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Indiana Department of Revenue

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Indiana Department of Revenue

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About the Department

The Indiana Department of Revenue was created by an Act of the Indiana General Assembly on Feb. 18, 1947. The department is headed by Commissioner Chris Atkins. The department is responsible for providing service to Indiana citizens regarding state tax matters. Additionally, the department administers state tax laws, develops regulations and makes decisions about tax policy.

Mission and Vision Statements

Mission
Collect tax revenues and administer tax laws in a fair, secure, and efficient manner and provide accurate and timely funding and services to Indiana citizens and other constituents.

Vision
The Indiana Department of Revenue continuously innovates to increase accuracy, efficiency, and productivity in all areas of tax administration.

Background

To serve the public and properly administer the tax laws, the department employs approximately 750 full-time and part-time employees.

The department is headquartered at the Indiana Government Center located in downtown Indianapolis. It also maintains operation of the Returns Processing Center and the Motor Carrier Services Division at the Ameriplex complex, west of Indianapolis. Additionally, we provide service through 12 district offices located throughout Indiana, and representatives in nine other states. The department conducts operations through 10 internal divisions, each responsible for a specific business function:

  • Office of Commissioner
  • Public Relations
    • Forms Revision
    • Communication
  • Enforcement
    • Field Audit
    • Out of State
    • Audit Support and Desk Audit Discovery
    • Special Investigations Unit 
    • Sales Tax Refund
    • Voluntary Disclosure Program
    • Collections Receivables/Collections Bad Debt
  • Legal
    • Inheritance Tax
    • Protest Review
    • Legal Chief
  • Tax Policy
  • Tax Administration
    • Customer Contact
    • Support
    • Processing
  • Special Tax and Support Administration
    • Returns Processing Center
    • Motor Carrier Services
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Training & Staff Development
  • Office of the Taxpayer Advocate
    • Advocacy
    • Disclosure  
  • Finance
    • Revenue/Budget
    • Internal Controls
    • Procurement/Payables

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Annual Reports

For more information about the department, you can view: