Welcome from Director Anderson
Welcome to the Nevada Department of Taxation’s website. We
are here to provide you with the information you need, whether you are a new
business trying to understand Nevada’s taxes, a seasoned business looking for
more in-depth requirements, or a member of the public who wants to know about
Nevada’s tax revenue.
The Department administers the collection and distribution
of more than $6 billion annually in state and local government revenue from 17
different taxes. The revenue collected by the Department funds all levels of
government in Nevada, including school districts, cities, counties, and the
I am proud to lead the staff of this agency as we carry out
our important mission in the service of the great state of Nevada. Once you
have found what you’re looking for on our site, I invite you to take a few
minutes to explore some of the other information we have available to learn a
bit more about what we do. Below are some resources you might find useful.
About Director Anderson
William Anderson was appointed by Gov. Sandoval as the Director of the
Department of Taxation in 2018. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Economist
for the State Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation since 2006
where he provided economic and labor market analyses and commentaries to assist
public and private decision makers. Before his tenure with DETR, Bill worked as
an economist with the state budget office for 10 years. He has more than 35
years of experience as an economist and statistician, including time with the
City of Milwaukee, Pennsylvania State University, Indiana Department of
Commerce, and the Congressional Research Service in Washington, D.C. Bill
earned a master’s degree in economics from Wayne State University and a bachelor’s
degree in economics and political science from the University of Michigan.
Provide Fair, Efficient and Effective Administration of Tax Programs for the State of Nevada in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations and policies. Serve the Taxpayers, State and Local Government Entities; and enable and recognize Department employees.
Dedicated to the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct; committed to consistent, impartial and courteous service and treatment. Providing resources, training and support to the men and women of the Department, and fostering initiative, creativity and effective performance.
- Ensure the stable administration of tax statutes.
- Improve compliance through education, information and enforcement.
- Cooperate with other agencies and entities to better serve taxpayers.
- Provide improved and more efficient service.
- Promote the fair and equitable treatment of taxpayers.
- Enhance workforce proficiency through training and communication.
- Improve tax administration through new technology.