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LiKeisha Gibson

Managing Director

Transaction Tax


LiKeisha manages a team of sales and use tax professionals in DMA’s southwest region. She ensures that the team embraces DMA’s Client Service Principles and that best practices are utilized to deliver exceptional service to DMA’s clients. LiKeisha also works closely with clients and DMA’s sales and use tax professionals to develop and implement tax planning strategies that result in significant tax savings. She plans, organizes, and performs overpayment reviews for major corporations. LiKeisha uses several review processes, including procuring and analyzing client data for use with DMA’s transaction tax automated review process. She evaluates sampling procedures, checks for inconsistencies, reviews audit assessments, and files necessary appeals. LiKeisha also negotiates with auditors regarding audit assessments and refunds, provides research and planning services, works with clients and state taxing authorities on managed audits, and informs clients of tax law changes that affect their industries.



29 years in sales and use tax; 18 years with DMA


  • Completed numerous sales and use tax recovery projects, as well as Texas and Louisiana managed audits
  • Successfully managed sales and use tax audits and attended hearings
  • Four years of experience with the Mississippi Department of Revenue, where she performed audits
    of mid-size to large corporations
  • Generated +$7M in sales and use tax savings for clients

Louisiana | Mississippi | Texas



Data Center | Energy & Utilities | Financial Services | Manufacturing | Oil & Gas | Retail



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  • Master of Business Administration, Finance – University of Memphis
  • Bachelor’s of Accounting – University of Southern Mississippi
  • Certified Member of the Institute (CMI) of the Institute of Professionals in Taxation (IPT)
  • Continually attends seminars that examine the latest changes in state and local taxation
  • Frequent presenter on sales and use tax topics for tax industry organizations and DMA educational forums