Sam Phillips is a native of southern Illinois and a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Sam has been affiliated with the Tax School as an instructor and reviewer for the University of Illinois Federal Tax Workbook since 2007. He is a CPA and has been in public accounting since 1988. Sam worked for two CPA firms in Southern Illinois and now owns his practice with locations in Salem and Breese. His special interests are in the areas of small business and agricultural taxation. Sam is married and resides in Salem, Illinois.