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Governor names chairman to Nevada Tax Commission

By Bob Conrad

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE:

image002CARSON CITY — Governor Jim Gibbons has elevated Nevada Tax Commissioner Robert Barengo to the position of Chairman of the Nevada Tax Commission. Mr. Barengo is an attorney in Reno, Nevada and is a former Speaker of the Nevada State Assembly. His record of public service in Nevada includes serving on the Nevada Tax Commission since 2003, serving as a member of the Nevada Insurance Commission (1996-2003), serving in the Nevada Assembly (1972-1982) and serving as a member of the City of Reno Financial Advisory Board (1988-1991).

The Nevada Tax Commission sets policy for the Department of Taxation. It consists of eight citizens appointed by the Governor. In addition, the Governor is an ex-officio, non-voting member. The Tax Commission is intended to be a group of business people with various professional backgrounds who provide oversight for the administration and operations of the Nevada Department of Taxation.

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