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Nebraska Governor Appoints New State Tax Commissioner

Tax Development Dec 01, 2006

On November 27, 2006, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman announced that he has appointed Mr. Douglas Ewald to be Nebraska's next State Tax Commissioner, effective December 4, 2006. Mr. Ewald joins the Department of Revenue with extensive private sector experience, having most recently served as Director of State Taxes for Union Pacific Corporation (UP).

Governor Heineman has also committed to returning the Nebraska Department of Property Assessment and Taxation under the authority of the Nebraska Department of Revenue. Current Property Tax Administrator, Ms. Catherine Lang, is to be appointed Deputy Tax Commissioner.