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Jon Iversen is an Alaska-based tax attorney who provides tax planning and tax structuring advice and represents clients in tax audits and appeals. His practice emphasizes state and local taxation. Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Jon served as Director of the Tax Division of the Department of Revenue for the State of Alaska.


One of the most highly rated attorneys in the state in his field, Jon has extensive experience counseling and representing clients on state and local tax audits and appeals, incentives financing associated with Alaska’s oil and gas production tax credits, state and local tax considerations in all manner of transactions, and the development of law and policy. His practice includes oil and gas production taxes, property taxes, corporate income taxes, mining license taxes, and fisheries taxes. 


Jon served as a core team member in drafting and implementing the laws and regulations for Alaska’s oil and gas production (severance) tax and property tax. Other areas of emphasis include oil and gas exploration, development and production matters, including royalties, leasing and unitization. Over the course of his career, Jon has successfully counseled clients on numerous complex tax matters and litigated and negotiated settlements of major tax and royalty cases.


Jon also worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alaska in the Oil, Gas & Mining Section; an associate at Eide, Miller & Pate, P.C.; and a judicial clerk for Superior Court Judge Larry D. Card.


Jon is a State Tax Notes columnist. He is managing partner of Stoel Rives’ Anchorage office. Jon is a past co-leader of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group and a past pro bono coordinator for the Anchorage office.



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Jonathan E. Iversen - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Tax Law - Alaska

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