Michele “Miki” Swanson, CMI (Sales Tax)

Atlanta Office

Miki's Tax Experience

Snapshot and Years of Experience

Miki Swanson has over 30 years of state indirect tax experience.  Miki has served in a variety of capacities and most recently was a Tax Director responsible for the oversight of all state sales and use tax, real and personal property tax, and other non-income tax functions.  Miki is a Vice-Chair of the Sales Tax Professional Designation Committee for the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.

Tax Leadership as a Director

  • Management and direction of all aspects sales and use tax, real and personal property tax, and other non-income tax functions

State Sales/Use, Gross Receipts, and Property Tax Audits

  • Development of the audit plan
  • Management of the information document request process
  • Review of workpapers for audit reductions
  • Negotiation of settlement options

Tax Planning & Project Management

  • Sales tax overpayments reviews
  • Nexus analysis
  • E-commerce
  • Client process reviews
  • Sales & use taxability analysis

State Tax Compliance

  • Preparation and review of sales & use and real & personal property tax returns
  • Preparation and review of gross receipts tax returns – extensive Ohio CAT and Washington B&O experience

Tax Technology Experience

  • Avalara Sales Tax

Previous Work Experience

  • Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Price Waterhouse LLP
  • Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts


  • Millsaps College –
    Bachelor of Business Administration,
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