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e-Gov Systems

e-Gov Systems is an SaaS application enabling the electronic filing and remittance of sales and use tax returns from a single web portal.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 1997
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

e-Gov Systems specializes in providing SaaS solutions to government agencies enabling the electronic filing and remittance of sales tax returns. The Company seeks to become the first nation-wide sales tax portal by offering a more efficient method of reporting sales taxes to state and local taxing authorities. e-Gov can deliver its sales tax solution at a fraction of the cost of current individual state systems through its portal model.


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    Ezra Hodge

    Ezra Hodge has recently joined the Company as CEO. Mr. Hodge brings a wealth of experience in project, program, and portfolio management supporting the execution and delivery of high-risk government contracts. He also possesses over ten years of experience in the management of technology projects. Mr. Hodge will focus on the strategic future of the company, geographic expansion, and scalability of existing operations.

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    Rick Mekdessie
    Founder / President

    As President of e-Gov Systems, Mr. Mekdessie is responsible for overall operations, with emphasis on strategic planning and business development. He has been responsible for e-Gov’s long-term corporate direction and managed the technological aspects of the Company's products.

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    George Harris
    Vice President of Product Development

    George Harris, Vice President of Product Development, has over 20 years of experience in system design, development, and implementation. He is the original author of the Sales Tax Manager application, which is used by taxpayers to prepare and remit sales tax returns for the State of Louisiana and its local parishes. Prior to returning to e-Gov Systems, Mr. Harris worked as a Programming Manager for Amedisys, a publicly-traded $1.2 billion annual


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    Dean Cazenave, Kean Miller, LLP
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    Randy Ledet, Planche, Politz, Ledet, LLC