Dan Thompson

Thompson Tax
(415) 320-7829

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Dan Thompson is the President and Founder of Thompson Tax LLC.

Dan offers more than 40 years of practical State and Local Tax experience focused primarily on Multistate Sales and Use Taxation. Dan’s client portfolio includes a wide array of national and global companies representing diverse industries and markets. He assists clients with a full spectrum of Sales and Use Tax services ranging from compliance, due diligence, and tax planning opportunities… all with a focus on growing their business.

Dan is an accomplished speaker for many respected tax education groups, including the California Society of CPAs, the Tax Executives Institute (TEI), the Georgetown University Law Center, and various additional business trade groups.

Dan started Thompson Tax in 2002 and was previously a Partner and Principal at two large national accounting firms, as well as a District Administrator at the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), now the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA). Dan is an active member of the American Institute of CPAs, the California Society of CPAs, and earned his CMI with the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT). Dan is a founding member of the multistate Independent SALT Alliance (ISA). He is an instructor for IPT’s Sales Tax School II and currently sits on the Board of Governors. Dan graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.  

Dan is a decorated U.S. Navy veteran and is proud to have served his country. He enjoys camping, spending time outdoors, and devoting time to his family when away from the office.

About Us: There are over 75,000 state and local taxing jurisdictions nationwide, with many having their own set of ever-changing rules and regulations. Identifying opportunities and managing risk at multiple operating locations can become a daunting task, and some businesses may not even know that they have incurred liabilities until long after penalties and interest have begun to accrue. For a lot of organizations and companies, state and local taxes represent a majority of their overall tax burden, so whether you need help with sales and use taxes, multistate taxes, business licenses, tax controversy support, or any other related issues, Thompson Tax LLC is here to help. With over 250 years of combined experience in government and Big 4 accounting, our SALT professionals have the wisdom and know-how to cut through the red tape and will gladly consult with you to help ease the burden of navigating through the world of SALT issues. We are proud to be one of the founding members of the Independent Salt Alliance (ISA), a network of experienced state and local tax practitioners specializing in a diverse range of tax related services.