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About Us

The Commissioner of Revenue serves as the chief executive officer of the Alabama Department of Revenue. The commissioner is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.

Vernon Barnett

Commissioner of Revenue

Governor Kay Ivey appointed Vernon Barnett to serve as Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue in May 2017.

He has worked in state government for 25 years and served as a Deputy Solicitor General, Legal Advisor to the Governor, Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Corrections, and Executive Counsel of the Department of Environmental Management.

Commissioner Barnett is the current Chair of the Multistate Tax Commission, the Secretary of the Federation of Tax Administrators Board of Trustees, a member of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee, and a member of the Senior Executive Board of the Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Information Sharing and Analysis Center.

He earned degrees from Vanderbilt University and the University of Alabama School of Law. He and his wife have two children.

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