Tom Towson,  Director, Employment Tax Consulting

“In America, there are two tax systems; one for the informed and one for the uninformed. Both are legal.” Judge Learned Hand

About the Author

Tom is the Director of Employment Tax Consulting at Equifax, assisting employers in identifying and recovering overpaid tax, managing employment tax costs, and minimizing compliance risks. He has over 25 years of consulting experience in all aspects of taxation, specializing in employment tax matters (primarily focused on state unemployment insurance) associated with mergers & acquisitions, tax authority representation, and strategic planning.

Tom is a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated Cum Laude from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and from the University of Missouri—St. Louis with a Master’s Degree in Accounting (emphasis in taxation).

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