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{{Nevada SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Controller of the State of Nevada''' is the chief financial officer of the government of [[Nevada]]. The Controller is elected to a four-year term.
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The Controller of the State of Nevada is the chief fiscal officer of the government of Nevada. The Controller is elected to a four-year term.

Current officeholder

The current state controller is Kim Wallin (D). She was first elected in 2006 and is serving in her second term.

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of the controller in Article V, the Executive Department.

Under Article V, Section 19:

A Secretary of State, a Treasurer, a Controller, and an Attorney General, shall be elected at the same time and places, and in the same manner as the Governor.

Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications for this office.

Elections

The Controller of Nevada is a publicly elected official who serves a term of four years in length. As specified in Article V, Section 19 of the Nevada State Constitution, a term-limit of two four year terms is imposed on those who occupy this statewide position.

Duties

The controller's main duties include conducting the final audit and settling of all claims against the state, they also must ensure compliance with the intent of the constitution, federal laws and state statutes in this regard. The Controller is also responsible for computing, withholding and accounting all state payroll deductions and also overseeing all records in connection with administration and compliance with federal revenue and income tax laws.

Compensation

In 2010, the Nevada Controller was paid an estimated $97,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[1]

Contact Information

Main Office
State Controller's Office
Nevada State Capitol
101 N Carson St. Suite 5
Carson City NV 89701-4786

Phone:(775)684-5750 Fax:(775)684-5695

See also

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