Steve Bixler has served in the state and local tax field for over 10 years primarily providing sales and use tax recovery and audit representation services. As a Senior Tax Manager, Steve is responsible for the implementation and execution of developed tax strategies including the identification and documentation of refund opportunities, as well as adapting tax strategies to meet the specific needs and requirements of unique business environments. Steve has provided sales and use tax services across many industries including serving clients in the insurance, financial, telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, aerospace, education, public sector, post-production and satellite broadcasting industries.
Prior to joining Downey, Smith & Fier, Steve worked for a state and local tax recovery firm located in Newport Beach, specializing in sales and use tax recovery and business tax incentives.
Steve received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University in 1999.