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About Us

The Deputy Commissioner’s role includes a myriad of duties and activities which are positioned to bring to fruition the plans and goals of the Commissioner of Revenue. These activities include, but are not limited to: the development and communication of major tax policies; the creation and implementation of actions which increase the efficiency and effectiveness of ALDOR; liaison functions with the Governor and governor’s staff; and interactions with various legislators, business groups, and professional associations.

Derrick Coleman

Deputy Commissioner of Revenue

Derrick Coleman joined the team at the Alabama Department of Revenue in 1993, beginning his career in the Vehicle Valuation Section of the Property Tax Division. Prior to being named Deputy Commissioner, Derrick served as Director of the Property Tax Division, building on his experience as a supervisor in the Real Property and Field Operations sections of the division.

As Deputy Commissioner, Derrick is responsible for overseeing Income Tax Audit and Appeals, Financial Operations, Equal Employment Opportunity, and Investigations.

When away from the office, Derrick enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is a native of Hope Hull, Alabama, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree from The Alabama State University.