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David Williams, Chief Tax Officer & Executive Director
David Williams is charged with helping lead and drive growth in Intuit’s various tax businesses including TurboTax, the largest do-it-yourself software solution in the United States as well as Intuit’s professional products that are used by thousands of tax practitioners. In this role, David also works with other Intuit businesses to shape their strategies, engage with external stakeholders and partners, and support industry initiatives.
Prior to joining Intuit, David had a long career in tax policy and tax administration – including fourteen years as a US Senate staffer working primarily on tax issues for the Senate Budget Committee and for Senator Bill Bradley.
In his more than 13 years at the IRS he held a number of positions including Chief Communications Officer as well as Director of the Earned Income Tax Credit office, Director of Electronic Tax Administration and Direct of the Return Preparer Office.
David holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University.
Now that Tax Day is behind us, most of us are probably glad just to be done. Like going to the dentist or skipping dessert, filing taxes is something we do because we have to, not because we want to....