Assistant Commissioner of Revenue
The Assistant Commissioner of Revenue, pursuant to Section 40-2-44, Code of Alabama, shall possess the qualifications and take the oath of office required by law of the Commissioner of Revenue and shall be appointed and hold office under and according to the provisions of the state Merit System. In the absence of the Commissioner of Revenue, the Assistant Commissioner of Revenue shall assume the duties of the office of the Commissioner of Revenue. He shall have and exercise in all matters the full authority granted by law to the Commissioner of Revenue if the Commissioner of Revenue has delegated such duties and authority to him in writing. 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.
Mike began his career with the Alabama Department of Revenue in 1992 and has held numerous management positions within the agency. Prior to being named Assistant Commissioner, Mike served as Director of the Tax Policy and Research Division and was the Department’s liaison for legislative affairs.
As Assistant Commissioner, Mike is responsible for overseeing the Tax Policy and Governmental Affairs Division, the Department’s nine field offices located throughout the state, the Motor Vehicle Division, and the Human Resources Division.
A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Auburn University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Troy University. He is also a certified public manager.