Craig Johnson


Craig Johnson is the Executive Director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board. With a deep background in state sales taxation, he has been instrumental in simplifying and modernizing sales tax compliance, greatly benefiting multi-state sellers and state governments.

About Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson has been the Executive Director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board since 2013. His extensive career includes over 20 years at the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, where he served in various roles such as Revenue Field Auditor and Sales and Use Tax Specialist. Craig has been involved with the Streamlined Sales Tax Project since 2006 and has played a crucial role in drafting legislation and implementing changes that align state laws with the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.

As a certified public accountant, Craig frequently speaks on sales and use tax issues, sharing his expertise to help businesses navigate complex tax landscapes. His work focuses on simplifying tax compliance through innovations like the Certified Service Provider Program and the Streamlined Central Registration System, which have made registering and complying with sales tax regulations significantly easier for businesses.


  • Sales tax compliance
  • Tax legislation
  • SST
  • Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board
  • Streamlined Sales Tax


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