Diane Yetter CPA

President and Founder, Sales Tax Institute & Yetter Tax

Diane L. Yetter is the "Sales Tax Nerd®" as well as a strategist, advisor, speaker and author in the field of sales and use tax. She is president of YETTER Tax, a sales tax consulting and tax technology firm. She is also the founder of The Sales Tax Institute, which offers live and online courses to educate business professionals about sales and use tax. Diane works with clients of all sizes in a myriad of industries to deliver sales tax services ranging from tax technology to tax policy and planning and training. She also regularly partners with other advisors to help them serve their clients. Prior to founding the company in 1996, Diane was a tax professional for Arthur Andersen, Quaker Oats and the Kansas Department of Revenue. Diane is a member of many tax organizations and is frequently asked to present to industry groups concerning sales and use tax issues on a local, state and national level. As an author, Diane has published three books and numerous articles concerning sales and use tax issues. She also is the author of the US Sales Tax Chapter for the IBFD VAT Worldwide Research Database. Diane was named in Accounting Today's 100 Most Influential People in Accounting seven times between 2011 and 2021. As an entrepreneur, she was honored as Woman Business Owner of the Year 2020 by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Chicago Chapter. Her twitter handle, @SalesTaxInst has been one of Forbes Top 100 Tax Twitter Handles and @YetterTax is in the Accounting [https://twitter.com/hashtag/AccountingTop100?src=hash]social media leaders. She also sits on the Avalara Accounting Meta Influencers Roundtable. Diane earned a BS in accounting and business administration from the University of Kansas in 1985 and an MS in taxation from DePaul University in 1994. Diane serves on the KU Endowment Association's Board of Trustees and is a Past Chair and current member of the Dean's Board of Advisors, University of Kansas School of Business where she is also an adjunct professor, teaching topics on state and local taxation and entrepreneurship.