Chief of the Business Tax and Fee Division’s Tax Policy Bureau , California Department of Tax and Fee Administration
Trista Gonzalez has worked for the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (formerly the Board of Equalization) for 25 years. She was appointed Chief of the Business Tax and Fee Division’s Tax Policy Bureau in November 2016. In this role, Trista oversees the development of policies and procedures related to the tax and fee programs administered by the CDTFA, as well as online services and taxpayer education. Previous to this role, she held various staff and supervisory positions within the department. Trista has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Accounting from California State University, Chico.