Robert V. Willeford, Jr.'s Professional Profile

Robert is the director of State and Local Tax at Anders, with over 20 years of multi-state sales and use tax experience. Along with his public accounting experience, Robert has worked in large, multi-state corporations and in the governmental sector. He performs reverse audits, voluntary disclosure agreements and tax due diligence for mergers and acquisitions to ensure a smooth transition. As a licensed attorney, Robert understands the multi-state tax litigation process and uses this experience to advise clients. Robert keeps up on the latest state tax and local tax regulations and conducts nexus reviews to help businesses avoid unnecessary tax.

Firm Info

  • Joined in 2018


  • State and Local Tax
  • Reverse Audits
  • Nexus Reviews
  • Tax Counsel
  • M&A Tax Due Diligence
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Audit Defense

Education & Certification

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas
  • Licensed Attorney in Missouri
  • Licensed Attorney in Texas
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Juris Doctorate, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • B.S.B.A., Accounting, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • State Bar of Texas

Community Leadership

  • Missouri State High School Activities Association
    • Referee
  • North Texas Christian Academy School Board
    • Legal Counsel (2009-2010)


  • Consumer Use Tax: The “Tax” That Can Bite Dentists Unaware
    • The Dental Arch Magazine, Summer 2019, Vol. 90, No. 3
  • Cross Border State Sales and Use Taxation After South Dakota v. Wayfair: A New Paradigm for E-Commerce
    • University of Missouri School of Law: The Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review, Volume 3 Issue 1


  • From Then to Now: The State of South Dakota vs. Wayfair
    • Anders State and Local Tax Breakfast, November 2019
  • Multistate SALT Update
    • IPT Luncheon, October 2019
  • Multistate Sales/Use Tax Update
    • Associated Industries of Missouri, October 2019
  • Annual Sales/Use Tax Update
    • Associated Industries of Missouri, October 2018
  • South Dakota v. Wayfair: New Standard for Cross-border State Taxation?
    • MOCPA, September 2018