center, storage and systems engineer and/or architect for various financial services companies, including TD Waterhouse, Instinet, Merrill Lynch, and Morgan Stanley. At Morgan Stanley, he was one of the first technologists on Wall Street to recognize and harness the power of open systems enterprise storage arrays and MPP-based super computers. Owen was a member of the IBM Power Parallel team that developed the IBM SP supercomputer. He holds two patents in high-performance communications protocols. Owen has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University.
Mr. Seelos has been involved in sales and marketing, in one way or another, for over 20 years. He has 18 years of financial, banking and payment processing experience. He has most recently served as Vice President & Corporate Sales Manager for Zions Bank a subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation and was recognized as one of the most effective merchant marketing officers in the U.S. He has extensive background in the design, development and implementation of payment processing channels, treasury management services and corporate finance. He holds an MBA degree from University of Phoenix and a graduate degree from the prestigious Pacific Coast Banking School (PCBS) on the University of Washington Campus. Mr Seelos has been heavily involved in public communities throughout Utah; he is a graduate of Leadership Utah and has been a member of several business, charitable organizations and civic consultation groups.