Alan Johansen has been involved with fiscal policy in Florida for over thirty years. He most recently served as staff director and chief analyst for the Florida Senate’s Finance and Tax Committee, the committee responsible for all legislation affecting state and local revenues. Alan represented both houses of the legislature and the Governor’s Office on the state’s Revenue Estimating Conference, the forum for developing official estimates of state revenues and for estimating the fiscal impacts of proposed legislation.

Prior to joining the Florida Senate, Alan was staff director of the House Finance and Taxation Committee, served as deputy director of the House Appropriations Committee, and for two years ran the state econometric model producing revenue and economic forecasts for the legislature’s Economic & Demographic Research unit. In addition to his legislative service, Alan spent four years as the state economist under Governor Lawton Chiles.

Alan served on the National Tax Association’s Communications and Electronic Commerce Taxation Project, representing both the National Governors Association and the National Conference of State Legislatures. He also served as a member of the NCSL’s Task Force on State and Local Taxation of Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce since its inception in 1999.

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