Peter Steffens is a CPA licensed in Florida with more than three decades of state tax experience in the areas of Motor Fuel Tax, Sales & Use Tax, and State Income Tax. Peter focuses on refund reviews, audit defense, dispute resolution, technical research projects, training seminars, litigation strategy, and expert witness services for our clients specifically in the areas of Motor Fuel Tax and Sales & Use Tax.
Prior to joining Barnwell Consulting, Peter served as the Director of Audits for the Florida Department of Revenue where he retired after 38 years of government service. During his tenure at the Florida Department of Revenue Peter served in various management, policy, research, and instructor roles. In addition, Peter was the Department’s expert witness in audit procedures and the application of tax in audit and compliance cases.
Peter has served as the Federation of Tax Administrators’ Motor Fuel Tax Section National Chair. He has also served as the sections’ Vice Chair and Chairman of the Motor Fuel Tax Uniformity Committee. He was the recipient of the Federation’s 2014 Robert E. Beck – Lifetime Achievement Award.
Peter is a nationally renowned speaker with credits that include: Federation of Tax Administrators, Florida Institute of CPA’s, Florida Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association, Florida Finance Officers Association, Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators, Institute of Internal Auditors, American Petroleum Institute, National Association of Truck Stop Operators, Florida Trucking Association and numerous others over the last 30 plus years.
Peter Steffens, CPA
Barnwell Consulting, LLC
1446 Harbour Walk Road
Tampa, FL 33602
Office: (850) 212-0976
Fax: (404) 941-3020
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