Deputy Commissioner of Revenue
The Deputy Commissioner of Revenue’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 the Revenue Department; liaison functions with the Governor and governor’s staff; and interactions with various legislators, business groups, and professional associations.
Curtis E. Stewart began his career with ADOR in 1991, and since that time has held management positions within the department, including regulatory licenses, severance, tobacco, fuel, sales and use taxes. Mr. Stewart also served as director of the department’s Tax Policy and Research Division from 2008 to 2012.
Prior to joining the department, Curtis worked as a sole practitioner in the Atlanta, Georgia area, and was previously a manager in the Private Business Advisory and the Governmental practices of KPMG in Atlanta.
As Deputy Commissioner, he is responsible for overseeing the Income Tax Audit and Appeals Division, the Office of Economic Development, and the Investigations Division. He is also responsible for the Financial Operations functions.
Curtis, a native of Greenville, Alabama, received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Commerce School of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.