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Robert Willeford | Anders CPA

Robert V. Willeford, Jr., CPA, Esq.

Principal and State and Local Tax Practice Leader
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  • State and Local Tax
  • Reverse Audits
  • Nexus Reviews
  • Tax Counsel
  • M&A Tax Due Diligence
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Audit Defense
  • CARES Act
  • Paycheck Protection Program

Professional Profile

Robert is the principal and state and local tax practice leader 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. He is a member of the firm’s CARES Act Research and Response Team and advises clients around the latest legislation on COVID-19 relief, including the Paycheck Protection Program. Robert keeps up on the latest state tax and local tax regulations and conducts nexus reviews to help businesses avoid unnecessary tax.

Joined the firm in 2018

Education & Certifications

  • Licensed Attorney in Missouri
  • Licensed Attorney in Texas
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of Missouri
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of Texas
  • 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)

Quote to Live By:

“Sir, my concern is not whether God is on my side; my greatest concern is that I am on God’s side…” – Abraham Lincoln


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