Rex Halverson

Rex Halverson founded his State and Local Tax firm, Rex Halverson & Associates in 2005. He specializes in tax controversies (Audits and Appeals) and tax credits but his expertise includes income, sales and use, property, payroll, fuel and business license tax matters. Prior to starting up his firm, Rex worked for KPMG (one of the Big 4 Accounting Firms) where he was a Director and Practice Leader for Controversy and Consulting – Western Region in the State and Local Tax Practice. From 1995-1998, Rex served as Deputy State Controller, Taxation for Kathleen Connell, the former California State Controller. While serving as Deputy State Controller, Rex was responsible for representing the Controller on the Board of Equalization and Franchise Tax Board. Rex began his State and Local Tax career in Bank of America’s Tax Department in San Francisco. While at the Bank, he also taught the course “California Taxation” in the Graduate School of Taxation at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He is the former Vice Chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Statewide Tax Committee and a member of the California State Bar, Tax Section. He received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Davis.