VPTax Management Team

The VPTax Management Team

The VPTax team offers more than 100 years of corporate tax experience. Our experts cover the full range of tax services, which means that we get our clients the answers they need, whatever the question.

With a focus on responsive, personal and professional service, and a deep experience of the challenges and opportunities of tax, our team is committed to helping your company grow.

STEPHEN DAY, Principal

Stephen is a senior tax executive with experience as a VP Tax and Corp Controller, and “Big 4“ partner with more than 25 years’ experience.

Stephen is accomplished in leading high-performing teams to achieve results in the market. In addition to his technical work in tax and accounting, Stephen worked in strategic planning and early stage innovation and go-to-market execution for a Fortune 500 company. He has recently refocused his professional attention on well-funded startup companies with high growth potential. Stephen’s experience in bringing innovation to market coupled with his tax technical background allow him to be a trusted advisor for tax matters and beyond.

Stephen holds a Master’s degree in accounting and taxation from BYU’s Marriott School of Management. When not driving market success, you can find Stephen in the canyons of Utah on his motorcycle. Stephen lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Melody Rasmussen

Melody is a veteran tax professional with deep expertise in partnerships, S Corporations as well as C Corporations. Melody has “Big 4” as well as regional accounting firm experience.

Throughout Melody’s 30-year career, she has provided consulting and tax planning for small and medium businesses including merger and acquisition planning and business restructuring. Melody has deep competency in tax return preparation, tax research, and tax return review for corporate, partnership, trust, and individual entities. Melody is passionate about training, mentoring and support the next generation of tax professionals especially in the future of tax technology, process management and efficiency.

Melody and her husband (who happens to be a CPA as well :-)) met at BYU and have raised their 5 children in Utah.

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