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Stephen Metz

Senior Manager - State and Local Tax  │  KPMG

Stephen Metz is a Senior Manager with KPMG LLP in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Metz has represented clients in state and local tax matters since 1997. Prior to joining KPMG LLP, Mr. Metz worked at a boutique law firm specializing in Colorado Special Metropolitan Districts and served as the Law Clerk for the Honorable Edward A. Simons in Denver District Court.

Mr. Metz primarily focuses on all aspects related to Colorado sales and use tax including audit defense and appeals, refunds, due diligence, planning, negotiating with state and local taxing jurisdictions and day-to-day consulting on specific tax matters across myriad industries. Mr. Metz is the lead Colorado State Tax Resource member for KPMG LLP. Mr. Metz is a licensed attorney with the state of Colorado.

Mr. Metz is a member of the Colorado Bar Association Tax Section, the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, Colorado Government Finance Officers Association/Colorado Tax Audit Coalition, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation - Sales & Use Tax and the Colorado Department of Revenue Sales and Use Tax Stakeholders Group. Mr. Metz has served as a course instructor or lectured for the Council on State Taxation (COST), National Business Institute (NBI), Financial Executive Institute, Texas Society of CPAs and the Fitzsimons Biotechnology Park. Mr. Metz has also co-authored two articles appearing in the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives and the Denver Business Journal.

Mr. Metz holds a B.S. from the University of Colorado and his J.D. from the University of Denver.

Mr. Metz may be reached by e-mail at smetz@kpmg.com or by telephone at (303) 382-7177.