Lyle Downey has specialized in state & local tax recovery and audit services for over 20 years. As one of the founding partners of Downey, Smith & Fier, Lyle has been an integral part of the firm's success. Lyle began his career in state & local tax as a sales & use tax auditor with the California State Board of Equalization. In 1999, Lyle joined Deloitte & Touche’s state & local tax group providing state & local tax services to Fortune 1000 clients. Lyle has extensive state & local tax experience working in private, public and government agencies.
Lyle’s experience includes the following industries: retailers, manufactures, wholesales, aerospace, publishing (newspapers), printing (financial and commercial), insurance, biotechnology and high technology.
Lyle received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the California State University, Dominguez Hills