Simek Tax is a tax consulting firm based in Chicago specializing in multistate sales and use tax.  We assist in resolving complex technical issues, creating innovative tax solutions, and keeping our clients informed of changes and updates in tax law.  We offer a multitude of services to our clients, including audit defense, taxability research, reverse audits, nexus studies, voluntary disclosures, due diligence and reserve analyses.  Simek Tax strives to provide the highest level of client service.

Our Mission

Sales tax is a complicated, time-consuming and burdensome responsibility for many businesses.  At Simek Tax we strive to simplify the sales tax process and relieve the strain it causes, freeing up employees to perform tasks more in line with their day to day duties.


Drew Simek is the Managing Principal at Simek Tax.  Drew has over twelve years of experience providing clients with state and local sales tax and use tax services.  Drew is a multistate tax professional and has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, printing, transportation and financial services.  Drew has advised clients on audit defense, managed audits, refund reviews, voluntary disclosures, nexus analyses, taxability research, due diligence and reserve analyses (FAS5).  Prior to founding Simek Tax, Drew was with PwC's state and local tax practice in Chicago and also spent time with Ryan's sales and use tax practice in Dallas and Chicago.

Drew is a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, a Certified Member of the Institute (CMI) in sales tax and serves on the CMI sales tax committee. Drew is also a member of the Chicago Tax Club and the Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois.

B.S. Northern Illinois University

Drew Simek

Managing Principal