Taxation & Revenue Department

About the Department

The Taxation and Revenue Department, charged with the task of collecting tax dollars and distributing them according to state law, answers to the Governor as part of the executive branch of state government. It administers taxation, revenue and motor vehicle laws passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor. The Department’s chief executive officer is the Secretary of Taxation and Revenue, a cabinet-level position.

The Taxation and Revenue Department (TRD) administers many tax programs, including property tax on a state level. It has a Tax Fraud and Investigations Division to help assure that those who break the law are accountable to the state. It also administers driver’s licensing and motor vehicle registration laws.  The New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department is comprised of:

  • The Office of the Secretary;
  • Administrative Services Division (ASD);
  • Information Technology Division (ITD);
  • Property Tax Division (PTD);
  • Tax Fraud Investigation Division (TFID);
  • Revenue Processing Division (RPD);
  • Audit and Compliance Division (ACD), and
  • Motor Vehicle Division (MVD).

Each division supports a specific aspect of the Department’s mission.

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Stephanie Schardin Clarke

Stephanie Schardin Clarke

“We are working each day to foster an environment that values integrity, respect, excellence, innovation and communication. While we must firmly enforce the tax code and motor vehicle code to the letter of the law, we do so in a manner that delivers the excellent customer service New Mexico deserves.” – Cabinet Secretary Stephanie Schardin Clarke

Contact Information

General inquiries may be addressed to:
1100 South St. Francis Drive Santa Fe, NM 87504
or by phone at (505) 827-0700

For specific questions about individual accounts, please use the Tax Call Center at 1-866-285-2996.

A more complete listing of contacts can be found here: