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Welcome from Director Young

Welcome to Nevada Tax Center. We have developed this online service to offer you an easier way to manage your business tax filings. If you are not already registered, I encourage you to do so. We at the Department are committed to ongoing improvements that make doing business with us easier. I sincerely hope you enjoy your experience with Nevada Tax Center.

Warm regards,
Melanie

About the Department

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 state.


About Director Young

Melanie Young was appointed Executive Director of the Department of Taxation in January 2019 by Governor Steve Sisolak. Young has spent 20 years as a public servant to the State of Nevada. Since February 2018, she has served in the Nevada Department of Taxation, managing operations, maintenance, tax distributions, budget, processing, accounting, fiscal services, personnel, and payroll. Her prior roles include Executive Branch Budget Officer in the Governor’s Finance Office, Administrative Services Officer for the Departments of Public Safety and Health and Human Services, and Management Analyst in the Department of Health and Human Services.

Mission Statement

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.

Philosophy

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.

Goals

  1. Ensure the stable administration of tax statutes.
  2. Improve compliance through education, information and enforcement.
  3. Cooperate with other agencies and entities to better serve taxpayers.
  4. Provide improved and more efficient service.
  5. Promote the fair and equitable treatment of taxpayers.
  6. Enhance workforce proficiency through training and communication
  7. Improve tax administration through new technology.