Christina (Christy) Edson is a Managing Director in True Partners Consulting’s Chicago office. Christy has over 20 years of experience helping clients identify opportunities as well as areas of risk, tax exposures, and inefficiencies in their state and local tax filings, methods, policies and practices. Throughout her career, she has helped clients implement appropriate and sustainable strategies and procedures to minimize their effective state tax rate, mitigate their tax risk and exposure, and reduce future errors.
Christy’s focus lies in consulting mid-size multinational businesses with regard to state and local tax issues concerning sales, use, gross receipts, and business activity taxes. Christy has assisted companies with a multitude of indirect tax issues including transactional analysis, controversies, taxability and nexus determinations, exemptions, process and procedure manuals, compliance and automation, internet taxation, and refund reviews.
Prior to joining True Partners Consulting, Christy consulted on State and Local Tax issues at Arthur Andersen, PwC, Baker & McKenzie, and was in-house Counsel at a Fortune 100 company.
Christy has given presentations on the area of state and local taxation to audiences at New York University, Tax Executives Institute, Institute for Professionals in Taxation, Chicago Tax Club, Illinois Chamber of Commerce Tax Institute, and several bar associations. She has published many articles in the area of state and local tax with particular focus on nexus; most notably, she is published in issues of the Journal of State Taxation (CCH), the ABA’s Tax Lawyer, Journal of Multistate taxation and Incentives (WG&L), and Tax Analysts’ State Tax Notes.
Christy received her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, her Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University College of Law, and her LL.M. in Taxation from Chicago-Kent College of Law.