KTA Leadership Board

Joseph R. Sandri - Founder and President

Mr. Sandri is the Founder and President of Keystone Tax Associates. Prior to founding Keystone in 2005, Joe was the National Director of Taxes and Regional Director of Sales and Use Tax at two other regional tax consulting firms. Mr. Sandri's vast and unparalleled Sales and Use Tax knowledge is rooted in his 10 years of experience as a Sales and Use Tax Auditor for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and his 17 plus years performing and supervising Sales and Use Tax refund and reverse audit services. Mr. Sandri is directly involved in every on-site review, audit defense, representation of clients at all levels of administrative hearings, staff training, custom client seminars as a well as every other support aspect performed by Keystone.

Joe resides in Mechanicsburg with his wife Tina and two daughters.

  • Susquehanna University - BS Accounting 1988
  • PA Department of Revenue - Harrisburg, PA 1988-1997, Bureau of Audits Sales and Use Tax Auditor
  • Regional Sales Tax Firm - Harrisburg, PA 1997-1999, Regional Tax Director
  • Regional Sales Tax Firm - Harrisburg, PA 1999-2005, National Tax Director
  • Keystone Tax Associates, LLC - Harrisburg, PA 2005-Current, Founder and Principle

K. Bryan Bass - Director of Tax

Mr. Bass is the Tax Director for Keystone Tax Associates. Prior to joining Keystone in 2010, Mr. Bass was Director of Taxes at another regional tax consulting firm. Bryan personally performed numerous refund reviews and reverse audits of companies ranging from Fortune 500 to boutique businesses. Mr. Bass's unmatched experience in Sales and Use Tax make him an invaluable part of Keystone Tax Associates. Mr. Bass served as a Senior Sales Tax Auditor with the Virginia Department of Taxation for 18 years. In addition to his auditing duties, Mr. Bass also worked closely with the Tax Policy Section on the Sales and Use Tax Rules and Regulations Committee for Government Contractors, Ship Repair Facilities and Manufacturing. Mr. Bass has spent the last 10 years performing audit defenses, refund recovery, protective claims, court petitions and compliance work for companies, large and small within the Commonwealth of Virginia and the state of North Carolina. Mr. Bass is the current Chairman for his local Judicial Zoning Board and current Member of the City of Chesapeake Economic Development Advisory Council.

Bryan resides in Virginia Beach with his wife Nancy.

  • College of William and Mary - BA Business Administration 1981
  • Old Dominion University - MA Economics 2001
  • VA Department of Taxation - 1984-2002, Senior Tax Auditor
  • Regional Sales Tax Firm - Harrisburg, PA 2003-2010, Tax Director
  • Keystone Tax Associates, LLC - Harrisburg, PA 2010-Current, Tax Director