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.
Mr. Garrett began his career with the ADOR in 2002 as a legal and policy advisor to the commissioner of revenue. Prior to joining the department, Garrett was a manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ state and local tax group in Atlanta, GA, and served as a tax consultant.
Garrett holds degrees from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, the University of Alabama School of Law, and Auburn University. He is a member of both the Georgia and Alabama bar associations and is a recognized speaker at state and national tax forums and conferences.