Secretary for Administration and Finance Jay Gonzalez announced today the appointment of Amy Pitter as the new commissioner for the Department of Revenue. Pitter succeeds Commissioner Navjeet K. Bal, who is returning to the private sector to work as an attorney for the firm of Nixon Peabody.
Pitter, a lawyer and accountant, held several senior management positions at DOR in the 1990s, serving as Deputy Commissioner of Taxpayer Services and then as Deputy Commissioner for Child Support Enforcement.
For the past 10 years Pitter has worked for CGI. an independent and world-wide information technology and business process services company where she partnered with agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service to conduct business process redesign and reengineering initiatives.
Bal was named Deputy DOR Commissioner in September 2007 after having worked as a bond lawyer specializing in municipal finance law at Mintz Levin. She has served as commissioner since February 2008.
Bal's last day will be Friday, September 30. Pitter will be sworn in Monday, October 3. In a press release, Nixon Peabody said it was expanding its public finance practice with the appointment of Bal as counsel.
In a note emailed to DOE employees today, Bal said, "Thank you for all your commitment to your jobs and for your hard work. I know that at the end of my career, I will look back on this as the best job of my life. It has been a pleasure."
The Top Ten Benefits of “MassTaxConnect” for Business Taxpayers posted on Jul 30
Getting to know DOR’s New, Modernized Filing System As you may have heard, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue is revamping the way the business taxpayers can file taxes in the Commonwealth. This new filing system, MassTaxConnect, offers taxpayers a state-of-the-art tax administration system that will …Continue Reading The Top Ten Benefits of “MassTaxConnect” for Business Taxpayers
Prep Early for Next Tax Season posted on May 20
Filing season is finally over and we know the last thing on your mind is next tax season. But did you know that if given more prep time, you could be saving yourself lots of stress and time? Start planning for next tax season now …Continue Reading Prep Early for Next Tax Season
DOR’s Participation in the Family Court Workshops posted on Apr 22
Once a month, the Department of Revenue’s Child Support Enforcement (CSE) lawyers and staff volunteer to be a part of the Family Court Workshops for Mothers and Fathers at the Suffolk County Probate & Family Court in Boston. The workshops, a joint venture between community …Continue Reading DOR’s Participation in the Family Court Workshops